Mancos

Meet the Mancos trustee candidates, part 3

In this year’s municipal election, five candidates are running for four open trustee positions on the Mancos town board. It is Mancos’s first contested election in several years, after five...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 9 hours 48 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores District burns slash piles near Mancos

The Dolores Ranger District is burning slash piles on about 250 acres north of Mancos this week as part of the cleanup effort after a summer thinning project. District Fire Management Officer Pat...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 16 hours 19 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cory Gardner staffer pays Mancos a visit

The Southwest Colorado regional director for Sen. Cory Gardner paid the town of Mancos a visit on Friday. Ann McCoy Harold, of Gardner’s Durango office, met with Town Administrator Heather Alvarez...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Person reportedly hit by vehicle on Colorado 184

A man was struck by a vehicle on Colorado Highway 184 north of Mancos about 9 a.m., according to Montezuma County dispatch. An “off-duty” EMT was on scene and reported a possible leg fracture to...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Town Board approves marshal’s vehicle purchases

During its Wednesday meeting, the Mancos town board voted to approve the purchase of two new vehicles for the Mancos Marshal’s Office. Marshal Jason Spruell said two out of his department’s patrol...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 9 hours 21 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Outlier Cellars to hold grand opening in Mancos

After years of planning, Mancos’ new cidery is ready to hold a grand opening on Saturday. Three Montezuma County entrepreneurs leased a former motorcycle mechanic shop on Main Street last year,...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 20 hours 28 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Meet the Mancos trustee candidates, part 2

In this year’s municipal election, five candidates are running for four open trustee positions on the Mancos town board. It is Mancos’s first contested election in several years, after five...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Alpacka Rafts recognized as a top innovator

The Wright , an outdoor-inspired industry summit and award program, has recognized Alpacka Rafts in Mancos as one of the Rocky Mountain region’s top innovators. Beginning on May 1, The Wright will...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County businesses join public lands petition

Two Montezuma County businesses have joined a petition to Congress by outdoor retailers to keep protections in place for public lands. Mancos’ Alpacka Rafts and Cortez’s Osprey Packs are among...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Know your restaurant: Inspection reports to be published monthly

The Journal is now publishing local restaurant inspection reports provided monthly by the Montezuma County Health Department. Inspections of all retail food facilities are done yearly, and in some...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Valley Resources names 2017 project of the year

On Thursday, the charitable group Mancos Valley Resources presented its annual Sponsored Project of the Year award to local nonprofit Pay It Forward. Pay It Forward, one of about 15 nonprofits...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Calligrapher charts “Pathways” to peace at Mancos Olio gallery

The next art show at Olio Restaurant and Gallery in Mancos will center on words, not pictures. Mancos calligraphy artist Beth Wheeler will open her show, titled “Pathways,” at the gallery on...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News