By Gary Franchi Southwest Colorado Community College
Norm Jones has been named Dean of Pueblo Community College’s Southwest Colorado Community College. Jones will oversee the college’s operations in the Southwest region that includes course-offering sites in Durango, Mancos/Cortez and Pagosa Springs.
“We are pleased to have Norm join our team and look for great things to come for SCCC and our students under his leadership and direction,” said PCC President Patty Erjavec.
Jones most recently was Vice President for Enrollment and Athletics for Delaware Valley College in Doylestown, PA.
'The Carpenter' is the 2012 album from the critically acclaimed North Carolina Folk-Pop-Rock band The Avett Brothers. Produced by Rick Rubin and recorded in North Carolina and Malibu, the record follows the group's 2009 breakthrough release and celebrated major label debut, I And Love And You. Blending Bluegrass, Folk and Punk with a Rock 'n' Roll attitude, the quintet, led by brothers Seth and Scott Avett, continues to pen poignant and powerful songs on this new release.
Recorded at Crow Agency, Montana in August 1999 as a preservation tool. The MADDOG SINGERS want to ensure the traditional Crow style of singing and dancing continues. They also want to educate the listener of the origins and proper use of these Double Beat Songs. To obtain a copy of this and other Native recordings visit www.indianhouse.com
DURANGO - Christmas tree permits, which allow you to cut your own holiday tree on National Forest and BLM lands, are now on sale at San Juan Public Lands offices and selected retail outlets in southwestern Colorado. A permit, which costs $8, allows you to cut one tree up to 20 feet tall for personal use. This year’s permits expire December 31, 2012. Permits come with a brochure explaining regulations and helpful tips. National Forest/BLM offices also sell maps and offer free advice on the best areas for tree harvesting, and the best species of tree to cut.