Mancos

Local author releases two books on history education

“A great many people may have died due the lack of useful knowledge that we get from history education,“ writes Mike Maxwell in his new book, “Future-Focused History Teaching: Restoring the Power...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 21 hours 53 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school board discusses school project, policy

The Mancos School District RE-6 board discussed a wide array of construction and policy issues at its meeting Monday night. Not surprisingly, the school’s $25 million expansion project took center...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 21 hours 54 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Prescribed burn planned near Summit Reservoir

The Dolores Ranger District plans to conduct two prescribed burns beginning late September and potentially lasting into October, weather permitting. The South Carver burn, will take place three...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cedar Mesa seeks county road designation

Residents of the Cedar Mesa Ranches subdivision are seeking help from the Montezuma County Board of Commissioners to curb speeding in their neighborhood. The subdivision north of Mesa Verde...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos to install charging station, repair risky water system

The agenda item “Unfinished Business” took center stage at Wednesday’s Mancos Town Board meeting. First in that category was an update on the town’s new water tank project. SGM Engineering, the...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Sign for Mancos Spur spotted at Sharkstooth trailhead

The Mancos Trails Group’s plan to add the spur to the Colorado Trail, including updated trail signs, appears to be making progress. According to the Mancos Trails Group, the U.S. Forest Service has...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Oil painter Seda is next Mesa Verde artist-in-residence

Studio and impressionist painter Jany Rae Seda of Boise, Idaho, will be Mesa Verde’s next artist-in-residence from Sept. 17-29, and will offer two programs. “Explore Mesa Verde with a Sketchbook”...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

East Canyon Fire burning 6 miles south of Mancos

The lightning-caused East Canyon Fire, 6 miles south of Mancos, reached about 1 acre in size. The fire was reported Monday to the Durango Interagency Dispatch Center and was just west of the...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos excelsior mill to start up again

The aspen lumber mill in Mancos is being reborn after a massive fire destroyed it in 2017. After months of negotiations, David Sitton purchased the 35-acre mill site from former operator Western...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Brown’s Country Store keeps family-run businesses in style

Tucked away in the Mancos Valley a mile east of Mancos along U.S. Highway 160, sits Brown’s Country Store. The store, run by Roy Brown and his wife, Nina, has been serving the Mancos community for...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Area women plan ‘Little Black Dresses’ fundraiser on Sept. 22

The Mancos Valley Historical Society and the Bank of Colorado present “Little Black Dresses” on Sept. 22 at the home of Teri and Drew Simmons near Mancos. The women’s event will feature hors...

DATE: Sept. 4, 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