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A Mancos couple has purchased the historic Mancos Opera House, and hopes to rehabilitate it for community use.

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.

Mancos Days Facebook Page

The 28th Annual Mancos Days celebration happens this weekend. KSJD's Austin Cope spoke with Daria Sparks, president of the Mancos Days Planning Committee, to learn more about what Mancos Days brings to the town.


A new grassroots trails group is forming in Mancos, and has planned an organizational meeting on Thursday, July 20th at 6pm at the Mancos Public Library. To learn more about the group and what it hopes to achieve, KSJD's Austin Cope talked with Peter Brin D'Amour, one of the group's members. Click below to listen.


Full Disclosure: Peter Brin D'Amour is also a volunteer DJ at KSJD.

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A Cortez woman born in Mexico has taken sanctuary within the Mancos United Methodist Church while she seeks to avoid deportation. Rosa Sabido, whose stepfather is a naturalized U.S. citizen and whose mother is a lawful permanent resident, has been living in the church’s fellowship hall since June 2nd after her application for a seventh stay of removal was denied in May. Immigration authorities had approved her previous six applications, which are good for one year each.