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Minimizing micro-trash in the wilderness

By MK Thompson As most folks already know, 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. The year has been full of events to celebrate and create awareness of the precious resource that is...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Miscellaneous columns

Blood drives set for Dec.

United Blood Services will be at these locations for the Mobile Blood Drive throughout December: Monday, Dec. 2 In Mancos at the Mancos Community Center, 130 Grand Ave., from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m....

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

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Wildfire preparedness efforts pay off

No one likes to see a wildfire threaten homes; however, when it does happen, it can be rewarding for the homeowner who has taken time to become more wildfire prepared. Such is the case with Elk...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Miscellaneous columns

The Front Page

School board to discuss solar heat Great Western Solar heat will present a report to the Mancos Board of Education on the feasibility of installing a solar heating system in the Junior High School...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Leaders recall Darrel Ellis’ impact on Mancos

Darrel Ellis, a lifelong resident and friend of Mancos, a member of the Mancos Town Board of Trustees, Mancos Public Library Board and the Mancos Valley Historical Society, and a valued contributor...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

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The Frontpage: Stories from Nov. 24, 1984

Geoquest to be based in Mancos area for two years The underpinnings of the state’s economy, especially in rural Colorado, are small businesses. Within the economic sectors of agriculture,...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

Benghazi – seven times again

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suggested last week that Congress’ current investigation into the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya, is a political move against Hillary Clinton, and...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Columnists

Editor's note: Website consolidation coming Friday

To Our Readers, The consolidation of the Cortez Journal, Mancos Times, and Dolores Star picks up momentum this week and culminates on Friday, Oct. 2, with the first issue of The Journal. Today's...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Q&A: Artist teams up with legend Taj Mahal

Dove Creek-based painter Cody Lyon is debuting 21 of her original works on Oct. 3 at Olio, alongside a special guest: blues legend Taj Mahal.Lyon, a Southwest Colorado native, who lives and works...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Ds - living

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Balloon fest takes flight Friday

Launching bright and early Friday morning, this year's Mancos Valley Balloon and Arts festival features a dozen hot air balloons and pilots from New Hampshire, Ohio, Florida, New Mexico, Colorado...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

Blue Jays football wins at Del Norte, 20-6

After losing their first game to Norwood, the Blue Jays have bounced back with wins over Rangely and, on Friday, a 20-6 win at Del Norte. Penalties contributed to Mancos' slow start on Friday...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Ds - sports

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Young Blue Jays drop to 1-6

The Mancos volleyball team is still establishing its identity. At times, they will go on runs that include highlight plays like Jessica Gutierrez running into the bleachers to save a ball, Nicole...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Sports