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Mesa Verde ponders future of Far View Center

Mesa Verde National Park officials are working hard to find new occupants and get a historic place designation for the Far View Center. The facility served as the park’s visitor’s center until the...

DATE: March 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez business owner will golf with pros in Tampa

Bru’s House of Color owner Ray Wiemer has been invited to golf at the Valspar Tournament in Tampa, Florida this week. “It’s a unique opportunity to go down and play with the pros,” Wiemer said....

DATE: March 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Epps surprises Mancos students with Dr. Seuss video

Cathy Epps surprised her students at Mancos Elementary School on Thursday with a video of herself reading “Oh, The Places You’ll Go!” by Dr. Seuss from Craig Hospital in Denver. Epps has been...

DATE: March 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado ranks 36th for college debt; SCCC students average $11,500

Coloradans have less college debt than most Americans, according to a report by LendEDU.com, a student-loan website.Colorado borrowers have an average of $26,095 in student loan debt,...

DATE: March 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos brewery will move to larger space

The Mancos Brewing Co. is preparing to move to a new, larger space this spring, co-founder and brewer DeWayne Jackson said Monday.Currently at 500 W. Railroad Ave., in Mancos, the brewery will move...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Aspiring farmers share learning, experiences at Mancos workshop

Novice and experienced growers gathered in Mancos on Friday, Feb. 24, for a course presented by Guidestone Colorado, a nonprofit organization that provides agriculture education. About 30 people...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez student chefs prepare cuisine in M-CHS catering classes

Now in its second year, the Montezuma-Cortez High School catering program’s schedule is filling up quickly, instructor Kanto McPherson said Thursday. Students in the program provide catering...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

History museum coming to Mancos

Mancos may soon see the return of a historical museum. Linda Simmons, president of the Mancos Valley Historical Society, told the Board of Trustees at their meeting Wednesday the group has found a...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Re-1 selects contractors for M-CHS demolition

The Montezuma-Cortez school board on Tuesday selected two firms for the demolition of the retired high school, but there’s one more hurdle to jump before the walls come down. Montezuma-Cortez Re-1...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Longtime Mesa Verde maintenance chief set to retire

Frank Cope has spent a lifetime keeping some of the most beautiful places on earth running smoothly.Cope will retire at the end of this month after 17 years as the chief of maintenance at Mesa...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos athletes compete in Mt. Taylor Quad

A group of athletes from Mancos was ahead of most of the competition in this year’s Mount Taylor Quadrathlon. Logan Ott, who grew up in Mancos and now lives in Los Alamos, New Mexico, completed the...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Inn renovations nearly complete

After purchasing the Mancos Inn and Hostel in November 2015, owners Amy Holmgren and Sarah Allen worked many 12-hour days and completed project after project to fix up the building. “Getting it up...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News