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Fort Lewis College names three finalists for presidency

Fort Lewis College has named three finalists for the school’s presidency – two are currently higher-education administrators teaching abroad and one works for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation....

DATE: March 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Parents, school officials cross wires on school-safety meeting

Parents concerned about school safety crossed wires with Durango School District officials, with both taking leadership roles in organizing the same panel. A passionate desire to move quickly to...

DATE: March 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Annika Lewis at the United Nations

DATE: March 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school board discusses safety, calendar and walkout

Mancos School District Re-6 covered a lot of ground in its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday: security measures, test opt-outs, its four-day calendar, its walkout, and its response to a recent...

DATE: March 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Deadline for Dean Hanson scholarship is April 15

The Journal Applications are now being accepted for the Four Corners Board of Realtors Dean Hanson Memorial Scholarship. “This scholarship can be awarded to traditional and nontraditional students...

DATE: March 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

University of Colorado to honor 1st black female graduate

BOULDER – The University of Colorado has decided to honor its first black female graduate, who wasn’t allowed to walk across the stage in 1918. The Daily Camera reports that Polly McLean, a CU...

DATE: March 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Family of student killed on north Main starts tutoring fund

After Fort Lewis College student Allen Duke was killed by a driver last year while walking to work along north Main Avenue, his family learned he was tutoring students during his already busy...

DATE: March 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Shundiin Kauffman makes dean’s list at Johnson Wales University in Denver

The Journal Shundiin Kauffman, a 2016 graduate of the Goal Academy High School in Cortez, made the dean’s list as a sophomore for the winter semester at Johnson Wales University in Denver. She...

DATE: March 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

M-CHS to hold lockdown drill and on-site evacuation

In a letter to parents on March 16, Montezuma-Cortez High School Principal Dr. Jason Wayman, announced a school wide lockout drill and evacuation set for April 5. The on-site evacuation doesn’t...

DATE: March 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Applications open for FLC’s newest graduate degree

Applications for Fort Lewis College’s latest degree program, the master’s program in Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Education, opened Friday for fall 2018. “We feel that it’s our...

DATE: March 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper signs bill to free up Old Fort Lewis funds

Fort Lewis College will have greater access to funds generated by the Old Fort Lewis land near Hesperus after Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill freeing up use of the money. Previously, law...

DATE: March 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez students walk out to honor shooting victims, promote kindness

About 120 students from Montezuma-Cortez High School participated in a well-organized walkout Wednesday to honor those killed in recent school shootings in Florida and Aztec, New Mexico, and to...

DATE: March 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News