Mancos

Art as balm: Creative journaling takes form in paint and clay

Lille Diane’s artwork is much more than creative expression. It serves as medicine for her body, mind and soul. And she finds creative journaling is her strongest medicine. “For me, creative...

DATE: March 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos applies for economic development grant

The town of Mancos has applied for a state grant that would pay for a long-term economic development plan. At its meeting on March 14, the Town Board voted unanimously to allow Town Administrator...

DATE: March 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school board discusses safety, calendar and walkout

Mancos School District Re-6 covered a lot of ground in its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday: security measures, test opt-outs, its four-day calendar, its walkout, and its response to a recent...

DATE: March 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Annual Mancos Melt celebrates valley’s creative community

This year’s Mancos Melt festival ended in flames as residents bid a dramatic farewell to winter and the previous year. Organized by the Mancos Valley Creative District for the first time, the...

DATE: March 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos board changes rules for planning and zoning commission

After months of discussion, the Mancos board of trustees voted Wednesday to reduce the size of the planning and zoning commission and to establish penalties for commissioners who don’t attend. The...

DATE: March 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Conservation District offers hands-on learning at Ag Expo

This weekend, a technician from the Mancos Conservation District will join farmers and ranchers at the Four States Ag Expo to teach kids about water and soil. Patrick Clements, who has been helping...

DATE: March 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Creative District plans to create new ‘maker space’

The Mancos Creative District plans to open its first workshop for artists and students this spring. Since it was founded in 2016, the Creative District has hosted regular classes and workshops...

DATE: March 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos candidate forum scheduled for Friday

The five candidates running for Mancos trustee positions will answer questions from the public in a Friday forum moderated by the League of Women Voters. Held at the Mancos Community Center on 130...

DATE: March 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Music teacher chosen as 2018 Mancos Citizen of the Year

Andrew Saletta, a Mancos Schools music teacher, is the Mancos Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Citizen of the Year for 2018. Saletta has taught music to Mancos elementary, middle school and high school...

DATE: March 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Library named finalist for 2018 National Medal

The Mancos Public Library has made the short list of nationwide institutions contending for the 2018 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. Distributed by the Institute of Museum and...

DATE: March 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Outlier Cellars opens tasting room in Mancos

Inspired by Southwest Colorado’s historic orchard legacy, the region’s soil, water and climate and the art of craft cider from around the world, Sam Perry and Neal Wight, owners of Outlier Cellars,...

DATE: March 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Mancos Democrats and Republicans choose delegates at caucuses

Mancos Republicans and Democrats met at their respective Precinct 11 caucuses to choose the delegates they would send to the county assembly on March 16. Colorado uses the caucus system to choose...

DATE: March 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News