Mancos

Meet the Mancos trustee candidates

In this year’s municipal election, five candidates are running for four open trustee positions on the Mancos town board. It is Mancos’s first contested election in several years, after five...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mancos Days Association gears up for summer festival

The newly formed Mancos Days Association met Thursday to plan for this year’s Mancos Days festival. In past years, the annual summer festival has been organized by the town, but in 2017 the board...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Apple reference books donated to libraries

A fundraising campaign has resulted in local libraries each receiving a newly published set of reference books on apple varieties. The “Illustrated History of Apples in the United States and...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos work plan update paints rosy picture of 2017

During its Jan. 24 meeting, the Mancos board of trustees received an optimistic report on the town’s progress in 2017. Town Administrator Heather Alvarez gave an update on the town’s work plan, a...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Woodworkers Guild celebrates 20 years

The Southwest Woodworkers Guild celebrated its 20-year anniversary in January, and is looking for new members and guests, according to a news release from its president, Steve Wilderson. “Don’t let...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Candidates announced in Mancos municipal election

Five people have announced their candidacy for four open trustee positions in Mancos this election season. Trustee Cindy Simpson and Mayor Pro Tem Fred Brooks will both be running for their second...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Valley Resources names new officers

The new year brought changes to the Mancos Valley Resource s charity organization. According to a news release, Mancos Valley Resources is a community-based nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Girl Scout adventure camp seeks to expand

Two Mancos-area Girl Scout troops are opening their annual adventure camp to more people. This is the sixth year troop leaders Frieda Knezek and Tressa Jukes have hosted Camp Conundrum, a...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school board backs away from arming school staff

Residents came out in force to the Mancos School Board’s meeting on Monday night to voice their opinions on the main agenda item: arming school staff. About 60 residents, teachers and parents...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos man pleads guilty to hydroplaning, killing two

A Mancos man pleaded guilty Friday to vehicular homicide after hydroplaning into oncoming traffic on U.S. Highway 160 in July, hitting a vehicle with a family of four and killing two. Anthony...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Native American art gallery to hold free talk

The Journal The Mancos Public Library will kick off a series of free community events with a talk called “New Discoveries Along Old Trails” from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Kilgore American Indian...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos planning and zoning board fails to meet quorum

The Mancos planning and zoning commission failed to meet a quorum for its January meeting, the fourth time a meeting has been canceled in the past year. Out of the five members of the commission,...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News