Mancos

Town Council considers nonprofit funding 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. 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Old, new Chamber members create Mancos activity

Bobbi Black, coordinator for the Mancos Valley/Mesa Verde Country Balloon and Arts Festival came to the Chamber of Commerce board of directors meeting on Thursday, Sept. 12. She gave updates on the...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - Columnists

Goodnight's art blossoms from love

Dripping paint onto her saddle shoes and poodle skirts was common for 6-year-old Veryl Goodnight, a budding artist supplied with a paint-by-numbers horse kit. As a young child in the early 1950s in...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

The art of sculpting

Sculpting artwork from molten metal is not a single venture, requiring skills from multiple artisans as supple clay models are formed into more lasting bronze statues. For nearly 30 years,...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Town Administrator Phillips reaches out to residents

Town Administrator Andrea Phillips wants citizens to be aware of aid for nonprofit groups, an upcoming town-wide cleanup and vacancies on the Planning and Zoning Commission. Phillips advised that...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Trustees ponder first pot shop Marijuana dispensary to be considered

A public hearing will be held at Town Hall at 7 p.m. tonight as trustees weigh whether to allow the first medical marijuana dispensary in Mancos. Local businessman Jim Cody first approached town...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Citizen award goes to yard on Menefee

The Mancos Board of Trustees' new "citizen recognition" program highlights residential and businesses properties in town that exhibit care or improvement in maintaining an aesthetically pleasing...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Residents wary of chain stores

A large majority of both town and valley residents oppose chain stores in Mancos. Over the summer, more than 100 area residents responded to an online survey conducted by the Town of Mancos. On...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Rolston tapped as trustee

Alan Rolston stepped into the public spotlight last week as the newest trustee for the Town of Mancos. After a half-hour public interview process before sitting trustees, Rolston was chosen by...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Blasting around town, smiling

With wind-blown hair, both bikers and senior citizens flashed smiles of joy Saturday at the Rally in the Valley in Mancos. Reflected in left and right rearview mirrors of a Harley-Davidson, the...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Town Hall tackles illegal Red Arrow gold mill

One Mancos Valley resident is concerned that an unpermitted milling operation could potentially pollute the ground water. A private land use consultant, Brian Kimble, addressed the Mancos town...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Bankruptcy stalls Red Arrow eviction

A business partner in the Red Arrow Gold Mine has filed for bankruptcy in Texas, forcing a judge to stay an eviction hearing in Colorado. “The entire case at this point is in a holding pattern,”...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News