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Ignacio Monthly Roundup: September

With school in full swing, Ignacio School District 11-JT would like to remind parents to fill out the free meals form so that every student can get free lunch. There is still the option for corporate sponsorships with the school district - support the students with athletics, clubs, and more! The Ignacio Community Library has added new events to its line-up heading into fall, with a teen night and Silly Science Saturdays happening once a month! By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by Kroeger’s Ace Hardware and Tafoya Barrett & Associates

Durango Schools add Native American Games to Curriculum

Durango School District 9-R teachers achieved their certification for teaching Native American Games over the summer, thanks to a three-day training program through the Montana Office of Instruction. The traditional Native American games offer students of all grade levels various challenges and benefits, mental and physical. Title VI Program Manager Orlando Griego believes the addition will bring a sense of belonging to Native American students in the district. By Connor Shreve. This story is sponsored by Kroegers Ace Hardware and The Payroll Department

Completion of Phase One Development for SOIL Outdoor Learning

The City of Durango voted unanimously to annex nearly 2,000 acres of land from the Durango Mesa Park Foundation. If you’re a poet, and you know it, applications are open for the first-ever Durango Poet Laureate position, there is an adult and youth position available, both are three-year terms And come celebrate with SOIL Outdoor Learning Lab with the completion of Phase One development. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by The Payroll Department and Sky Ute Casino

Inaugural Bike Race to Take Off

The Durango Derby hosts its inaugural event Saturday, September 23rd, looking to add another option for amature and pro mountain bikers in Colorado. Traffic has switched once again on the US Highway 550 project as construction to connect the highway with the existing US Highway 160 interchange. Durango Kennel Club invites you to sign up for its Rattlesnake Avoidance training this Saturday to keep your furry furiends safe, and don’t forget to enjoy the Kiwanis Club of Durango’s pancake breakfast all day Saturday! By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by Happy Pappy’s Pizza & Wings and Kroeger’s Ace Hardware

Dive into the World of Water at ICL

We Are Water hopes to inspire conversations about what water means to communities within the Four Corners region. The exhibit has partnered with Ignacio Community Library, which is serving as the place to meet and share, explore and learn about water in our community. The exhibit runs through October 29th. By Connor Shreve. This story is sponsored by The Payroll Department and Happy Pappy’s Pizza & Wings

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