School Safety

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School gun training bill OK’d by Colorado Senate committee

DENVER – A bill that would allow school district employees to carry firearms on campus was approved Tuesday by the Colorado Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee.The 3-2 vote for...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Colorado legislative committee leaves teen sexting bill in limbo

DENVER – Deeply conflicted by legislation that would have cracked down on “sexting” between minors, state lawmakers on Tuesday failed to advance the effort. How one viewed the measure was a matter...

DATE: April 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

Mancos High School prepares for mock crash

Ahead of Mancos High School’s prom weekend, school officials have scheduled a mock crash designed to give teenagers some tools to avoid distracted driving situations. The demonstration will take...

DATE: March 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Are Re-1 schools safe? ‘You bet,’ says police chief

What is the worst-case scenario for local school safety? “An active shooter in one of our schools is my worst fear,” said Cortez Police Chief Roy Lane. “It keeps me up at nights.” “I would echo...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

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Colorado wants to pin safety on the schools

DENVER – The Colorado Senate on Tuesday gave preliminary approval to a measure that would hold schools liable for certain acts of violence. The measure has been a priority for legislative leaders...

DATE: April 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Science fair project tests helmet safety

A Cortez middle school football player tackled concussions at the science fair Thursday and investigated how well the schools’ helmets were protecting his team. Kale Hall was one of 170 students...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Education

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Men in hard hats, students gearing up for campus upgrade

Construction of a major upgrade for the Dolores Schools campus is beginning to ramp up. Fencing, construction equipment and men in hard hats will be swarming the site for the remainder of the...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Ds - news

School OKs roof repair

Mancos school officials voted unanimously Monday, Oct. 28, to finally seal a persistent leaky roof at the Performance Center. Initially slated to address the issue last month, school officials...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Mt - news