Deadline for school vote nears

With three School Board seats up for election this fall, the Mancos School District is still accepting petitions for candidates interested in getting on the ballot. The deadline is rapidly...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Town Board taps Ellis for trustee post

The Mancos Board of Trustees tapped Darrel Ellis during its Aug. 12 meeting to fill the vacant seat on the board. Lifelong Mancos resident Ellis, 82, is president of the Mancos Public Library...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Town citation rules in place

There is a new system in place to handle code violators in Mancos. Town Administrator Andrea Phillips briefed the town board last week on the new administrative citation process, which establishes...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Mancos Valley Brewfest

DATE: Aug. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Building code changes will encourage efficiency

New homes in Durango and La Plata County will be built to be more energy-efficient next year when local governments adopt new codes, but some say the updates don't go far enough. Both city and...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Briefs

Get involved as grange board member Are you interested in becoming a Mount Lookout Grange board member? This is your chance to really make a difference. If you are interested in joining our team,...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Wrestling camp

DATE: Aug. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Health official: Animas at pre-spill levels

The latest samples taken a couple of days ago from the Animas River and analyzed by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment show the river has returned to pre-event levels heavy...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Durango kayaker reacts to Animas River photo that went viral

It is now the iconic photo of a mine cleanup gone wrong - a photo that has been seen by countless people and one that defines the enormity of an environmental disaster. Since the photo of three...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

EPA: Decision to reopen Animas a week off

The Environmental Protection Agency said Monday it doesn't anticipate any decisions on whether to reopen the Animas River in Durango until at least Aug. 17. Local, state and tribal governments will...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Phil's World road under construction

Beginning Thursday, County Road 30.1 from U.S. 160 to the Phil's World parking area will be improved. Construction will include ripping of rock outcrops with a bulldozer and importing and spreading...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

State grants Excelsior comment period

The Colorado Department of Health and Environment is finalizing the draft air permit for Western Excelsior Corp., and confirmed that a public comment period will be made available. The Air...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News