Mancos Trails Group breathes new life into Colorado Trail spur

In 1973, it was part of the Colorado Trail dream: the Mancos Spur. Since then, the dream has fallen by the trailside with little recollection. But now, the Mancos Trails Group aspires to rebrand...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire at Mesa Verde’s far southeast border reaches 185 acres

The Moccasin Mesa Fire, burning near the far southeast boundary of Mesa Verde National Park, remained at 185 acres on Monday, according to a park press release. A map based on satellite data from...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bull Draw Fire grows to 4,253 acres in Southwest Colorado

The Bull Draw Fire, burning in a remote area 12 miles northwest of Nucla, grew to 4,253 acres Friday. “Crews secured a solid containment line along the east flank of the fire,” said Emily Davis...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Plateau Fire north of Dolores grows to 4,000 acres

The Plateau Fire, burning about 14 miles northeast of Dolores, has grown to 4,000 acres, and the San Juan National Forest on Thursday announced that it was expanding its road closures east to the...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge finds Damron competent to stand trial for mother’s murder

Montezuma County District Court Judge Todd Plewe on Wednesday ruled that Jeremiah Paul Damron was competent to stand trial for the murder of his mother, whose body was found beaten and burned in...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Plateau Fire north of Dolores nearly triples in size

The Plateau Fire burning north of Dolores has nearly tripled in size since Monday, in part because of back-burning efforts by firefighters. The fire, in Plateau Canyon north of McPhee Reservoir,...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bull Draw Fire grows to 3,600 acres in Southwest Colorado

The Bull Draw Fire, burning in a remote area 12 miles northwest of Nucla, grew 800 acres on Wednesday, to a total of 3,815 acres. On Tuesday, the fire grew mostly to the west and south of the...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos photographer chosen as artist-in-residence at Canyons of the Ancients

Lanny Wagner of Mancos was recently selected from among nine applicants by a panel of jurors as the 2018 summer artist-in-residence for Canyons of the Ancients National Monument. He will focus on...

DATE: July 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Two nights of comedy at the Sunflower benefit Crow Canyon

Some of the top comedians in the Southwest will be at Cortez’s historic Sunflower Theatre this weekend for two full nights of laughs – all to benefit the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center. “Two...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

San Juan National Forest tour near Dove Creek offered Aug. 1

The San Juan National Forest invites the public to learn about the Lone Pine Environmental Analysis project during a tour from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 1 Meet at either the Dolores Public Lands...

DATE: July 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tarnished Brass returns to Cortez for free outdoor concert

After a four-year hiatus, the Tarnished Brass will return to Cortez for a free concert at the Cultural Center on Saturday, Aug. 4, at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend, a press release said. The...

DATE: July 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Potter, painter headed to Artisans of Mancos

The Artisans of Mancos will host artist Ann Sciba, whose pottery adds a new creative expression to the group of artists. An opening reception for Sciba will be held as part of Mancos Days on...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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