Mancos

Mancos artisan carves a legacy

MANCOS – Jay Fann began working with wood after answering a help-wanted ad for an apprentice furniture maker at Taos Furniture in Santa Fe. It was 1981, and Fann was 31 years old. “I had never...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Road between Mancos, Dolores gets upgrade

Colorado Highway 184 between Mancos and Dolores is being repaved by the Colorado Department of Transportation and general contractor Oldcastle SW Group. The $5.9 million project includes leveling,...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Red Arrow cleanup in limbo

The unpermitted Red Arrow gold milling site on Grand Avenue remains on the local radar, but the federal government shutdown appears to have stalled remediation efforts. "Town staff and elected...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Contractors sought for repair work

The town of Mancos is seeking qualified contractors to do sidewalk repair and replacement construction. Mancos reinstated its 50-50 matching program over the summer to share in the cost of...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Mancos native honored by alma mater

A world-renowned leader on conservation issues and economic development, Mancos native Glenda Humiston was honored recently for her rural community development efforts. Humiston, who leads U.S....

DATE: Oct. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Highway between Mancos, Dolores gets an upgrade

Colorado Highway 184 between Mancos and Dolores is being repaved by the Colorado Department of Transportation and general contractor Oldcastle SW Group. The $5.9 million project includes leveling,...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Mesa Verde remains shuttered

DENVER - Cash registers are ringing again at Grand Canyon National Park. The sound of bugling elk is competing against the clicking of tourists' camera shutters at Rocky Mountain National Park. And...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Mancos artisan carves legacy

MANCOS - Jay Fann began working with wood after answering a help-wanted ad for an apprentice furniture maker at Taos Furniture in Santa Fe. It was 1981, and Fann was 31 years old. "I had never...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Two men who deserved each other

Ira Kelly and Clay Bader didn't know much about each other until after World War II, but their relationship became father and son, and later simply a deep respect for each other. Ira Kelly was born...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - Columnists

Mancos schools, library share host of activities

Last week, we completed our second in an ongoing series of "Science Friday" programs for children in grades kindergarten through eighth. This program is designed to provide science-based...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - Columnists

Updates from Governor's Tourism Conference

I attended the tourism conference Thursday, Oct. 3, in Telluride, and learned lots of great information to share with the Mancos Valley. My first experience over coffee on Thursday morning was...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - Columnists

First pot pharmacy to open in Mancos

From his 80-acre ranch northeast of Mancos, local trailblazer and federal outlaw Jim Cody is proud to call Colorado home. “We are 50 states united under one federal government,” he said recently as...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business