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Posted Feb 2, 2016 at 3:00 PM

Otero Junior College Career Services offers assistance with career exploration and assessment, career planning and goal setting, researching educational pathways and developing employability skills. To help meet these goals, Career Coach Allie Hall has put together a variety of public programs to be held this spring.

Posted Jan 31, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Celebrity chef Kent Rollins and his wife Shannon are bringing one of their immensely popular five-day cowboy cooking schools to southeastern Colorado later this spring.

Posted Jan 31, 2016 at 6:00 AM

All grade levels in Otero, Crowley and Bent counties are invited to participate in the We Honor School Contest. What does "honor" mean to you?

Posted Jan 30, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Lee Anne Martinez, Ph.D., aquatic ecologist, will be the keynote speaker for the 18th annual Girls in the Middle conference to be held on March 5 at Otero Junior College. This year's conference theme is “Oceans of Opportunity.”

Posted Jan 29, 2016 at 6:00 AM

Las Animas Elementary School sixth grade students visited Sprout Tiny Homes in La Junta early Tuesday. They learned that Sprout is now making tiny home villages for places with limited rental space, specifically Salida. In Salida, the...

Posted Jan 28, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Angelica Melendez and Jax Condit were crowned Las Animas High School Winter Sports queen and king last week during LAHS Winter Sports festivities.

Posted Jan 27, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Las Animas Elementary School will be holding a canned food drive Feb. 1-11 to benefit Helping Hands in Las Animas. LAES Student Council has set a goal of 1,500 items (approximately five items per student).

Posted Jan 27, 2016 at 6:00 AM

With the first semester under the students’ belts, the Las Animas Future Farmers of America (FFA) Chapter has had a busy semester and it is still going strong.

Posted Jan 25, 2016 at 6:00 AM

Megan (Wallace) Eikner, associate Dean of Continuing Education at Amarillo College was recently appointed Dean of Technical Education and assumed her new duties at Amarillo College East Campus Jan. 4, 2016.

Posted Jan 23, 2016 at 6:00 AM

Despite failed legality challenges presented on behalf of more that 120 Colorado school district superintendents opposed to the state's decision to switch from ACT to SAT testing as early as this school year, the Colorado Department of Education,...

Posted Jan 15, 2016 at 6:00 AM

Young faces are aplenty once again within the walls of the Bent County HealthCare Center, the result of the addition of the Bent County Early Learning Center, a daycare facility designed to assist families with children ages six weeks to 13 years...

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