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Remote learning begins in Montezuma County

Social-distancing efforts have changed nearly every facet of our lives in recent weeks, from grocery shopping to employment. And with Colorado school closures expected to stretch into the summer,...

DATE: March 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Schools offer free food to students through closures

Montezuma County schools might be closed, but the food line is open. Dolores, Mancos and Montezuma-Cortez school districts are offering free lunches and breakfasts to students 18 and younger, in...

DATE: March 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma school districts prepare for online instruction

As the state of Colorado has upped restrictions on public gatherings, the possibility of remote K-12 schooling is becoming an increasing reality. And local schools are scrambling to figure out how...

DATE: March 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores schools pursuing funds for new location

After a lengthy debate, the Dolores school board voted Thursday night to pursue moving the campus to a new site for a large-scale facilities upgrade. The board also voted to put a bond initiative...

DATE: March 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District extends spring break, bolsters cleaning efforts

Spring break will be extended two days, school-sponsored travel will be canceled and use of school buildings by outside groups will be curtailed in an effort to keep Durango School District 9-R...

DATE: March 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

In response to coronavirus, Fort Lewis College to hold online-only classes

Fort Lewis College will hold online-only classes from March 25 to April 6 in an effort to minimize the spread of the coronavirus. “Fort Lewis College is actively monitoring the spread of...

DATE: March 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College trains faculty, staff in suicide prevention

Here are some myths about suicide: No one can stop a suicide if a person is committed. Those who talk about suicide don’t do it. Confronting a person considering suicide will only make them angry...

DATE: March 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos’ Boyle Park water festival set for April

Mancos students are giving Boyle Park a splash next month. In partnership with the Mobile Earth and Space Observatory, Mancos School District Re-6 will host a “Water Science and Recreation...

DATE: March 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez High to perform ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

A fiddler on a roof may seem to have a uniquely precarious situation, but perhaps there are some universal parallels that can be drawn. At least according to Tevye, the Jewish milkman hero of the...

DATE: March 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez schools look to make ‘hard choices’

As school districts across the country deal with a teacher shortage, the Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 has announced that it will look at “everything within our abilities” to attract...

DATE: March 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forum on education funding draws a crowd in Mancos

More than 100 people from Southwest Colorado showed up in Mancos Saturday morning to advocate for more state educational funding – with a few legislative ears on hand. State Sen. Don Coram,...

DATE: March 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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