Mancos

Bluejays set for playoff matchup against Soroco

One day away from its most important game in years, members of the Mancos High School football team are feeling pretty confident. Who can blame them. Over the course of what has been a magical...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mancos school district prepares for construction after election win

After winning support for a bond measure that will secure almost $5 million in funding, the Mancos School District is preparing for a major school renovation project. Bond Measure 3A, which passed...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos town board discusses preliminary budget

The Mancos Town Board’s preliminary 2018 budget, which will be put to a vote in December, includes more spending on street improvements and other projects, but less on administration. The board...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Town Board discusses weed problem in Boyle Park

After complying with residents’ request to use organic weed treatments in Boyle Park two years ago, the Mancos town board is considering a switch to traditional pesticides. During a board workshop...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos schools celebrate Dia de los Muertos

The Mancos School District held its fourth annual Dia de los Muertos Festival on Thursday. Dia de los Muertos is a cultural holiday celebrated throughout Latin America and the United States....

DATE: Nov. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos principal, staffer put on administrative leave

A Mancos school principal and another staff member were given two-day leaves of absence on Oct. 16, according to district Superintendent Brian Hanson. In an interview with The Journal on Oct. 25,...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos board approves change in land use code

After several months of discussion, the Mancos town board voted Wednesday to approve a change to the land use code governing the commercial district. In August, a property owner in the town’s...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local bank leader retires after 41 years

President of Dolores State Bank Ed Merritt is retiring after 41 years. Merritt grew up in Dolores and went on to be one of the financial leaders of the community. Under his leadership, Dolores...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Library to host farm legacy workshop

The Mancos Public Library will sponsor a workshop on Nov. 4 to teach farmers how to leave a successful business to the next generation. Jeffrey Tranel, an agricultural and business management...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sanctuary ‘caravan’ finds community in Mancos

Immigrants and their supporters from across Colorado gathered at the Mancos United Methodist Church on Saturday to show solidarity with those at risk of deportation. A handful of people from...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Not just ‘horsing around’

The Medicine Horse Center in Mancos held a volunteer workshop on Saturday morning. The Center needs volunteers for therapeutic riding sessions, helping out as side walkers and leaders for children...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News