Strike while the iron’s hot

Sparks flew in downtown Mancos Saturday afternoon for this month’s rendition of Grand Summer Nights. The August event was themed “Heavy Metal.” It followed on the heels of July’s burro extravaganza...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boyle Park weed treatment to stick with herbicides

The town of Mancos plans to stick with its traditional form of spraying as a form of weed treatment at Boyle Park for the coming year instead of pursuing organic methods. The board voiced support...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 55 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Memorial account for fallen Marine’s family

A memorial account has been set up in Scott Koppenhafer’s name at the Dolores State Bank, with all donations going to the fallen Marine’s wife and children. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Scott Koppenhafer, a...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trash can beautification underway in Mancos

Mancos artists are making trash beautiful. The Mancos Creative District and town of Mancos are organizing a mini-beautification project, in which local artists will paint eight trash cans to be set...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sparks fly in Mancos

Heavy metal is coming to Mancos for the next Grand Summer Night. Metal art demonstrations that is. On Saturday, for the latest rendition of the town’s monthly celebration, local metal artists and...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Skies and textured farms come to Olio

Land meets sky in the current exhibit at Olio Food Wine Art. The Mancos restaurant and art gallery is featuring paintings by two local artists: Karen Kristin and Susan Reed. Reed specializes in...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Small meat-processing plant could start up near Mancos

A rancher with operations near Mancos and in Arizona has proposed building a small meat-processing facility south of Mancos to bring locally raised beef from pasture to table. Daniel Mominee said...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Marine from Mancos, Colorado, dies after combat in Iraq

The Marine Forces Special Operations Command on Sunday announced the death of Marine Gunnery Sgt. Scott A. Koppenhafer, 35, of Mancos. He died after being injured during combat Saturday in Iraq,...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Single-engine antique plane crashes southwest of Mancos

A pilot and a passenger survived a plane crash Wednesday night southwest of Mancos. The crash was reported about 8 p.m. in a remote area south of County Road J and west of County Road 41, said...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

We All Belong illustrates immigrants’ struggles

Community members gathered at Mancos United Methodist Church Friday night for an immigration forum, musical extravaganza, and media presentation sharing the stories of women living in sanctuary in...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Process over product at Willowtail Springs

It’s all about the process, not the product, at Willowtail Springs. A panel of artists who have taken part in the Willowtail art residency spoke about their experiences at the Mancos Public Library...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos church to host immigration forum, documentary

Residents are invited to a forum and documentary about immigration at the Mancos United Methodist Church on Friday night. The “We All Belong” event is sponsored by the Mancos Creative District and...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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