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Montezuma County sheriff investigates social media post of girl with a gun

Law enforcement officials in Montezuma County recently questioned a juvenile girl who allegedly posted a social media photo of herself with what appeared to be an assault rifle. The weapon turned...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

CMS eighth-graders work to beautify their school

Lissa Lycan’s eighth-grade language arts students at Cortez Middle School worked to beautify the school during the Feb. 9 school day. According to Lycan, every Friday, her students participate in...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Education

Top professors at Fort Lewis College protected from cuts

Potential budget cuts of up to $4.5 million at Fort Lewis College will not eliminate majors or layoff tenured or tenure-track professors, President Dene Thomas said Friday at a Board of Trustees...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Advocate: Racism killed early childhood education proposal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The head of the New Mexico Conference of Catholic Bishops believes racism helped killed a proposal to expand early childhood education in the state. Allen Sanchez, executive...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Second annual Grow-a-Row fundraiser

The Montezuma School to Farm Project is holding its second annual Grow-a-Row fundraiser. The goal is 300 pumpkins of any variety. According to a news release, School to Farm is seeking gardeners...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board discusses four-day calendar, bus garage

The Dolores School Board and its constituents discussed the 2018-2019 school calendar at the district board meeting Thursday night. The issue of the calendar was tabled at January’s meeting....

DATE: Feb. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Dolores School Board holds annual day-long retreat

The Dolores School Board held its annual retreat at the Dolores Public Library on Tuesday afternoon. Randy Black, Colorado Association of School Boards director of member relations, led the...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

CMS seeks community volunteers for mock trial

Eighth-graders at Cortez Middle School will hold mock trials at the Montezuma County Combined Courthouse on March 8 and 12 to cap a study of genocide. The classes, led by eighth-grade language arts...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Unlimited Learning Center holds open house

The Unlimited Learning Center will hold an open house on Feb. 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to provide information on education programs and to honor longtime teacher Audrey Allmon. Allmon has been...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez High School First Semester Attendance Awards

Students at Montezuma-Cortez High School with perfect, outstanding or exemplary attendance received prizes including ice cream coupons from McDonald’s. The following students will be rewarded for...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL, Semester 1, 2017-2018

4.0 GPA Seniors Christian Bennett, Anna Bullock, Jasen Engel, Madison Fish, Trystan Henderson, Jazmin Rodriguez, Josie Sitton, Olivia Story, Katelynn Sweat, Trey Yarbrough Juniors Sydney Bostrom,...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education