Mancos

U.S. rejects protections for greater sage grouse across West

BILLINGS, Mont. — The Interior Department said Tuesday that the greater sage grouse, a ground-dwelling bird whose vast range spans 11 Western states, does not need federal protections following a...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Symphony kicks off concert season

The San Juan Symphony, featuring guest conductor Blake Richardson and renowned cello soloist Inbal Segev will kick off Southwest Colorado Concerts' new season in a new venue - the state-of-the-art...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Elk close loop in Mesa Verde history

It seems unlikely, but a healthy elk population resides in the parched canyons and bluffs of Mesa Verde National Park.About 150 elk live in the park, and they are mostly non-migratory, said park...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Court briefs

Mancos woman gets 60 days in drug case In custody under a $10,000 bond, Ana Sena, 32, of Mancos, was recently sentenced to 60 days in jail on drug charges. Sena previously pleaded guilty to...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pilots of crashed plane encountered bad weather

The plane that crashed Sept. 5 in western San Juan County encountered "instrument flying conditions" over western Colorado, but neither of the two pilots aboard were qualified to fly in such bad...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Saddlemaker to serve as Mesa Verde artist in residence

Lisa Skyhorse, a full-time saddlemaker for 40 years, will serve as Mesa Verde National Park's artist in residence Sept. 14-27. Skyhorse will give a free public presentation of her unique art on...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Living

Community Calendar

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DATE: Sept. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Living

Now and then, and then some more

Come Back to My Valley Since this is the last issue of the Mancos Times it seems appropriate to list couples in which one or both of them have passed away. Anyone who has lived in Mancos for 10 or...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Columnists

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. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

Hunting on San Juan National Forest and BLM lands

There’s a lot more to an enjoyable hunt than getting a license or taking a hunter’s safety course. Do you know where you are going to start your hunt and what the terrain is like? Where you can...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Community Calendar

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DATE: Sept. 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

Mancos Valley Brew Fest raises $10,000 for nonprofits

After a successful first run of the Mancos Valley Summer Brew Fest, event coordinators Kathy Hands and DeWayne Johnson were able to donate $10,400 to Mancos Valley Resources and Mancos River Trails...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business