Local author chronicles life of renowned Southern Ute artist

In her self-published book from 2017, Pagosa Springs author Judith Stone chronicles the life and spiritual journey of Southern Ute elder and artist Russell Box Sr., whose work is featured in the...

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

Amidst “exceptional drought,” Mancos seeks to protect its watershed

Drought hit Southwest Colorado hard in 2018. Since mid-April, the United States Department of Agriculture has classified all of Montezuma county as experiencing “exceptional drought,” its most...

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

Mancos Elementary School honor roll, first quarter

Mancos Elementary School on Tuesday released its honor roll for the first quarter. To be eligible for high honors, a student must achieve a grade of 4 in each of the core academic areas of reading,...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Mancos set for tough playoff game against Merino

Coming off its first undefeated regular season since 1978, the Mancos High School football team knew that it would be seeded well in Colorado’s eight-man tournament. What the Bluejays might not...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Crews prep gym addition for concrete pouring

Phase 2 in construction at Re-6 Mancos School District continued this week, scheduled for completion in April 2019. Construction crews, led by owner’s representative Monty Guiles, were scheduled to...

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

Mancos library to host community gaming

The Mancos Public Library will host a series of events in celebration of International Games Week, which runs Nov. 4 to 10, giving local residents an opportunity to bond over friendly competition...

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

Dolores Ranger District plans slash burns

The San Juan Forest Dolores Ranger District plans to burn slash piles generated from forest thinning and timber sales in the Chicken Creek, Burnt Ridge, Spring Creek, Tayler Mesa and Lake Canyon...

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

Willowtail Springs preparing future artists through residencies

Six Durango High School students took part in Willowtail Springs’ first student artist-in-residence retreat Oct. 18-20. The event gave students the chance to see what a working artist goes through...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Driver in Mancos rollover walks away with minor scratches

A 22-year-old Cortez man walked away from a rollover crash near Mancos early Saturday morning with superficial injuries. Colorado Highway Patrol Trooper Josh Lewis said the single-vehicle incident...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Halloween events planned for Montezuma County

There are several options to celebrate Halloween in the area for adults and kids. On Oct. 26 at 6 p.m., there is a costume party at the Elks Lodge for adults 21 and over. There will be prizes for...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos RV park asks town board for year-round status

The Mancos Town Board on Wednesday heard a request by Riverwood RV Park to remain open year-round. Board members , citing existing municipal code and the need for a public hearing. The developers’...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Citizen of the Year nominations are being accepted

The Mancos Valley Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations now through November for its annual Citizen of the Year award. The award is given to a noteworthy Mancos resident every year who “has...

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

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