Mancos

Mancos Valley Summer Brewfest tickets on sale

The third annual Mancos Valley Summer Brewfest combine a riverfront setting and local music, beer, wine and food on Saturday, Aug. 19, at Cottonwood Park in Mancos. Mancos Brewing Co. presents the...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos elk ranch gets long-term protection

The Colorado adage “I’d rather see a cow than a condo” applies to a new conservation easement in the Mancos Valley, but in this case it relates to elk as well. The 225-acre Schultz Elk and Cattle...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Andrea Phillips chosen as Pagosa Springs town administrator

Former Mancos Town Administrator Andrea Phillips has been hired for the same position in Pagosa Springs. Pagosa Springs’ current town administrator, Greg Schulte, is scheduled to retire on Sept. 1,...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Town residents celebrate community at Mancos Days festival

The weather in Mancos was cloudy and sometimes wet on the last weekend of July, but that didn’t stop Mancos residents from enjoying the 2017 Mancos Days festival. Friday’s festivities focused on...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos town board OKs overdue street paving project

On Wednesday, the Mancos town board voted to pave three street sections as part of an agreement with the local Family Dollar. When the store first planned to build a location on 560 W. Menefee St.,...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Free state park entrance for military and veterans

Colorado Parks and Wildlife offers free park entrance to active-duty military and veterans throughout August. “We are very appreciative of Colorado’s military community and encourage them to take...

DATE: July 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Maggie Goodell hired as Mancos Valley Chamber of Commerce administrator

Maggie Goodell has been hired as the new administrator for the Mancos Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center after Marie Chiarizia announced her retirement from the position. Goodell started...

DATE: July 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores State Bank donates to Western Excelsior fire victims

Dolores State Bank recently donated $1,500 to the Mancos community in response to the Western Excelsior mill fire. At the beginning of July, the bank gave checks for $500 each to the Mancos Fire...

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Five Branches hosts a day with wolves at Vallecito lake

Five Branches Camper Park at Vallecito Lake plans to host Wolfwood Refuge on Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch will be served at noon, followed by an educational talk at 1 p.m. The event is free,...

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Artisans will open for Mancos Days, march in parade

Artisans of Mancos will be open 8 a.m.–7 p.m. on Saturday to honor and celebrate “Those Who Serve” during Mancos Days on July 28-30. Refreshments will be served starting at 2 p.m. The parade begins...

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school board chooses leader for bond committee

At a meeting on July 17, the Mancos board of education asked a longtime coach to lead a team of volunteers in getting the word out about a bond issue in the upcoming election. The school district...

DATE: July 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two killed in head-on crash on U.S. Highway 160

Two people died in a two-car, head-on crash Thursday on U.S. Highway 160 west of Hesperus. The crash occurred about 5:15 p.m. in the Cherry Creek area, just east of the Montezuma-La Plata county...

DATE: July 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News