Mancos

Mancos Creative District

Distance Running In The Mancos Valley

Jun 10, 2016
Mancos Public Library

Long distance running is gaining in popularity across the country, with more and more runners competing in marathons or half-marathon events. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Annette Mullikin and Duff Simbeck,  members of the organizing committee for the upcoming Mancos Half Marathon and 5K race, about their own experiences with distance running, advice for beginning runners, and what to expect at the Mancos races.

Commons Wikipedia

Of Life & Land is KSJD's occasional series of interviews that explores our shared sense of place and how our landscapes define who we are. For this episode, Tom Yoder went to visit with Jack and Patricia Burk at their kitchen table to talk about living and ranching in the Mancos Valley, and how it has shaped their views on public lands and land conservation.

Mancos Running for Colorado Arts Designations

May 25, 2016
Mancos Creative District

The town of Mancos may see an influx of grant money and state support for the arts if selected for two artistic development initiatives.

Spruell Sworn in as Mancos Marshal

May 12, 2016
Austin Cope / KSJD

The Mancos Town Board swore in Jason Spruell as the new Mancos Town Marshal on Wednesday evening. Spruell had previously been in the position of acting marshal after the removal of Marshal John Cox last year.

  • Southwest Colorado was highly successful in the latest cycle of funding from the state Department of Local Affairs.


In this episode, KSJD's Jeff Pope and Gail Binkly of the Four Corners Free Press discuss the political and economic factors behind building a recreational trail that would link Mancos, Cortez, and Mesa Verde National Park.

  • Voters in the town of Mancos are set to choose a new mayor and decide a ballot question in April.
  • Environmental groups are praising a newly proposed Interior Department rule aimed at reducing venting, flaring, and leaks of natural gas.


  • A proposed trail for cyclists, pedestrians, and equestrians leading from Cortez to Mancos has been named one of the highest priority trail projects in Colorado.


  • Residents of area towns who want to have a say in how their community is governed will have their chance this spring during municipal elections.
  • A federal judge has ruled that the Navajo Nation can proceed with a lawsuit against Urban Outfitters, Inc., for selling items labeled with Native American names.


Pages