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Telluride High School searched for weapons after threat

TELLURIDE – FBI agents and police searched a high school campus for weapons and explosives in the scenic Rocky Mountains resort of Telluride on Monday after a tip about alleged plans for a...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College seeks feedback about name change

Fort Lewis College has begun its process of considering renaming the school, in part to counteract enrollment decline. Talk of a name change has been taking place for at least the last five years....

DATE: Nov. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC professor: Tax plan’s hit to graduate students could harm economy

WASHINGTON – A Fort Lewis College professor says the proposed Republican tax overhaul plan that includes changes to tax deductions for graduate students could have long-term harm to the economy...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Study: Most student loan fraud claims involve for-profits

WASHINGTON – Students who attended for-profit colleges filed more than 98 percent of the requests for student loan forgiveness alleging fraud by their schools, according to an analysis of...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Subaru donates two cars, police donate vests to campus

Pueblo Community College, Southwest Campus received two new Subaru vehicles in October for students to train on in the automotive technology program. “The students really enjoy working on...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Cast and crew of ‘Noises Off’ keep audience laughing

The Montezuma-Cortez High School drama club performed “Noises Off,” a “comic farce” by Michael Frayn, Nov. 7-18 at the Ralph E. Vavak Memorial auditorium. The play was a play within a play,...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos High School graduate interns at NASA

Aimee Johnson, who graduated from Mancos High School in 2012, spent this summer interning for NASA. Johnson was one of 10 college students chosen for the program’s nationwide search. The...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

University of Colorado will launch online degree programs for a flat $15,000

The University of Colorado is creating a new online education system that will offer bachelor’s and master’s degree programs for a flat $15,000 cost. In a decision by the Board of Regents...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Dolores Middle School honor roll

Principal’s Honor Roll Seventh grade: Samuel Armstrong, Braden Boyd, Aleece Brown, Taylor LaRose, Hailey Melvin, Hazel Smith Eighth grade: Annabel Baldwin, Rogan Blair, Jolie Brisbin, Shiloh...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Mancos honor roll

Quarter 1 honor roll for Mancos Middle School, grades 6-8: High Honors Sixth grade: Braxton Dennison, Chloe Endres, Samantha Simmons Seventh grade: Riley Cannon, Sophie Eschallier, Lilly...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Perfect attendance earns sweet treat

Fifty-two Montezuma-Cortez High School students received a $5 gift card to Cold Stone Creamery for perfect attendance in the first quarter of the 2017/2018 school year. They are: Ansel Baker,...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education