Mancos

Mancos budget tops $1.6 M

The proposed operating budget for the town of Mancos in fiscal year 2014 tops out at more than $1.6 million, up 8 percent from 2013. Nearly half of the town's proposed overall 2014 budget, nearly...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Trailblazer opens pot pharmacy

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. 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Mine: ‘No public safety concerns’

A naturopathic physician believes Mancos residents should undergo health assessments to test for volatile mercury airborne exposure as a result of an illegal gold mine. “Mercury is a very serious...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fungi entrepreneurs examine other uses

Two budding agricultural entrepreneurs are hoping to expand their gourmet mushrooms into a larger environmental remediation venture. Formed by Gabe Deall, 27; and Travis Custer, 26; San Juan...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos man blazes new trail

A milestone was reached in Mancos history Monday, Sept. 30, as officials unanimously approved the town’s first medical marijuana dispensary. After a public hearing where no one voiced opposition,...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos cross country team returns home

The course at Chicken Creek may have been wet and muddy, but even so, the Mancos Bluejays cross country team was excited to compete near home. Racing just outside of Mancos in the Chicken Creek...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - Sports

Monsoonal downpour can't steal Mancos library's thunder

Over the course of the last week, I have had numerous people ask me about the Harvest/ Heritage Festival that the library hosted Sunday, Sept. 22, and whether or not we were rained out. In short,...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - Columnists

Fungi entrepreneurs examine other uses

Two budding agricultural entrepreneurs are hoping to expand their gourmet mushrooms into a larger environmental remediation venture. Formed by Gabe Deall, 27, and Travis Custer, 26; San Juan...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Mancos man blazes new trail

A milestone was reached in Mancos history Monday, Sept. 30, as officials unanimously approved the town's first medical marijuana dispensary. After a public hearing where no one voiced opposition,...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Mine: 'No public safety concerns'

A naturopathic physician believes Mancos residents should undergo health assessments to test for volatile mercury airborne exposure as a result of an illegal gold mine. "Mercury is a very serious...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Mancos council mulls nonprofit requests

Five area agencies have requested a total of $11,150 from the town of Mancos to help fund various nonprofit activities next year, more than two-thirds the amount town officials are expected to...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

It's here: Balloon and Arts Festival week

This is the week that we begin seeing hot air balloons drifting across Mancos Valley skies. You will need to rise early these mornings to catch a glimpse as they float overhead. Balloons inflate at...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - Columnists