Mancos Town Board OKs encroachment rules

The Mancos Town Board covered a range of topics at its meeting Sept. 11 including approving an ordinance dealing with properties that encroach on the town’s right of way. Besides approving an...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Eight candidates running for Mancos school board

In the upcoming Mancos school board election, there will be eight candidates vying for three open seats this November. Two of the seats are currently held by directors Pam Coppinger and Tim Hunter,...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Five Southwest Colorado startups unveiled

Five new Southwest Colorado startups were unveiled this week to investors, and two young companies offered presentations seeking a second round of funding. The firms were part of the 2019 class of...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Retirees help SCAPE help startups

Southwest Colorado is a nice place to live, with stunning vistas and amazing outdoor opportunities. That fortunate mixture has proved ideal in supporting the success of the Southwest Colorado...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Lodgers tax discussions continue

Nothing definite has been decided about the Montezuma County lodgers tax allocations, but it appears Mancos is doing its fair share of bringing in tourism dollars. Earlier this year, the Montezuma...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Filling the summer food gap

The Journal This summer, 502 lunches were served to local children as part of the Mancos FoodShare summer lunch program. Food was served by volunteers from the Mount Lookout Grange at the Mancos...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos to hold Open Studio Tour next week

Art lovers of all sorts are invited to take a stroll in downtown Mancos for a self-guided studio tour. This is the fifth Mancos Artist Open Studio Tour, and it will take place all-day Sept. 21,...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Marshal’s Blotter

Saturday, Aug. 31 6:17 p.m. A deputy was dispatched to the 400 block of Angel Way for a report of possible domestic violence. Once he arrived on-scene, the deputy took a report. Monday, Sept. 2...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. Highway 160 repaving test sections will be studied

Motorists traveling on the 22-mile stretch of recently repaved road on U.S. Highway 160 from the east edge of Cortez to the top of Mancos Hill might have noticed coarse and smooth sections of the...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner tours Aspen Wood Products Mill

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner visited the Aspen Wood Products Mill in Mancos Tuesday as part of a tour of Colorado. The mill, owned and operated by David Sitton, was formerly the Western Excelsior Plant,...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos library celebrates banned books

Mancos librarian Jenni Kitchen loves banned books. And she believes strongly that libraries have a responsibility to “keep the light on” by providing access to books and other materials, edgy or...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Valley River Film Festival features films on canyons

Outdoor adventure films are returning to Mancos this fall, for the third annual Mancos Valley River Film Festival. The two-day event is hosted by Mancos Valley Resources, with proceeds going toward...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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