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Dolores school board, interview committee picks interim superintendent

The Dolores school board and interview committee have chosen Phil Kasper as the interim superintendent. School board President Dee Prock told The Journal in a phone interview on Wednesday that...

DATE: June 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College raising funds to buy river company

Fort Lewis College is raising private funds to purchase a river rafting company, which would be used by faculty and students for academic and recreational trips. If the deal goes through, the...

DATE: June 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Dolores school board to hold special meeting

The Dolores school board will hold a special meeting on Friday, June 8, at 5 p.m. According to the agenda, the board will discuss personnel and negotiations in executive session. The meeting will...

DATE: June 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Students blend past and present in artwork

Multimedia artwork from students at Southwest Open School is on display at the Canyons of the Ancients Visitors Center and Museum. Before creating their artwork, 15 students visited local...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Petitions to recall two Dolores school board members resubmitted

Petitions to recall Dolores school board President Dee Prock and board member Vangi McCoy were resubmitted on Thursday, according to the Montezuma County Clerk and Recorder’s Office. “The recall...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores interviews four candidates for interim superintendent position

The Dolores school board and interview committee on Tuesday questioned four candidates for the position of interim superintendent of Dolores School District RE-4. Questions centered on the...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez High School honor roll

Scholars 4.0 GPA Seniors: Cheyenne Benally, Christian Bennett, Hanna Carver, Benjamin Chupp, Jasen Engel, Trystan Henderson, Morgan Jones, Sidnie Majors, Maddison Phelps, Jazmin Rodriguez, Josie...

DATE: June 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

SWOS graduates 15 seniors in intimate ceremony

Southwest Open School held its 2018 graduation Wednesday evening in an intimate ceremony honoring students who have received their diplomas despite hardship. Fifteen students graduated from SWOS in...

DATE: June 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tuition jumps 5% at Fort Lewis College

The Fort Lewis College Board of Trustees approved a 5 percent tuition increase for residents, nonresidents and graduate students at its meeting Friday. Trustees also approved a $51.93 million final...

DATE: June 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Mancos Elementary School honor roll, fourth quarter

Fourth grade honorable mention Kailey Linders, Oshiona Reider, Sarah Sparks, Colten Vannest, Nicole Velasquez, Tristian Baker, Emany Fry, Claire Goodwin. Fourth grade high honors Evan Goff, Tylee...

DATE: May 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Silverton students examine the town’s untold stories

On a Monday night in May 1902, Silverton’s Chinese residents were chased out of town, in an event the newspaper called a “murderous attack.” They were forced out of town and made to walk south...

DATE: May 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Montezuma-Cortez graduates get inspiring send-off into the world

As the sun set with a golden glow over Panther Stadium, the future began for 147 graduates of the Montezuma-Cortez High School Class of 2018. More than 1,000 parents, friends and family members...

DATE: May 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News