Mancos

Mancos heads to committee for Citizen of the Year

Mancos will soon have a new Citizen of the Year. Nominations were due Dec. 1 and the current Citizen of the Year, Dr. Linda Simmons, is curating her committee. The committee will consist of three...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Posada’ at Mancos church to honor Rosa Sabido, Jeanette Vizguerra

The Mancos United Methodist Church is planning an event to celebrate Christmas and honor immigrant Rosa Sabido’s 200th day in sanctuary. On Saturday, Dec. 23, the church will host a “posada,” a...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Town Board adopts $3.5 million budget

During its Wednesday meeting, the Mancos Town Board adopted a 2018 budget that includes more money going out than coming in. The $3.5 million budget includes decreased spending in several...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Ex-polygamous sect leader gets nearly 5 years in fraud case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former polygamous sect leader was sentenced Wednesday to nearly five years in prison for his role in carrying out an elaborate food stamp fraud scheme and for escaping home...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Town Board considers regulations for planning and zoning commission

During its Wednesday meeting, the Mancos Town Board discussed whether members of the Planning and Zoning Commission should be paid for meetings they do not attend. Right now commission members...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Local schools respond to Aztec High School shooting

In the aftermath of the school shooting in Aztec, New Mexico, that left two students and the shooter dead, school districts are refocusing on safety. According to the districts, previously...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2017 | UPDATED: 5 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Artisans of Mancos welcome three new members

The Artisans of Mancos co-op welcomed three new members at a reception on Saturday afternoon. Landscape painter Linda Bonds works in pastels, and Western landscape painter Aileen McAlistar works in...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos pop-up gallery introduces Back Roads Collective

One of the art shows that opened in Mancos Friday night as part of the Creative District’s Christmas celebration was a temporary pop-up gallery featuring rural art with a contemporary twist. The...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Christmas comes to Mancos

Mancos’ Old-Fashioned Christmas hit full stride on Friday night with the Grand Winter Nights and continued Saturday with a holiday arts market at Main Street and Grand Avenue. HelloZark Studio...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Paths to Mesa Verde depends on easements

Planners are still seeking the optimum path of least resistance for a proposed nonmotorized trail linking Cortez, Mesa Verde National Park, and Mancos. Paths to Mesa Verde envisions a 20-mile trail...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos holiday art shows begin tonight

Mancos’s Old-Fashioned Christmas festivities will come to a head this weekend with multiple artistic events planned by the Creative District. The weekend will begin around 5 p.m. Friday with a...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Artisans of Mancos welcome three new members

The Artisans of Mancos will welcome three new members at an event on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 2 to 4 p.m. The organization holds a welcoming reception to introduce new members of the co-op to the...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News