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Fort Lewis College enrollment down 6.6 percent

Fall enrollment at Fort Lewis College is down 6.6 percent compared with last year – the lowest it has been in more than a decade – prompting the college to increase its effort to boost retention...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Danish gymnasts plan to visit Cortez Middle School

A group of Danish gymnasts will perform at Cortez Middle School on Oct. 19 at 3 p.m. The group is from a organization called the Danish Gymnastic International Group. The group, led by Kim Hahn,...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

English and GED classes now available in new Cortez office

The Durango Adult Education Center has opened a new location in downtown Cortez for English and GED/high school equivalency classes. Classes are now located at 10 W. Main St., Suite 110 in the...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Turn off the TV while your children are around

You might think I’m recommending this because some child development research shows that watching TV and other digital devices can negatively impact the developing brain and hinder children from...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College President Dene Thomas prioritizes tuition waiver

Fort Lewis College President Dene Kay Thomas has dedicated much of her professional life to ensure that Native Americans have access to affordable education. When she retires from FLC at the end of...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores candidates talk about student, teacher retention

Seven candidates are running for two open seats on the Dolores School Board. They are Eugene Reininger III, Lisa Holz, Jerry Whited, Sandra Corbitt, Casey McClellan, Rebecca Frasier and Kay Phelps....

DATE: Oct. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board candidates field questions during forum

At a public forum Tuesday, seven candidates running for two open seats on the Dolores School Board fielded a variety of questions. The candidates are Sandra Corbitt, Rebecca Frasier, Lisa Holz,...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Schools receive grant to build health clinic

After months of planning, the Dolores school district has received a grant from the Colorado Health Foundation to build an on-campus health clinic. Dolores School District Re-4A applied for the...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez student receives Pinhead Institute Internship

Montezuma-Cortez High School student Danita Miles was one of 23 teens from Southwest Colorado to land an internship through the Pinhead Institute this year. The internship program was founded in...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado commission seeks increase in STEM degrees

The Colorado Commission on Higher Education announced on Tuesday its master plan, “Colorado Rises: Advancing Education and Talent Development,” as a call to action to increase education levels...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board race gets competitive

Seven candidates are running for two open seats on the Dolores School Board. They are Eugene Reininger III, Lisa Holz, Jerry Whited, Sandra Corbitt, Casey McClellan, Rebecca Frasier and Kay Phelps....

DATE: Sept. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Community College plans free construction class

A free Construction Skills Training course will run Sept. 18 through Oct. 6 at Southwest Colorado Community College. The Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative is funding the class, but...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education