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Durango school meal fees to increase

After an audit by the federal government, Durango School District 9-R is increasing its meal fees for the 2016-2017 school year. “The USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture) said reimbursement for...

DATE: March 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango High School coach says he’s ‘saddened to the core’

Rumors and speculation have run rampant in the community since the Durango High School boys cross country team suspended seven students for alcohol and marijuana use during a trip to Arizona. “Some...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Texas leads debate on prep ECG

AUSTIN, Texas – Cody Stephens was trying to shed some of the 290 pounds from his 6-foot-9 frame before graduating high school and attending his first college football training camp three summers...

DATE: May 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

DHS’s Waldo fires 85 in girls golf

For 16 of the 18 holes, Durango High School’s Reiley Waldo was playing pretty much stroke for stroke with playing partner and eventual medalist Elly Waters of Rifle. Waldo ended up taking a 9 on...

DATE: March 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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What’s stressing our teens?

Anxiety, sleeplessness, binge eating, acne – prolonged stress can create a litany of problems, and it is hitting teenagers harder than adults. Teens across the nation report feeling more stressed...

DATE: March 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Big Picture classes to be held Monday at DHS

Classes for Big Picture High School students will be temporarily relocated next week while the building on 12th Street is repaired following a flood earlier this week. Big Picture students will...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Looking at the big picture

Mark Twain said history doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme. Twain’s insight seemed appropriate Tuesday in La Plata County Court, where Animas High School students relitigated Korematsu v. the...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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High school pupils ponder possibilities

More than a thousand high school students descended Thursday on Fort Lewis College for a blockbuster career fair organized by San Juan Board of Cooperative Educational Services. The 1,300 students,...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Keeping all eyes on the head

When Sara Downs returned to school after suffering a concussion during a soccer game, her day was flipped upside-down. Her focus in class was affected by a massive headache, and she found it hard...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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New chapter for Animas High

It’s a new chapter for Animas High School, the little charter school that could, which Thursday night celebrated its new temporary premises at Twin Buttes with a joyous, if windy, ribbon-cutting...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Animas High School planning for relocation to a new home

In a move that may foretell a coming of age for Animas High School, Executive Head Michael Ackerman announced Thursday that the school will be moving from its current home in a bedraggled former...

DATE: March 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Animas Ospreys soaring into mountain bike racing

The Ospreys of Animas High School in Durango are spreading their wings into interscholastic sports.The Ospreys competed in their first sanctioned high school mountain bike races earlier this...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors