Dylan Redwine's mom sues his father

Two years and two days after her son's partial remains were found on Middle Mountain, Elaine Hatfield Redwine filed a wrongful death lawsuit against her ex-husband, Mark Redwine. Hatfield filed the...

DATE: July 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Skanska shutting down headquarters in Cortez

International construction giant Skanska confirmed late last week it is "winding down" operations at its Cortez office as it prepares to consolidate its western equipment facilities for its civil...

DATE: July 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Dolores State plans stock sale

In February, The Dolores State Bank (DSB) signed an agreement to acquire the Mancos Valley Bank. The employees and directors of both banks said they were excited to combine the strengths and...

DATE: July 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Press meets funds goal

The nonprofit Mancos Common Press surpassed its goal of raising $15,000 in 30 days via a Kickstarter campaign. Launched in 2014, the Mancos Common Press is dedicated to restoring, revitalizing and...

DATE: July 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

The show goes on

A crowd of about 100 braved wind and rain Saturday night in Mancos to see the annual July 4th fireworks show at Boyle Park. The pyrotechnic extravaganza began a little after 9 p.m. with the singing...

DATE: July 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Rain may add fizzle to July 4th's sizzle

Some evening thunderstorms on Sunday could provide some relief to what is expected to a be a hot holiday weekend. On Friday, there is a 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after p.m....

DATE: July 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Trial date set for man in Samoan scam

Just as the victims of a $60,000 international scam predicted, an alleged con man failed to abide by the terms of a plea deal last week, resulting in a scheduled jury trial later this year. At a...

DATE: June 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Baker to add curbside recycling

A local garbage hauler is jumping into the curbside recycling business. Baker Sanitation Inc. is launching the service for customers in Montezuma County. For an extra fee, they will accept paper,...

DATE: June 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Culture center in dire straits

After roughly seven years of operating at a deficit, the 30-year-old Cortez Cultural Center announced last week that it would discontinue operations after September as it looks to rebuild the...

DATE: June 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

SBDC gets Enterprise Zone project

The regional, Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has been approved as an Enterprise Zone Contribution Project by the Colorado Economic Development Commission (EDC). This...

DATE: June 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News


Doty plans plein air demonstration Mancos Public Library hosts a plein air painting demonstration with Mancos artist Deb Doty on Thursday, July 30 at 6:30 p.m., at 211 W. First St. Doty will...

DATE: June 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Archaeologist talks about birds, petroglyphs

In the Middle Ages, Christians shared oral stories of Jesus through stain glass images. Across the Southwest about the same time, Ancestral Puebloans, with no written language, relied on imagery to...

DATE: June 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

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