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SWOS to hold Gallery Night

Southwest Open Schools will host a Gallery Night on Dec. 19 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The event aims to celebrate student success and learning through the academic semester of the school year. Parents,...

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

Montezuma-Cortez National Honor Society holds coat drive

The National Honor Society of Montezuma-Cortez High School is seeking donations for its annual coat drive. According to senior Liz Story, M-CHS chapter president, the coats will go to Wings/Renew...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC adds education master’s program

A new master’s program in the Teacher’s Education Department has been approved by the Board of Trustees of Fort Lewis College. The degree’s title will be Master of Arts in Education: Culturally and...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 day 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Local McDonald’s rewards students for reading

The Cortez McDonald’s has made a commitment to rewarding local students for academic achievements. “Last year, McDonald’s supported education in our area with a program called ‘Readers are...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez School Board names new officers

In a meeting Tuesday night, the Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School Board appointed new officers, briefly discussed the budget and held a meet-and-greet session with the audience. Sherri Wright was...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores School Board swears in two new directors

Two new members were sworn on the Dolores School Board on Monday night. Casey McClellan and Kay Phelps both won their new seats on the board in the Nov. 7 election. “It feels great. I am happy to...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Telluride High School searched for weapons after threat

TELLURIDE – FBI agents and police searched a high school campus for weapons and explosives in the scenic Rocky Mountains resort of Telluride on Monday after a tip about alleged plans for a...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College seeks feedback about name change

Fort Lewis College has begun its process of considering renaming the school, in part to counteract enrollment decline. Talk of a name change has been taking place for at least the last five years....

DATE: Nov. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC professor: Tax plan’s hit to graduate students could harm economy

WASHINGTON – A Fort Lewis College professor says the proposed Republican tax overhaul plan that includes changes to tax deductions for graduate students could have long-term harm to the economy...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Study: Most student loan fraud claims involve for-profits

WASHINGTON – Students who attended for-profit colleges filed more than 98 percent of the requests for student loan forgiveness alleging fraud by their schools, according to an analysis of...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Subaru donates two cars, police donate vests to campus

Pueblo Community College, Southwest Campus received two new Subaru vehicles in October for students to train on in the automotive technology program. “The students really enjoy working on...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Cast and crew of ‘Noises Off’ keep audience laughing

The Montezuma-Cortez High School drama club performed “Noises Off,” a “comic farce” by Michael Frayn, Nov. 7-18 at the Ralph E. Vavak Memorial auditorium. The play was a play within a play,...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News