Mancos

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

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

Durango Diaries announces Season 2 speakers and story lineup

Southwest Colorado seems to have no end to captivating stories. That is partly a result of its rich history and partly a result of the diverse people who call it home. In an effort to share those...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Memorial for Rosa Sabido’s mother set for Saturday in Mancos

A memorial Mass and service are planned for Sept. 1 for the mother of Rosa Sabido, an undocumented immigrant who has been living in sanctuary at Mancos United Methodist Church since June 2017....

DATE: Aug. 26, 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

Five Southwest Colorado firms on fast track to growth

Daudi Barnes is looking for an investment of $4 million to $5 million to revolutionize the way rocket thrusters are designed and manufactured through his firm, Agile Space Propulsion Co., located...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

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