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How to keep your heart warm through winter

By Mac Neely Tired of the cold miserable weather? Lots going on in Mancos, so come visit us! They just keep coming The Absolute Bakery on Main Street in Mancos is celebrating its 10th year. Ten...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Wool, leather shop opens in Dolores

A Dolores couple has opened a new shop featuring hand-crafted wool clothing and custom wood and leather products. Red Tail Creations, located at 501 Central Ave., is housed in the old JJ Harris...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Zuni fetishes highlight ancient culture

Small, intricately carved fetishes of ceremonial animals and figures are a popular form of contemporary art created by the Zuni Tribe of eastern New Mexico. The origins and significance of the Zuni...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Judy Bryan wins Best of Show at Dolores quilt show

Judy Bryan is the winner of the Best of Show award in the 2016 Dolores Mountain Quilters Guild show, held Friday and Saturday at the Dolores Community Center. Linda Towle is the second-place...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Dolores Mountain Quilters show off talent this weekend

On Friday and Saturday, stop by the Dolores Community Center to support a biennial charity event put on by the Dolores Mountain Quilter’s Guild. The event features 100 locally made quilts, which...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Runners turn out for Mancos races

By Mac Neely What a great turnout for the Mancos Library Marathon – 136 runners! For the half marathon, Curtis Moore, of Flagstaff, came in first place at 1:58, and Keri Nelson finished first among...

DATE: June 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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La Plata Quilters Guild celebrates 30 years of artistry, philanthropy

Quilting historically has provided a way to keep people warm, offered a creative outlet to women and served, upon occasion, as a means of protest or advocacy. For the La Plata Quilters Guild ,...

DATE: June 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Living

Volunteers are needed for Dolores river festival

Volunteers are needed to help run the 13th annual Dolores River Festival on Saturday, June 11. In exchange for working two-hour shifts, volunteers will receive free admission to the festival, a...

DATE: May 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

Community Calendar

Email announcements to and include “Community Calendar” in the subject field. Items submitted less than two weeks in advance will be less likely to be published. Entries and...

DATE: April 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Living

Mountain Film coming on April 22

The Telluride Mountain Film on tour will show at the Dolores Community Center on Friday, April 22. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the cost is $10. The event is a fundraiser for Greater Dolores Action to...

DATE: April 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

Mancos School of the West plans two new classes

The Journal The Mancos School of the West has announced two new classes, Radical Dimensions in Glass Mosaic, with Kelley Knickerbocker; and Gourd Ocean Drum, with Janice T. Reich. Radical...

DATE: April 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

March winds bring April showers and a lot more to Mancos

By Mac Neely I know, you’re into Kindle and electronic devices, but someday you are going to miss sitting by the fireside, curled up in that comfy old rocker, holding your lovely old book, with its...

DATE: March 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news