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New Mexico Cattle Growers to sponsor speech contest for New Mexico students

Students across New Mexico in grades K-12 are invited to compete in a speech contest sponsored by the New Mexico Cattle Growers Association. Entries must be received by midnight Dec. 1 at the New...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango School District forum highlights new security personnel, investments

A Durango School District 9-R forum about school safety Wednesday highlighted how the district is investing in new equipment, training and personnel, in addition to weighing whether to arm school...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango school board candidates debate arming security guards, literacy, finances

Two candidates competing for one Durango School District 9-R board seat took on tough questions Monday at the League of Women Voters forum about arming school guards, improving literacy, school...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

St. Columba School installs solar panels to power buildings

St. Columba School expects to start producing more than enough electricity this fall on sunny days to power its campus and adjacent church buildings to offset its carbon footprint and educate its...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Indictment clouds appointment at Dolores schools

The new secondary dean of students in Dolores School District Re-4A is facing embezzlement charges by the San Diego District Attorney’s Office, but school administrators hope he will be exonerated...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield School Board candidates face off in community forum

BAYFIELD – Each Bayfield School Board candidate tried to prove he or she was the best person for the job while tackling some of the school district’s most pressing concerns at this week’s League of...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College Calendar

Visit www.fortlewis.edu and click on “See All Events” to view the complete calendar of events scheduled at Fort Lewis College. Saturday Durango Fall Blaze, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., starts at FLC campus,...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Conservative social media commentator speaks at FLC

Conservative students should never sacrifice their political views to gain better grades from leftist professors or more acceptance among leftist students, said internet commentator Will Witt, who...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College awarded $2 million in free consulting services

Fort Lewis College will receive $2 million in free consulting services over the next two years to help the school boost its enrollment, increase revenue and build business partnerships. Entangled...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

9-R could ask voters for a bond to improve infrastructure

Durango School District 9-R is looking at its future infrastructure needs, and financing improvements may require renewal of a bond by voters. “Our buildings are starting to look a little tired,”...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Five candidates announce bid for three open seats on Ignacio School Board

Campaign season for Ignacio School Board officially began Tuesday night, with two incumbents and three newcomers announcing their candidacy for three open seats. Ignacio residents will vote Nov. 5...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Middle school student brings restorative justice to Ignacio

IGNACIO – Willow Schulz, an eighth grade volleyball player at Ignacio Middle School, is the youngest certified restorative justice specialist in La Plata County. This fall, Willow hopes to start...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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