Letter to the Editor Mancos needs to hold Excelsior accountable

The Mancos Town Board must continue to work with Western Excelsior, Mancos residents, the county commissioners and CDPHE to solve the dust problem because the health of everyone in Mancos is at...

DATE: June 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Opinion

Letter to the Editor Legal marijuana and the Oracle of Zetroc

I am sorry guys but didn't our Sheriff just ask for input on our new pot laws? I sort of got the feeling he was talking to me for some reason. Mr. Spruell. Sir. When Alexander the great went to the...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Opinion

Recall committee: Humiston-Scott should step aside

Mrs. Humiston-Scott is protesting the recall petitions that were signed by many residents of the Mancos School District and verified by the County Clerk. While it is her right to do so, by pursuing...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Western Excelsior's dust and debris

I have been following the story on the issue of Western Excelsior's dust and debris. I kept thinking surely the people who live around it realize there will always be a small amount of dust and...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - Opinion

Bluejays track teams run well in Farmington meet

For Mancos High School track teams, early season is producing opportunities to learn. Although neither the girls or boys team placed particularly well at the Piedra Vista Invitational on March 15,...

DATE: March 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - Opinion

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Volunteer Fire Department provides lessons for life

When I was 16, two of my best friends and I joined the Mancos Volunteer Fire Department as junior members. When it started, it was something cool to do, it allowed us a way to "wear cool gear,"...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - Opinion


Representative Nancy Pelosi D-CA, was playing a word game, claiming there "was not a delay of the mandate for the businesses" in the new health care law. In response to complaints from the business...

DATE: July 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - Opinion

Fact check: AP investigation

The Associated Press revealed that the Justice Department secretly obtained two months of reporter and editor phone records from the spring of 2012, the latest and most illustrative example of the...

DATE: June 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - Opinion

Nothing to crow about

After spending a good deal of time talking about it and reviewing a survey, the Mancos Town Board recently voted to leave the chickens, roosters and other birds in town alone. Right now, there is...

DATE: April 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - Opinion

Science students impressive

If I have learned anything in the first few weeks as the editor of the Mancos Times, it is that the science students coming out of Mancos are impressive to say the least. Four students went to the...

DATE: April 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - Opinion

Looking for an eggnapper

The ladies at the VFW reported a wonderful Easter egg hunt the Saturday before Easter, with one exception - there is a eggnapper somewhere in Mancos, yet to be found. A report given to the Mancos...

DATE: April 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - Opinion

Wind brought strange rain

The wind on Monday was fierce. It blew and blew and obscured our view of Mesa Verde, and at some points the road in front of us. But I was also sad to hear the wind also claimed the hoop house...

DATE: April 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - Opinion

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