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Florida Mesa Elementary student tests positive for COVID-19

A student at Florida Mesa Elementary has tested positive for COVID-19, and the student and classmates have begun a 14-day self-quarantine. The student was placed in an isolation room Tuesday after...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

$2M into internet access for rural Coloradans

Colorado will invest $2 million in federal coronavirus relief funds in school districts trying to make sure all of their students have a reliable internet connection while learning at home. ...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

2 new members appointed to Fort Lewis College Board of Trustees

Two Southwest Colorado residents, Mary Rubadeau and Adam Red, have been appointed to the Fort Lewis College Board of Trustees by Gov. Jared Polis. The addition of Rubadeau and Red will bring the...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College students arrive, are greeted with nasal swabs

Last year, college students from 47 states descended on Durango with nary a worry in the world about their annual migration. What a difference a year makes. Fort Lewis College, like institutions...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ahead of fall semester, Fort Lewis College plans widespread COVID-19 tests

About 1,500 students staying in dorms and another 500 employees and other students are expected to be tested next week for the virus that causes COVID-19 during move-in week at Fort Lewis College....

DATE: Aug. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College will mentor CU Boulder postdoctoral students

Students completing their doctorates at the University of Colorado Boulder are now eligible for a newly formed postdoctoral teaching fellowship at Fort Lewis College. The new program, [email protected], is a...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Campus life will look different this year at Fort Lewis College

Fort Lewis College plans to lease a hotel in Durango to handle more requests for single dorm rooms, and some students will be trained as health advocates to educate people about procedures taken on...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College adds electric vehicle charging stations

Two electric vehicle charging stations have been installed in the Sitter Family Hall parking lot at Fort Lewis College. Four vehicles will be able to charge at once with each ChargePoint station...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Donations, gifts to Fort Lewis College set record

The Fort Lewis College Foundation received more than $6.17 million in gifts and pledges for the 2019-20 fiscal year, a record amount. The number of individual donors also is increasing. During the...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College trustees look to deepen diversity on campus

To deepen and reinforce Fort Lewis College’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, the Board of Trustees agreed Thursday to examine taking several steps, including creating a trustee...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fearful of virus, business denies health care worker pedicure in Durango

A business’ refusal to serve people based on their race, political beliefs, religion and gender affiliation is considered strictly off limits – even illegal – but what about the denial of service...

DATE: July 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez students question presence of officers on campus

A group of Montezuma-Cortez students is asking school administrators to reconsider using school resource officers on campus. Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 has the equivalent of 1.5 SROs...

DATE: July 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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