Mancos

The Mancos School Board plans for the future and hears concerns

At Monday night’s board meeting, the Mancos Re-6 School Board unanimously approved changing insurance providers for the district. The board also heard comments about the nonrenewal of a special...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 10 hours 54 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Second annual Mancos Valley River Film Festival accepting submissions

Organizers are accepting documentaries and short films for the second annual Mancos Valley River Film Festival. The festival, organized by Mancos Valley Resources and sponsored by Alpacka Rafts,...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: ARTS04

Local company may buy Western Excelsior mill site

Aspen Wall Wood is interested in purchasing the remaining assets of the Western Excelsior mill facility in Mancos, officials from both companies announced during a Montezuma County commissioners...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 11 hours 8 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Freeze warning is in effect at midnight in Montezuma County

A freeze warning is in effect from midnight until 9 a.m. Saturday for much of Western Colorado, from Mancos and Cortez to Gateway, according to the National Weather Service. Locations include...

DATE: April 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos artist plans to make impression with Olio show

A Mancos print and pastel artist will bring her vision of the West to the Olio restaurant and gallery on Saturday. Amy Grogan has been a printmaker for about 30 years, and she also works in pastel...

DATE: April 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT to perform repair work on Colorado 184

The Colorado Department of Transportation will start a road repair project on April 23 on Colorado Highway 184. The project consists of placing heated crack sealant into cracks on highways at...

DATE: April 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Know your restaurants: March inspection reports

The Journal publishes local restaurant inspection reports provided monthly by the Montezuma County Health Department. Inspections of all retail food facilities are done yearly, and in some cases...

DATE: April 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rec Center tax passes, Wheelus elected mayor of Dolores

In Tuesday’s municipal elections, Cortez voters approved a measure to extend and reduce the sales tax that funds the Cortez Recreation Center, and voted in board members for local towns, including...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Voter turnout ‘excellent’ in Cortez, Dolores and Mancos

Voter turnout for municipal elections in the Cortez, Dolores and Mancos municipal elections was “excellent,” Montezuma County Clerk and Recorder Kim Percell said on Tuesday. All three...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

FireWise plans fundraiser as fire season heats up, budget shrinks

FireWise of Southwest Colorado has announced a fundraising effort to fill a gap in its budget after losing county funding. The loss in funding comes amid a dry season in which the snowpack in the...

DATE: April 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos native to run 12th consecutive Boston Marathon

Mancos native Rosy Spraker will run her 12th Boston Marathon on April 16 in honor of her mother and to raise awareness for 261 Fearless Inc. Spraker met the founder of 261 Fearless Inc., Kathrine...

DATE: April 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Mancos man who killed two in crash sentenced to prison

A Mancos man was sentenced to two years in prison for a deadly high-speed crash into an SUV carrying a family of four last July that left a father and son dead, and a mother and younger son in...

DATE: April 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News