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Durango School District 9-R board OKs parameters for bonds

The parameters for issuance of $90 million in bonds to improve school safety, to take care of a backlog of maintenance needs and to finance two new major buildings were set Tuesday by the Durango...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango school district likely will need to open pocketbook for new superintendent

Durango School District 9-R will likely have to up the ante when it hires a new superintendent, district board members were told Tuesday night in an update on the search to replace Dan Snowberger....

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High School, Fort Lewis College agree to land lease for new school

Animas High School has moved a step closer to building a new school on the campus of Fort Lewis College – agreeing to a ground lease for 3.2 acres of land just south of the Bader-Snyder resident...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2021 | UPDATED: 6 days 12 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

State board shoots down idea for local match to finance new Animas High School

A proposal to meet the required $4.4 million BEST grant local match to build a new school for Animas High School on the Fort Lewis College campus has been shot down by a state board. But AHS Head...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

In-person learning accelerated for Durango 9-R schools

Students will be back in school sooner and for more time each week under modifications of Durango School District 9-R’s plan to return to in-person learning made Thursday. The more aggressive...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Elementary students headed back to Durango schools

Beginning next week, most Durango School District 9-R elementary school students will return to in-person learning at their schools each Monday and Tuesday, with remote learning still occurring...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College will return to in-person learning Feb. 1

In-person learning, with enrollment projected to be flat or down slightly, is slated to return to Fort Lewis College on Feb. 1, a few days after the spring semester begins on Jan. 28. All students,...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield High School COVID-19 outbreak will not deter in-person learning, superintendent says

An outbreak of COVID-19 cases prompted Bayfield High School to close to in-person learning earlier than scheduled for winter break last week, but the school’s superintendent said in-person learning...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College featured in premiere of new Amazon Prime show

Viewers of the new Amazon Prime series “The College Tour” can see the inside story of what makes Fort Lewis College tick through interviews with students and a tour of campus. The series premiered...

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

Fort Lewis College begins salary adjustments

The Fort Lewis College Board of Trustees has begun addressing salary inequities that have developed largely because the college has offered pay increases only once in the past three years. Trustees...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District 9-R releases plan for return of in-person classes

Durango School District 9-R’s plan to return to in-person learning brings back the youngest students first and will be based on the state’s color-coded Dial Level framework that has five different...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District 9-R commits to protect Buckley Park

Durango School District 9-R agreed Tuesday to enter negotiations with the city of Durango to find a land swap that would preserve Buckley Park. The school board voted 4-0 to accept a memorandum of...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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