Mancos library to celebrate 10 years

The Mancos Public Library will soon celebrate a decade of operations in its current building. After 10 years of operation at its riverside home at 211 W. First St., the library will be hosting an...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Can you hear me now: Cellphone coverage blanks out north of Mancos

MANCOS – At wits’ end with deteriorating Verizon cellphone service in her home 5 miles north of Mancos, Maria Tuxhorn sought help from The Journal to inquire why reception went south about three...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos woman elected to state regent for Catholic Daughters

The Journal Lucy V. Gasaway of Mancos was elected as Colorado State Regent at the Colorado State Convention in Lakewood, Colorado. As Colorado state regent, Gasaway is the chief administrative...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos construction progresses; sites open for students

After a summer of construction work, the Mancos football field, elementary school and historic gym are very close to being completed. Owner’s representative Monty Guiles said there are still minor...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Valley River Film Festival to show in September

The Journal The third annual Mancos Valley River Film Festival will take place 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at Mancos Brewing Co., 484 E. Frontage Road, and Saturday at Mancos Opera House, 136 W. Grand Ave....

DATE: Aug. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos talks concurrent enrollment with PCC dean

The Mancos School District Re-6 hopes to improve its working relationship with Pueblo Community College and smooth the concurrent enrollment process for district students. The first Mancos school...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gunnery Sgt. Scott Koppenhafer honored in Cortez as ‘Marine’s Marine’

More than 400 people turned out for a memorial service for Marine Gunnery Sgt. Scott A. Koppenhafer on Monday in a ceremonial farewell at the Cortez Elks Lodge. Military honors were presented,...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Strike while the iron’s hot

Sparks flew in downtown Mancos Saturday afternoon for this month’s rendition of Grand Summer Nights. The August event was themed “Heavy Metal.” It followed on the heels of July’s burro extravaganza...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boyle Park weed treatment to stick with herbicides

The town of Mancos plans to stick with its traditional form of spraying as a form of weed treatment at Boyle Park for the coming year instead of pursuing organic methods. The board voiced support...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Memorial account for fallen Marine’s family

A memorial account has been set up in Scott Koppenhafer’s name at the Dolores State Bank, with all donations going to the fallen Marine’s wife and children. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Scott Koppenhafer, a...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trash can beautification underway in Mancos

Mancos artists are making trash beautiful. The Mancos Creative District and town of Mancos are organizing a mini-beautification project, in which local artists will paint eight trash cans to be set...

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

Sparks fly in Mancos

Heavy metal is coming to Mancos for the next Grand Summer Night. Metal art demonstrations that is. On Saturday, for the latest rendition of the town’s monthly celebration, local metal artists and...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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