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Hospitals could lose $264 million under proposed budget

DENVER – The state’s budget is rounding into form and hospitals appear to be taking the biggest hit. That is because lawmakers working on the budget opted to not collect $264 million from the...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: State nation world

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Manaugh works to redesign school culture in Cortez

Manaugh Elementary School is planning some radical things over the next few years to keep the school moving on the right track, Principal Donetta Jones told school board members at their meeting...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Steven Elias selected to be Fort Lewis College business dean

After a search that included meeting with the public, Fort Lewis College has selected Steven Elias to be the new dean of the School of Business Administration. Elias will take over for Interim Dean...

DATE: March 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Photo: Science stars

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Southwest Open School to host benefit dinner

Southwest Open School will host its first-ever benefit dinner to support the technology fund, Director Charlotte Wolf said. The event will take place Saturday, March 4 at the Cortez Elks Lodge....

DATE: March 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Colorado ranks 36th for college debt; SCCC students average $11,500

Coloradans have less college debt than most Americans, according to a report by LendEDU.com, a student-loan website.Colorado borrowers have an average of $26,095 in student loan debt,...

DATE: March 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Change is hard, yet school failure is not an option

In a local control state like Colorado, local school boards usually make their own decisions about the allocation of funds and how best to serve students. We saw an example recently in Jefferson...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Guest columns

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Colorado Discovery Festival showcases careers in science

With pipettes, students carefully added rubbing alcohol to plastic tubes to help DNA from wheat unwind. Shaking their tubes as instructed, they saw hundreds of thousands of white strands. These are...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

A life-and-death choice for everyone

Who knew that an Army colonel’s wisdom could be so timely? Along with many of us, Margaret Wheatley didn’t. Wheatley is a writer, teacher, and speaker whose area of expertise is organizational...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Thoughts along the way

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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

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Photo: Library gets $2,150 donation

DATE: Feb. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Parents may gain time for a child’s academic activities

DENVER – Colorado’s working parents may have an increased opportunity to attend academic activities for their children in the K-12 system. House Bill 1001 would reintroduce a portion of the...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news