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Two Montezuma County properties honored as Centennial Farms and Ranches

What brought people west to Colorado was hope for prosperity and the allure of gold, but what kept them there was the agriculture. Land is a limited commodity, so settlers staked their claim and...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

A bluegrass Grand Summer Night in Mancos

Grand Summer Nights comes to Mancos two more times this year in Pioneer Park. On Sept. 29, the event will feature a performance by The Fort Lewis College Big Band, with food from Zuma Natural Foods...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Valley Summer Brewfest draws a big crowd, benefits nonprofit

Offering a variety of activities for all ages, the Mancos Valley Summer Brewfest on Aug. 18 was a success for the fourth year in a row with the highest participation yet, co-owner of Mancos Brewing...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos OKs cost of bridge project; charging station moves forward

The Mancos Town Board approved several motions in its meeting Wednesday, including one to accept the updated cost estimate for the planned Main Street bridge replacement project and one for Town...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Planning and Zoning reviews Comprehensive Plan

At the Planning and Zoning Commission meeting last week, commission members continued to review and discuss the Comprehensive Plan for the town of Mancos. The plan, which Town Administrator Heather...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school project encounters setbacks

The 2018-19 school year is off to a good start despite construction projects throughout the campus, elementary and secondary principals told the Mancos school board Monday. Dean of Students Heath...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Town Board hears plan to replace water tank

The Mancos Town Board meeting Wednesday featured a workshop followed by discussion and action items in several different areas, including a decision to move forward with a project to replace the...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

A Cortez tale: A Rendezvous with the Redneck Cowboy

Day 2 of the Cortez Rendezvous Hot Air Balloon Rally was a bright success, as all 20 balloons lifted off without a hitch and floated across town. It was a clear day with manageable wind and was, as...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fair festivities continue with livestock shows and Richie Law concert

Fun at the Montezuma County Fair continued on Thursday with competitions and events for all ages throughout the day. Rabbit and poultry shows, a three-legged mud race and chicken chases highlighted...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Annual Mancos Days festival attracts big weekend crowd

Several thousand people flooded downtown Mancos streets and parks last weekend for the 59th annual Mancos Days celebration. “We’re having a blast. A lot of people come back to Mancos for this event...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Flag football, kids parade kick off Mancos Days 2018

The 59th Annual Mancos Days kicked off Thursday with a flag football tournament put on by the Mancos High School football team. The four 7-member teams, two from Mancos (KTA and Da Rookies) and two...

DATE: July 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Town Board discusses Cottonwood Park construction, other updates

In a quick meeting on July 25, the Mancos Town Board heard reports from several entities, including the Mancos Days Association and the Mancos school board , and discussed a possible addition to...

DATE: July 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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