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Political pupils: Civics receives renewed attention

HARTFORD, Conn. – The incumbent governor ran on a kindness platform and is just finishing up a year of public appearances and speeches. The candidates vying to succeed her are focusing their...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

Mill levy revenue will support district’s mission

Let me take this opportunity to thank all citizens of La Plata County for their support of our recent mill levy initiative. While we succeeded with 63 percent casting a supportive vote, I hope we...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Durango School News

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Durango Adult Education Center GED students to graduate Dec. 16

The Durango Adult Education Center will host the winter GED graduation ceremony at 6 p.m. Dec. 16 at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave.Mercy Regional Medical Center radiology technician...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

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Park Elementary announces concert, empathy drive

Third-graders and orchestra students will perform a holiday concert at 6 p.m. Dec. 15 at Park Elementary School, 623 East Fifth St.First-grade teachers and students are hosting an “Empathy Drive”...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

Sunnyside students to present ‘Peter and the Wolf’

Sunnyside Elementary School students will perform two showings of “Peter and the Wolf” at 6 and 7 p.m. Thursday at Sunnyside Elementary School, 75 County Road 218.For more information, call...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

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Native American program to host holiday feast

Durango School District 9-R’s Title VI Native American Education Program will host a holiday feast from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14 at the La Plata Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall, 2500 Main Ave. The event...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

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Durango High School senior receives FORTitude award

Durango High School senior Carlos Salas was chosen to receive the FORTitude award for the month of October.Carlos was nominated by the entire DHS counseling department for being a role model and...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

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Columbine Christian to present Christmas musical

Columbine Christian School students will perform their Christmas play at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, in the church auditorium, 1775 Florida Road. The musical is about a group of Christmas ornaments...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

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Durango education fair to be held in February

The fourth annual Durango Education Fair will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 8 at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave.The fair celebrates educational choices and opportunities available...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

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Animas High School announces student exhibitions, more

Ninth-grade humanities students will present their Socialization and Mask Exhibition from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Animas High School, 20091 U.S. Highway 160. They will share handcrafted masks,...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

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Joel Jones honored at Fort Lewis College board meeting

Fort Lewis College honored President Emeritus Joel Jones several years ago by renaming Sage Hall as Jones Hall. Following his death this summer, the Board of Trustees remembered him at its meeting...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Fort Lewis College determines identity in modern era

For decades, Fort Lewis College has touted itself as Colorado’s only public four-year liberal arts college, but as it reviewed its mission statement this year to determine the school’s identity in...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News