Life springs back at Fort Lewis College

Dee Redsteer is a self-proclaimed “Zoom hater.” For her, Monday was a long time coming – the first day of in-person classes at Fort Lewis College since mid-November, when spiking COVID-19...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High School floats new ideas for how to meet BEST grant

Animas High School presented more options to pair a second building with a proposed high school on the campus of Fort Lewis College, including either housing Big Picture High, the 9-R therapeutic...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

At Durango School District 9-R, in-person learning returns

Replete with a face mask and goggles, the new teacher uniform in the COVID-19 era, Rachel Tabor welcomed back her 18 kindergarten students this week, after they had spent eight weeks at home after...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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 | 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 | 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 | 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

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