Mancos

BACK IN BUSINESS

As the morning sun was drying the fields near Mancos, a bull elk stared down at the headquarters of the Schultz Elk and Cattle Ranch at the edge of the Montezuma County line.Most mornings, he comes...

DATE: June 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Elk ranchers back in business as market rebounds

As the morning sun was drying the fields near Mancos, a bull elk stared down at the headquarters of the Schultz Elk and Cattle Ranch at the edge of the Montezuma County line. Most mornings, he...

DATE: June 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Western Excelsior back in the hot seat

Since February, one Mancos resident has turned into a maverick scientist, fashioning black felt to a clipboard to serve as a rudimentary air pollution monitoring station. "Western Excelsior is in...

DATE: May 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Mancos couple open ice cream, chocolate shop

Just in time for the heat of summer, a new artisan ice cream and chocolate shop has opened its doors in downtown Cortez. The brand-new Moose & More, located next to the Sunflower Theatre on Main...

DATE: May 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Living

Ice cream, chocolate shop opens

Just in time for the heat of summer, a new artisan ice cream and chocolate shop has opened its doors in downtown Cortez. The brand-new Moose & More, located next to the Sunflower Theatre on Main...

DATE: May 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Excelsior biochar may reduce dust

With the help of a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Western Excelsior Corp. is busy developing a prototype to turn by-product from its erosion-control products into biochar,...

DATE: April 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Mancos, CDOT seeking input on improving U.S. 160 corridor

As an east-west thoroughfare for the roughly 10,000 drivers who pass through Mancos each day, U.S. 160 serves its purpose. However, for those who work and live on either side of it, the highway is...

DATE: April 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Sex offender sentenced in drug distribution case

Once considered a fugitive, a 25-year-old convicted sex offender will now serve three years on a drug-distribution charge. In custody, Cameron Wilson of Mancos received a three-year sentence to a...

DATE: April 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos man gets 2 years in domestic violence case

A Mancos man accused of drugging, pimping and raping his child’s mother was recently sentenced to two years in jail. Christopher Collins, 34, pleaded guilty to violating a protection order. He was...

DATE: March 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Number of woman-owned farms jumps

Not about garbage patches of plastic debris floating in oceans or the number of animal species threatened because of deforestation, but instead, farming. "After working in a cubicle and writing...

DATE: March 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Farming's changing face: Number of woman-owned farms jumps

Working as an international conservationist, Kellie Pettyjohn routinely found herself daydreaming. Not about garbage patches of plastic debris floating in oceans or the number of animal species...

DATE: March 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Follies raise almost $7,000 for Pay It Forward Fund

The Millwood Junction restaurant was bursting at the seams Saturday night as residents showed up in droves for the 32nd annual Millwood Follies. Co-organizer Deb Weaver said the event was one of...

DATE: March 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News