In-person learning accelerated for Durango 9-R schools

Students will be back in school sooner and for more time each week under modifications of Durango School District 9-R’s plan to return to in-person learning made Thursday. The more aggressive...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

COVID-19 case among staff reported at Ignacio High School

Ignacio High School shifted into remote lessons Thursday after the district was notified that a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. The school will also hold remote lessons Friday to give...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio school board identifies three finalists for superintendent

As Ignacio Superintendent Rocco Fuschetto eyes a May retirement, the school district has set its sights on three possible replacements. After announcing finalists for the superintendent position in...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College will return to in-person learning Feb. 1

In-person learning, with enrollment projected to be flat or down slightly, is slated to return to Fort Lewis College on Feb. 1, a few days after the spring semester begins on Jan. 28. All students,...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College featured in premiere of new Amazon Prime show

Viewers of the new Amazon Prime series “The College Tour” can see the inside story of what makes Fort Lewis College tick through interviews with students and a tour of campus. The series premiered...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College begins salary adjustments

The Fort Lewis College Board of Trustees has begun addressing salary inequities that have developed largely because the college has offered pay increases only once in the past three years. Trustees...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wife of Durango school superintendent suffers hip injury in crash

Olga Snowberger, the wife of Durango School District Superintendent Dan Snowberger, is recovering from hip-replacement surgery in the Denver area after she was injured Saturday in a...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango school board keeps hands off controversial-topics policy

After reassurances from student representatives that they saw no problem with the ability to address controversial topics in class, the Durango school board decided this week not to revise the...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

State awards $3.6 million for learning collaborative in SW Colorado

Fort Lewis College, Pueblo Community College Southwest and five regional school districts have received $3.6 million in state funds for a partnership to pool resources to build stronger educational...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

COVID-19 spike forces Durango schools to remote learning

With COVID-19 transmission rates spiking regionally, Durango School District 9-R will move to remote learning for all its students beginning Wednesday and extending through Jan. 4, the end of...

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

Eight students quarantine at The Juniper School in Durango

Eight students and four staff members at The Juniper School began a quarantine Tuesday after an individual at the school tested positive for COVID-19. The exposure affected only one cohort at the...

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

Quarantines begin for 82 students, 11 staff members at Durango schools

Sixty students at Escalante Middle School and 22 students at Durango High School have begun quarantines after exposures to individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19. Additionally, seven...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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