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Durango School District to seek $90M in new bonds

Voters will be asked in November to approve $90 million in bonds for Durango public schools and the three charter schools in town. The Durango School District 9-R Board of Education unanimously...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High School adapts to deal with COVID-19

Students will spend two days a week in classrooms and three days a week learning remotely at home at Animas High School as the charter prepares to open Monday for the second school year affected by...

DATE: Aug. 25, 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

Durango School District 9-R begins examining multicultural equity

The death of George Floyd in the custody of Minneapolis police has led to discussions about racial and ethnic equity across institutions, and on Tuesday, the Durango School District 9-R Board of...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District tests employees for COVID-19 before start of school

Everyone knew this would be an unusual back-to-school year, but just how unusual became obvious Tuesday as Durango School District 9-R employees lined up in their vehicles for COVID-19 nasal swab...

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

Preschool slots available with Durango School District 9-R

Plenty of spaces are available in Durango School District 9-R’s preschool program, and financial assistance is available for families who cannot afford the cost of $550 for a month of full-day...

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

Mountain Middle School to offer remote and blended learning

With COVID-19 still pressuring schools, Mountain Middle School will offer two separate learning models when students return Aug. 25 – an all online learning model and a blended model with in-school...

DATE: Aug. 13, 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

Bayfield School District OKs back-to-school plan

Bayfield students in grades six to 12 will go to school two days a week and will receive remote, online learning three days a week under a plan unanimously approved Tuesday by the school board....

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, CU@FLC, 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. 9, 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

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