Many evacuees prepared for approaching East Canyon Fire

Robert Daulton, who lives in East Canyon, said he had plenty of time to evacuate. “All is good, we’re camping out in the forest,” he told The Journal in a telephone interview Tuesday. He had gone...

DATE: June 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. Highway 160 reopens west of Durango near wildfire

U.S. Highway 160 reopened to traffic around 7:15 p.m. Monday after a 9-mile stretch from Mancos to Cherry Creek (La Plata County Road 105) was temporarily closed because of poor visibility caused...

DATE: June 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Art vending machines heading to Mancos

Fritos bags and Coca-Cola bottles are normal vending machine sights, ready to be dispensed at the touch of a button. But artwork? Two art vending machines are headed to Mancos, to be stationed by...

DATE: June 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos holds prayer vigil for George Floyd

More than 100 locals gathered about noon Tuesday at Mancos Boyle Park to memorialize the life of George Floyd and to protest systemic racism. The peaceful prayer vigil was hosted by the Mancos...

DATE: June 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado boat sales boom during coronavirus

The Colorado Sun The rivers are rising and paddle shops and boat makers across Colorado are reporting record sales as more families dip a paddle in the state’s waterways. “It’s like strumming the...

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Underground musicians kick off virtual relief concert

Day 1 of a virtual concert in support of the Navajo Nation and Pueblo nations kicked off Saturday, featuring a variety of musicians from the Four Corners region and beyond. The two-day Solidarity...

DATE: June 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

J.M. Rush of Mancos: A life forged in young America

Editor’s note: This article is based on an interview Anna Florence Robison had with J.M. Rush Jr. and his granddaughter, Minnie Rush. J.M. Rush Sr. died in 1917. Montezuma County Historical Society...

DATE: May 31, 2020 | COLUMN: Looking back

Mancos musician earns Creative District award

A budding musician has been awarded the Mancos Creative District’s Create 81328 Scholarship. Adam Yoder was this year’s recipient of the $1,000 scholarship, which seeks to honor young creatives in...

DATE: May 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vincent Grego graduates from University of Colorado

The Journal The University of Colorado has announced the graduation of Vincent Anthony Grego with a Bachelor of Arts in visual and performance arts and a minor in general business, summa cum laude,...

DATE: May 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos State Park opens for camping

The Journal Camping is now open at Mancos State Park. Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds everyone that social distancing must continue while camping and that guidelines provided by the Colorado...

DATE: May 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Story Walk installed at Cottonwood Park in Mancos

Mancos families looking for an outdoor educational outlet can now visit the new Story Walk installation at Cottonwood Park. The project features the book “My Water Comes From the San Juan...

DATE: May 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Longtime Mancos resident turns 100

A longtime Mancos resident turns 100 on Saturday, May 16, and her family members hope to mobilize 100 people to send her birthday cards in honor of the occasion. Betty Mauler is an active church...

DATE: May 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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