Mancos

Cellist brings electric sound to Millwood on Sept. 20

Award-winning cellist and vocalist Jami Sieber will perform a solo concert at the Millwood Junction on Sunday, Sept. 20. Sieber's style ranges from ethereal to hard-edged, earning her rave reviews...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos water district considers transfer of irrigation facilities

The Mancos Water Conservancy District board is continuing research on obtaining title transfer of irrigation facilities from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. At a public meeting last week, the board...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jammed water dock heads for agenda

At their next regular meeting, town leaders are expected to discuss a needed upgrade at the Mancos water dock. "It's been a problem for years," said town administrator Andrea Phillips. Last week,...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Harvest Fest draws a hungry crowd to Grand Avenue

Aroma from homemade pies, breads, pasta, casseroles and more wafted out from the Mancos Community Center on Sunday evening, as part of the second-annual Fall Harvest Festival.The popular community...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community Calendar

Email announcements to news@cortezjournal.com and include “Community Calendar” in the subject field. Items submitted less than two weeks in advance will be less likely to be published. Entries and...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

Blue Jays get first win

A handful of Shiprock Northwest Falcons players turned their heads to watch as the Mancos Blue Jays took the court to warm up before Tuesday evening's volleyball match. Then - as the Blue Jays went...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Sports

Denver magazine: Durango one heck of a town

Durango recently earned a nod of approval from 5280 The Denver Magazine, which deemed the city of 17,000 No. 1 of "Seven Spectacular Small Town Getaways" in Colorado. The write-up details ways to...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Living

Mrs. Colorado pageant seeks contestant from Montezuma County

For The Cortez Journal The Mrs. Colorado America Pageant is accepting applications from married women to represent Montezuma County as a state finalist on April 16 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Living

El Niño threatens to pack a punch

Forecasters say a mighty El Niño warming eastern Pacific Ocean waters has the potential to bring nasty snowstorms to Southwest Colorado this winter. "It's possible right now," Bernie Meier, a...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sunflower gets international film festival

Area residents will be given the opportunity to decide if a German, Swiss, Turkish, French, Chilean, Danish, British or American film director should win the 18th Annual Manhattan Short Film...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Briefs

South African horticulturist speaks Georg Fritz, horticulturist at Heidelberg, Gauteng, South Africa, talks about his experiences with rare plants and succulents for the South African National...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

County dentist serves 290 in '15

Since Medicaid expanded to include adult dental services, 290 adults have received care this year at the Montezuma County Health Department. "It shows there is a big need for oral health in this...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News