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Courtesy of Sarah Syverson / Mancos Creative District

The Mancos Creative District hopes to create a “vibrant and sustainable economic hub” and empower a “diverse creative community” in the town of Mancos. KSJD’s Austin Cope talked with incoming Mancos Creative District Director Sarah Syverson about how the organization hopes to increase diversity and improve economic development in the town of Mancos.

courtesy of Tabitha Trevino

Saturday, June 10th will bring a diverse set of events to southwestern Colorado. The Dolores River Festival, the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo, and King of the Cage: Warlords 2 will all occur within a 50-mile radius.

Nicholaus Sandner / MCHS Drama Department

The Montezuma Cortez High School Drama department will present the last three shows of "Once Upon a Mattress," a musical adaptation of the "Princess and the Pea," this weekend.

Gail Binkly / KSJD

Two local artists came before the Cortez City Council on Tuesday to express dismay over the city’s call for artists to “loan” their works to beautify the new City Hall.


Forest Woodward

Adventure writer and blogger Brendan Leonard describes himself as someone who likes running and trail running, but who probably likes ice cream more. He says he mostly avoids avalanches by not being a good enough skier to get on slopes steep enough to slide. But, he says, he loves the mountains, and he’s enthusiastic for things that bring humans together, especially in the outdoors.

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