Mancos

Fungi entrepreneurs examine other uses

Two budding agricultural entrepreneurs are hoping to expand their gourmet mushrooms into a larger environmental remediation venture. Formed by Gabe Deall, 27, and Travis Custer, 26; San Juan...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Mancos man blazes new trail

A milestone was reached in Mancos history Monday, Sept. 30, as officials unanimously approved the town's first medical marijuana dispensary. After a public hearing where no one voiced opposition,...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Mine: 'No public safety concerns'

A naturopathic physician believes Mancos residents should undergo health assessments to test for volatile mercury airborne exposure as a result of an illegal gold mine. "Mercury is a very serious...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Mancos council mulls nonprofit requests

Five area agencies have requested a total of $11,150 from the town of Mancos to help fund various nonprofit activities next year, more than two-thirds the amount town officials are expected to...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

It's here: Balloon and Arts Festival week

This is the week that we begin seeing hot air balloons drifting across Mancos Valley skies. You will need to rise early these mornings to catch a glimpse as they float overhead. Balloons inflate at...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - Columnists

Bright lights to shine in Mancos

Grand Avenue could soon be lit up with additional lights as officials last week approved a new electronic sign for the Mancos School District. Town officials approved an exception to planning and...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Town Council considers nonprofit funding requests

Five area agencies have requested a total of $11,150 from the town of Mancos to help fund various nonprofit activities next year, more than two-thirds the amount town officials are expected to...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Old, new Chamber members create Mancos activity

Bobbi Black, coordinator for the Mancos Valley/Mesa Verde Country Balloon and Arts Festival came to the Chamber of Commerce board of directors meeting on Thursday, Sept. 12. She gave updates on the...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - Columnists

Goodnight's art blossoms from love

Dripping paint onto her saddle shoes and poodle skirts was common for 6-year-old Veryl Goodnight, a budding artist supplied with a paint-by-numbers horse kit. As a young child in the early 1950s in...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

The art of sculpting

Sculpting artwork from molten metal is not a single venture, requiring skills from multiple artisans as supple clay models are formed into more lasting bronze statues. For nearly 30 years,...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Town Administrator Phillips reaches out to residents

Town Administrator Andrea Phillips wants citizens to be aware of aid for nonprofit groups, an upcoming town-wide cleanup and vacancies on the Planning and Zoning Commission. Phillips advised that...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Trustees ponder first pot shop Marijuana dispensary to be considered

A public hearing will be held at Town Hall at 7 p.m. tonight as trustees weigh whether to allow the first medical marijuana dispensary in Mancos. Local businessman Jim Cody first approached town...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News