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New leader to guide project-based learning in Mancos

The Mancos School District RE-6 continues to develop the rigor of its project-based learning endeavors. And to better support these efforts, former school board treasurer Ed Whritner will be...

DATE: July 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Margaret Hunt art show at Olio

Olio’s current display is the first art show for Denver-based artist Margaret Hunt. It’s also especially meaningful for Hunt and the artistic community in Mancos – she’s part of the reason the...

DATE: July 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez officials make headway on land use code

Cortez city staff have been ironing out the final details for the updated land use code, which will soon be put to a vote. The City Council and Planning and Zoning Commission held a workshop June...

DATE: June 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school board member resigns

The Mancos school board will soon have a vacancy, as former Treasurer Ed Whritner has announced his resignation. He will be taking on the newly created position of project-based learning...

DATE: June 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

2 new preschool classrooms coming to Cortez

Gov. Jared Polis’ recently approved funding of full-day kindergarten has allowed the Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1 to open two new preschool classrooms at the Beech Street site. The new...

DATE: June 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two years of sanctuary for Rosa Sabido

MANCOS – This weekend, Mancos community members marked two years of Rosa Sabido living in sanctuary at the United Methodist Church. The Saturday vigil and fundraiser featured food, face-painting,...

DATE: June 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

City awards contract for new Cortez park

DHM Design will design the park being built on the south side of Cortez. The Cortez City Council approved a $92,753 contract to design the park in a 6-1 vote during its regular meeting Tuesday,...

DATE: June 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Summer construction underway on Mancos campus

Summer construction is underway on the Mancos school expansion and remodeling project. The campus along Grand Avenue will be busy and dusty while it is being prepared for the new school year....

DATE: June 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Destination Imagination takes eighth in global finals

After traveling to Kansas City, Missouri, for the global finals, the Dolores Middle School Destination Imagination team took eighth place out of 73 teams in their division. Destination Imagination...

DATE: June 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sewer line replacement work starting soon in Cortez

A six-month project to repair sanitation infrastructure on the north side of Cortez is scheduled to begin July 1. The Cortez Sanitation District contracted with Four Corners Materials for the...

DATE: June 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Annual MORP sale draws ‘big fans of heritage apples’

The Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project held its annual heritage tree sale and fundraiser on June 15. Locals and heritage apple enthusiasts turned out to the MORP nursery along McElmo Canyon on a...

DATE: June 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mounted Patrol celebrates 2- year anniversary

This year, the Mounted Patrol unit for the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office is celebrating its two-year anniversary. The Mounted Patrol was founded both as a way to promote a positive image of...

DATE: June 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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