Inspiration for Hayduke speaks at Animas High School

Doug Peacock, the real-life inspiration for the character George Hayduke in Edward Abbey’s novel “The Monkey Wrench Gang,” discussed his work studying and filming grizzly bears with the sophomore...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez school board approves logo design

Cortez schools will soon have a new emblem, as the school board unanimously approved a logo to represent the Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1 at its Tuesday night meeting. Board members were...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College Calendar

Visit to view complete calendar. Saturday Diversity Dialogue, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., El Centro, Student Union, cost: free. Skyhawks softball vs. Colorado Mesa University, 12-2 p.m.,...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Animas High School students study genocides

For the past semester, students in Lori Fisher’s 10th-grade Animas High School humanities class studied a complex and dark subject in history: genocides. What they learned is a mixture of stresses,...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pennsylvania school threat system fields thousands of tips in first month

HARRISBURG, Pa. – A threat reporting system now required for all Pennsylvania schools fielded more than 4,900 tips in its first month, about a third of them considered serious enough to pass along...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Fort Lewis College Calendar

Visit to view complete calendar. Saturday Skyhawks Women’s Basketball, vs. Dixie State University, 5:30 p.m., Whalen Gymnasium, cost: free for FLC students, faculty and staff;...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Denver teacher strike reveals U.S. divide over bonus pay

DENVER – Denver teachers went on strike to improve their pay, but the fight wasn’t that simple. Emboldened by teacher activism nationwide and struggling to live in a rapidly growing city, Denver...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Durango School District considers mill levy request

Voters could be asked to commit more money to curriculum aimed at career trades, such as culinary arts, industrial arts and business programs, in Durango School District 9-R schools. The timing of...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Principal Jason Wayman resigning from Montezuma-Cortez High

Montezuma-Cortez High School will be seeing some new leadership soon, as Principal Jason Wayman has decided to step down at the end of this school year. The high school on Friday emailed a letter...

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

Escalante Honor Roll

Escalante Middle School – Semester 1 Honor Roll (2018-19): Grade six John Aaland, Claudia Aggeler, Kiaira Aguilar, Ava Allen, Jaylyn Allmon, Shelby Andersen, Cara Bard, Nolan Baxendale, Olivia...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Denver teachers plan strike in contract dispute

DENVER – Denver teachers said they plan to strike next week after Colorado officials declined to intervene Wednesday in a pay dispute between the educators and the school district. State officials...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Fort Lewis College grants help students make ends meet

In an effort to reduce accumulated fees and unexpected costs from blocking students continued pursuits of their studies, Fort Lewis College has introduced the Skyhawk Persistence Grant....

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

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