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Montezuma County declares mill fire an economic disaster

Montezuma County commissioners on Monday approved a declaration of an economic disaster in the wake of the May 8 Western Excelsior fire. The fire that destroyed the Mancos mill caused the loss of...

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Wetherill descendant will give Mesa Verde talk

Harvey Leake, great-grandson of John Wetherill, will discuss the activities of his ancestors and their archaeological investigations in the area at 7 p.m. June 16 at the Visitor and Research Center...

DATE: June 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Berner joins Artisans of Mancos gallery

Mixed media artist Kathleen Berner is the latest to join the Artisans of Mancos gallery. Her reception will be held from 2-5 p.m. Saturday at the Artisans of Mancos, 101 Grand Ave. in Mancos....

DATE: June 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Red Arrow in Mancos fined $6,400 for mine rule violations

The Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Board last week fined Red Arrow Gold Corp. of Mancos more than $6,000 for violating state rules. Red Arrow failed to submit an annual fee, report and map to the...

DATE: May 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Mancos Brewing Co. opening new location

Mancos Brewing Co. opened for business Thursday at its new location, and brewer DeWayne Jackson anticipates being able to make a lot more beer. “We’ll be able to increase our daily production at...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Western Excelsior fire traced to faulty fan

The Western Excelsior fire likely was caused by a faulty ventilation fan in a sharpening shop, investigators said. Mancos Fire Chief Tony Aspromonte said that burn evidence indicates a spark or...

DATE: May 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Western Excelsior fire expected to smolder for days

MANCOS – Rain helped douse hot spots Tuesday at Western Excelsior, where the production plant, warehouses and offices burned Monday. Fire crews had contained the blaze by about 2 a.m. Tuesday but...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Multiple agencies battle fire at Western Excelsior in Mancos

MANCOS – Multiple agencies battled a large fire Monday at Western Excelsior in Mancos that led to the evacuation of nearby homes because of heavy smoke. Although calmer winds and lower temperatures...

DATE: May 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Mancos State Park preparing for summer of boating, fishing

Though Southwest Colorado saw the return of colder weather recently, Mancos State Park is ready for the summer season, Park Manager Scott Elder said. “It’s coming quickly,” Elder said. “It’s...

DATE: April 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Mancos Elementary Principal Cathy Epps honored as school garden champion

Mancos Elementary Principal Cathy Epps got a surprise on Saturday when she was honored as a Mancos School Garden Champion. Teachers, students and Montezuma School to Farm Project staff members...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mancos town administrator Andrea Phillips resigns

Mancos Town Administrator Andrea Phillips has resigned after four years in the position. Phillips turned in her resignation letter Monday, Mayor Queenie Barz said Friday. Phillips’ contract as...

DATE: April 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mancos crosswalk construction starts on U.S. 160

Mancos officials broke ground Monday on a pedestrian crossing project that has been in the works for more than a year. A crosswalk at the intersection of Beech Street and U.S. Highway 160 will help...

DATE: April 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News