Ignacio school board looking for new member after resignation

Ignacio’s Board of Education began interviewing new board candidates Tuesday to replace Doug Little, who resigned last month. Little had his last meeting in January and ultimately decided to leave...

DATE: May 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado school board members could get paid under bill heading to governor

A bill that would allow Colorado school board members to get paid is headed to the governor’s desk after lawmakers agreed to amendments that would limit board member compensation and require a...

DATE: May 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County woman hits 1,100 hours volunteering at Humane Society

Yam had a big moment in the play yard for dogs at the La Plata County Humane Society a couple of weeks ago: The shy dog, who usually scurries from strangers, allowed Autumn Tucson’s adviser at Big...

DATE: May 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pueblo Community College to launch new agricultural program in fall

Beginning this fall, Pueblo Community College will offer a certificate program in agricultural production at its Southwest campus in Mancos. The new program was designed in collaboration with local...

DATE: April 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local schools getting millions in aid; here’s how they’ll spend it

School districts across Southwest Colorado are set to receive hefty chunks of federal dollars in the latest round of coronavirus relief aid, leaving administrators with big decisions about how to...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

10 ‘moon trees’ land in Durango

A bit of outer space is taking root in Durango: moon trees, grown from seeds that have orbited the moon more than 30 times. Stuart “Stu” Roosa, born in Durango, took the seeds into outer space as...

DATE: April 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango charter school does nasal swabs every day

“Who doesn’t love a nasal swab in the morning?” asked Jen Lokey, Mountain Middle School’s instructional guide, as she greeted sixth graders as they arrived for school Tuesday morning. Strangely...

DATE: April 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Parents launch support group to help ‘neuro-diverse’ children

Faced with a lack of local resources, Bayfield families created their own resource-sharing group to better support children with conditions such as autism, attention deficit disorder or Tourette...

DATE: April 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez school board announces finalists for superintendent job

The Montezuma-Cortez Board of Education has narrowed its search to replace longtime Superintendent Lori Haukeness to two candidates. With Haukeness set to retire at the end of the school year, the...

DATE: April 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mountain Middle School to break ground on expansion

Construction will begin next month at Mountain Middle School on a 7,000-square-foot, $3.5 million expansion to the south of the main building that will add classrooms for an additional 60 fourth...

DATE: April 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District 9-R superintendent granted leave of absence

Durango School District 9-R Superintendent Dan Snowberger was granted a leave of absence to help his wife who had spine surgery April 5 and to provide care for his father who suffers from...

DATE: April 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango High School program helps students reach new academic heights

Raelee Lucero, 18, a Durango High School senior, is on track to graduate, something she couldn’t imagine a year ago in the depth of the COVID-19 pandemic. “I did really badly my freshman and...

DATE: April 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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