Mancos mapmaker chronicles John Wesley Powell’s epic 1869 journey

In the Southwest, river runners and river rats have the same great, great grandfather. Our patriarch is the one-armed Maj. John Wesley Powell, who launched four wooden boats in May 1869 down the...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2018 | COLUMN: Gulliford's travels

Weather service warns of dense fog, icy roads

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a dense fog advisory until 10 a.m. Locations include Cortez, Dolores, Dove Creek and Mancos. Visibility is expected to be a quarter-mile or...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

November restaurant reports are in

The Journal publishes local restaurant inspection reports provided monthly by the Montezuma County Health Department. Inspections of all retail food facilities are done yearly, and in some cases,...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos to adopt budget, mill levy on Dec. 12

The Mancos Board of Trustees is scheduled to adopt a 2019 budget and set the mill levy rate at its regular meeting, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. The city anticipates $2.8 million in capital projects in 2019....

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos installs electric vehicle charging station

With the help of a $9,000 Charge Ahead Colorado grant from the Colorado Energy Office, the town of Mancos has installed an electric-vehicle charging station at Boyle Park. The dual-port charging...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hawk Tank High School expands in Four Corners area

Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center funding will open up the popular Hawk Tank business plan competition in spring 2019. Hawk Tank High School will mirror the format of the...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Olio artwork will explore ‘sense of place’

Encaustic paintings created by local artist Carol Mehesy will be featured on the walls of Olio restaurant starting Dec. 8, when a reception will be held for her at the restaurant from 4 to 6 p.m....

DATE: Nov. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Seats open for upcoming lessons on mosaics, making fire from friction

The Mancos School of the West, a local nonprofit, is hosting two workshops in early December for residents interested to learn from local artists and instructors about fire starting and mosaic...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Search for Mancos town marshal open through Dec. 15

In the absence of former Mancos Marshal Jason Spruell, who recently retired from the position , the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office is filling in to lead law enforcement efforts in the town until...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos chamber unveils town’s holiday lineup

The Mancos Valley Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the town of Mancos and the Mancos Creative District, have organized a calendar of holiday season events taking place in the area. The...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Giving Tree seeks gift donations, requests

Local charitable organization Mancos Giving Tree is bringing back its annual charity program for its 21st consecutive year. The program provides gifts, food and utility vouchers to Mancos Valley...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos board OKs 4 percent bonuses, says charging station on track

The Mancos Town Board on Wednesday approved new signs and bonuses in a short meeting Wednesday, Nov. 14. After opening procedures, Town Administrator Heather Alvarez informed the Board that the...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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