Natural science

Effort to bring back fruit economy moves ahead

An apple orchard revival is taking place in Southwest Colorado. The Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project wants to return the region back to the glory days of the early 20th century when the apple...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College adds education master’s degree

A second master’s degree in the education program at Fort Lewis College was approved Friday by the Board of Trustees. The Master of Arts in Education: Teacher Licensure would be for students who...

DATE: April 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

Good vibrations

A Mancos middle student will be heading to the state science fair in April after earning second place at regional competition in the physics category for her experiment on how sound waves travel...

DATE: March 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - Education

Scientists trying to aid cloud seeding

No one can control the weather, but scientists have done what they can to encourage snowfall in Colorado by cloud seeding for decades, and now they are working to improve it locally. On Monday...

DATE: March 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Radiometer being used in Mancos

No one can control the weather, but scientists have done what they can to encourage snowfall in Colorado by cloud seeding for decades, and now they are working to improve it locally. On Monday...

DATE: March 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Mancos students compete at regional science fair

On Thursday, regional qualifiers from Mancos competed against 218 projects at the San Juan Regional Science Fair with students from Pagosa Springs, Bayfield, Ignacio, Durango, Silverton, Dolores,...

DATE: March 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

The Snowmakers

No one can control the weather, but scientists have done what they can to encourage snowfall in Colorado by cloud seeding for decades, and now they are working to improve it locally. On Monday...

DATE: March 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Students explore physics of light

Schoolchildren explored the physics of light Friday at the Mancos Public Library, creating rainbows with garden hoses and prisms. The Mancos Public Library started the once-a-month program on...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - Education