Category Archives: October 2011

Planning for a possible shale-gas boom on public lands

Print this article  A new type of drilling that separates natural gas from shale rock could create a flood of new wells and mineral leases in Montezuma and Dolores counties, including on public land. The anticipated surge may be a … Continue reading

Published in October 2011

The furor over school funding: Testimony by two local teachers spotlights budget woes

Print this articleRelated stories Southwest Open High seeks to build a solid foundation Community steps up to help Re-1 teachers When attorneys for the plaintiffs in Colorado’s landmark Lobato case went looking for teachers to testify about school-funding shortages, they … Continue reading

Published in October 2011

Southwest Open High seeks to build a solid foundation

Print this articleRelated stories Testimony by two local teachers spotlights budget woes Community steps up to help Re-1 teachers Cortez’s Southwest Open Charter School is coming apart at the seams – literally. At least two of the scattered modular buildings … Continue reading

Published in October 2011

Community steps up to help RE-1 teachers

Print this articleRelated stories Testimony by two local teachers spotlights budget woes Southwest Open High seeks to build a solid foundation Teachers in Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 have gone without pay raises for four years, have had to take two … Continue reading

Published in October 2011

Bluff Arts Fest focuses on storytelling

Print this articleSouthwest author Craig Childs will be among the gathering’s notables Every year, on a chilly January day, somebody wandering into the Bluff, Utah, post office will find a sign-up sheet. Planning has already begun for Bluff Arts Festival, … Continue reading

Published in Arts & Entertainment, October 2011 Tagged