Bayfield School District loosens COVID-19 precautions

The Bayfield School District loosened some of its COVID-19 precautions this week, a move that has raised safety concerns among some staff and community members. The revised plan doubles the number...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High School dealing with 2 COVID-19 cases

A positive COVID-19 test by a senior and a presumptive positive test by a 10th grader at Animas High School has led the school to go to all-remote, online learning for both grades. AHS Head of...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District 9-R adds two teacher work days

Durango teachers, stressed by the compounding demands placed on them by COVID-19, will get two days to step away from the classroom and sharpen their skills at the end of the month. Two additional...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez high school revives classic radio shows

Montezuma-Cortez schools can’t allow people into their auditoriums for live performances because of restrictions that aim to prevent the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. So high school theater...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango teachers may gain two planning days

Teachers may be given two consecutive professional-development days to share ideas and plan for teaching different learning models that Durango schools are using to accommodate students’ return to...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District 9-R finds policy violations in climate change rally that turned nasty

Students and a teacher violated certain Durango School District 9-R policies when a student-led rally and march about climate change ended with a few high school students making vulgar gestures at...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Indigenous Peoples Day rally, march calls for the ‘Chief’ sign to come down

Indigenous Peoples Day in Durango culminated Monday evening with 150 people meeting in Buckley Park for a rally and then marching down Main Avenue to call for the “Chief” sign in front of Toh-Atin...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College breaks ground on Health Sciences Center

Fort Lewis College officials and community leaders broke ground Friday at the future site of the college’s much-needed Health Sciences Center. The Health Sciences Department is the largest and...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College’s provost trades Boston for Durango

When Durangoans think about fresh leadership at Fort Lewis College, people tend to focus on Tom Stritikus, the high-energy president now entering his second year on the mesa. But Stritikus’ chief...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College adds nutrition major

A new bachelor’s degree program in nutrition was approved by the Fort Lewis College Board of Trustees at their meeting Saturday. It will be offered through the school’s growing Health Sciences...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Powerhouse to help kids deal with remote learning

Powerhouse Science Center with a host of partners will offer an academic and social enrichment program called Learning Lab this school year aimed at K-12 students who are spending at least part of...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield Early Education Program celebrates 25th anniversary

The Bayfield Early Education Program is celebrating its 25th anniversary of helping generations of kids start big-kid school the right way. The nonprofit program, founded in 1995, is the only...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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