Mancos

Letter to Mancos Farewell, Mancos Times

Although I’ve only been in Mancos for four years now, I’ve grown a deep appreciation and love for the community and am proud to call it my home. As a librarian and lover of history, The Mancos...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Columnists

Fact Check: Was Reagan an anti-tax man or not?

Stephen Colbert interviewed presidential candidate and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on the CBS’ The Late Show. Colbert asked Cruz if he could agree with then-President Ronald Reagan’s support of amnesty for...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Columnists

Come Back to My Valley: Now and then and then some more

An old adage says that history tends to repeat itself. Not always but sometimes even here in the Mancos Valley. In 2010 Curtis Chester Baker was born on Feb. 23, 1929. He passed away at the age of...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Columnists

Up, up and away

As the sun rose over Mancos early Friday morning, so did Mancos Valley Balloon Fest pilots, their volunteer ground crews and eager spectators. The 11th annual weekend event, which brings in...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman dies in U.S. 160 crash

A Durango woman was killed in a head-on crash Tuesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 160. The accident occurred about 4:35 p.m. at mile marker 79, about one mile west of Lightner Creek Road (County Road...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

2015 Montezuma County Open Fair Results, Community Open Class Divisions

 Ribbons at the Montezuma County Fair are awarded on a combination of the Danish and American ribbon systems. Congratulations go out to all of the adults and youth who participated in this year's...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

2015 Montezuma County Fair Partial Results

4-H Divisions4-H projects are divided in to junior (8-10 years old), intermediate (11-13), and senior (14-18). A few contests are divided into junior (8-13) and senior (14-18).Cake DecoratingUnit 1...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Nucla sweeps Blue Jays

After losing at home to Dolores on Tuesday, the Mancos Blue Jays hosted the Nucla Mustangs on Thursday. Nucla entered the contest with a 7-1 record, and the Mustangs showed why they had only one...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Sports

Blue Jays hope to play spoiler

The Mancos Blue Jays are looking to play the villain this week. After its 40-24 homecoming win against Sanford last week, Mancos will travel to Monte Vista for a matchup against Sargent for the...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Sports

Mancos runners win at Blanding

The Mancos cross-country team ran at two meets last week. First, the Blue Jays traveled to Blanding, Utah for the John Thornton Invitational, where senior Ro Paschal won the boys’ race with a 17:47...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Sports

Balcony House sunrise tour scheduled

For The Journal Mesa Verde National Park will offer a Sunrise Tour of Balcony House cliff dwelling on Oct. 12. Tickets will go on sale Oct. 1 at the Colorado Welcome Center, 928 E. Main St. in...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community Calendar

Email announcements to news@the-journal.com and include “Community Calendar” in the subject field. Items submitted less than two weeks in advance will be less likely to be published. Entries and...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar