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Marijuana taxes aren’t a silver bullet for school funding

Tax revenue generated by legal recreational marijuana is nice to have for some noneducational building costs, but it’s not going to turn around the tight school funding situation in Colorado any...

DATE: May 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores rejoins 1A Southern Peaks Conference, CHSAA says

The Dolores High School football team will play in the 1A Southern Peaks conference this fall, according to Bert Borgmann, assistant commissioner at the Colorado High School Activities Association....

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cooper resigns as Dolores Schools superintendent

Scott Cooper, superintendent of Dolores Schools, has announced he is resigning to take a job at a large school district in Grand Junction. He informed the school board yesterday and told staff this...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school board holds open house about construction

Mancos School District Re-4A held an open house Monday night to answer community questions and concerns about upcoming construction. Owner’s representative Monty Guiles led the meeting, presenting...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

PCC opens new nursing division on July 1

Pueblo Community College has created a Division of Nursing to accommodate growing demand and the addition of a bachelor’s degree in nursing, according to a news release. The division will begin...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rico Elementary School to shut down as enrollment falls

The Dolores County school board has decided to close Rico Elementary School by June due to a lack of students. It will not reopen for the fall 2018. In a letter to Rico residents, Bruce Hanson,...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Petitions to recall two Dolores school board members filed with county

A group has turned in its petitions to recall Dolores School Board President Dee Prock and board member Vangi McCoy, according to the Montezuma County Clerk and Recorder’s Office. “We have only...

DATE: April 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Why pot taxes don’t fix Colorado teachers’ problems

DENVER – Colorado teachers are protesting for higher salaries and increased money for schools, prompting questions about why the state’s booming marijuana sales have not fixed the funding problems....

DATE: April 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Manaugh to hold Cinco de Mayo fun run to help fund playground

Manaugh Elementary School will host a Cinco de Mayo fun run on May 5 at 10 a.m. to raise money for a new playground. According to assistant principal Whitney Stewart, the school wants to update the...

DATE: April 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former professional baseball player speaks at Mesa Elementary

Former pro baseball player Adam Morrissey spoke to Mesa Elementary students on Thursday about “living with a champion mindset.” He encouraged students to believe in themselves, have a good work...

DATE: April 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Manaugh goes ‘interstellar’ for learning

Manaugh Elementary School held its fourth annual Spring Fling on Thursday evening. The event is an opportunity for students to learn in a hands-on environment and for residents to see what the...

DATE: April 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News