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Ann Butler

Position: Herald Staff Writer

CDOT ending wildlife zones

Wildlife zones will be eliminated from the state's highways after a Colorado Department of Transportation study showed the signage and penalties did not consistently reduce wildlife crashes. That...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: DS - News

CDOT ending wildlife zones

Wildlife zones will be eliminated from the state's highways after a Colorado Department of Transportation study showed the signage and penalties did not consistently reduce wildlife crashes. That...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: MT - News

‘Pray for rain’

Hamburger. Steak. Prime rib. However you like it, beef is what’s for dinner on many local tables. But the folks who put it on the plate are dealing with the consequences of two years of drought and...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Fort Lewis College determines identity in modern era

For decades, Fort Lewis College has touted itself as Colorado’s only public four-year liberal arts college, but as it reviewed its mission statement this year to determine the school’s identity in...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango’s public schools good, but good enough?

The results from the first go-round of testing on Common Core standards have been issued, and Durango School District 9-R students consistently surpassed state averages on language arts. Math...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Center of Southwest Studies receives $25,000 grant

With the help of a $25,000 grant, the Center of Southwest Studies will open its new permanent Treasures of the Southwest exhibit Wednesday. The grant was awarded by the Henry Luce Foundation, which...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Fort Lewis College identifies dean finalists

Fort Lewis College needs to fill its two dean positions before the 2017-18 school year starts, and three finalists for each position will be visiting campus over the next week to meet with...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Governor appoints trustees to Fort Lewis College board

The Fort Lewis College Board of Trustees will have some new faces come 2017. Gov. John Hickenlooper appointed Dianne Pacheco-Van Voorhees and Richard Kaufman to fill the seats vacated by Chairwoman...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Residence Inn pool boiler causes carbon monoxide evacuation in Durango

A pool boiler emitting carbon monoxide at the Residence Inn on Tuesday night led to an evacuation of the hotel and hospitalization of two boys. “I don’t know exactly when the boys were released...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

New FLC science and engineering building will ‘rocket us forward’

After $35.3 million and 10 years of planning, lobbying the state and construction, Fort Lewis College students will finally be able to pursue learning in the state-of-the art Geosciences, Physics...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

How Ignacio turned its failing school district around

IGNACIO – The clock was ticking on the Ignacio School District as the Colorado Department of Education told it to improve results or face sanctions such as a takeover by the state, a shift to...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

Foucault pendulum installed at Fort Lewis College

As the construction of the new Geosciences, Physics and Engineering Hall at Fort Lewis College enters its final weeks, one new component has been fully installed – a Foucault pendulum. Invented...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

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