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SCCC expands nursing programs, partners with CU

Southwest Colorado Community College announced Wednesday that it will expand its nursing programs and offer bachelor’s degrees in nursing through the University of Colorado.“We’re excited for this...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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U.S. 160 rollover crash injures two east of Mancos

A rollover crash a few miles east of the La Plata-Montezuma county line on U.S. Highway 160 sent two people to Mercy Medical Center in Durango on Tuesday afternoon, Colorado State Patrol Trooper...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Veryl Goodnight shares stories that inspired her art

Mancos painter and sculptor Veryl Goodnight condensed her 50-year career into an hourlong talk at the Mancos Public Library on March 23. Goodnight shared stories of inspiration about her various...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Excelsior’s plan for dust mitigation hits a snag

A dust-mitigating upgrade to the buildings at the Western Excelsior plant will have to wait at least until April 5, Mancos trustees decided at their meeting March 22. Western Excelsior plans to...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Mancos Elementary gets $110,000 playground grant

Mancos Elementary School has been awarded a $110,000 grant that will fund upgrades at its playground. Great Outdoors Colorado awarded the funds as part of the agency’s School Yard Initiative...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Mancos ham shoot will benefit history museum

The Mancos Valley Historical Society kicks off the fund drive for its new museum with two events in April. On April 9, the group will hold an Easter Ham Shoot at the Simmons Gravel Pit, 39145 U.S....

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Alpacka Rafts company moves to downtown Mancos

Mancos-based Alpacka Rafts has moved to a new downtown location, but that’s not the only big change the company is planning for the near future, co-owners Thor and Sheri Tingey said Friday. The...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Willowtail Springs gives artists solitude, inspiration in Mancos

When Peggy and Lee Cloy started an artist residency program at Willowtail Springs four years ago, they couldn’t get much traction or interest in the program. Now, artists line up at their door to...

DATE: March 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Mancos Destination Imagination project benefits charity

The Mancos Middle School Destination Imagination team is headed to state finals in Denver next month. Teams of up to seven students solve a critical-thinking challenge before judges as part of...

DATE: March 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Mancos heats up the town with annual Melt

Stopped by the Cattle Drive coffee shop on U.S. Highway 160 the other day where there’s western décor and an expanded menu. At each table is a deck of cards, and several board games are available....

DATE: March 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Mancos Days festival will honor service members

Mancos residents will salute military service members with this year’s Mancos Days festival, which features the theme “Honoring Those Who Serve.” The Mancos Colorado Days Association has taken over...

DATE: March 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Mancos competes in Monte Vista meet

Competing at the Center Invitational in Monte Vista on March 17, the Mancos High School boys and girls track teams enjoyed solid results. The Bluejay boys were led by freshman Caden Showalter, who...

DATE: March 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: High school sports