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Artist Janet Lever-Wood creates functional pottery and sculpture that is inspired by the landscapes and archaeology of the Southwest. KSJD's Tom Yoder talked with Janet about her work, the ways that time and place shape her art, and upcoming exhibits she will be showing at the Bluff Arts Festival and Olio's in Mancos.

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Boyle and Cottonwood Parks in Mancos were closed for a day each last week as a firm hired by the town government killed weeds in the parks using non-organic chemicals.

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In this episode of Of Life & Land, KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Ryan Brown, whose family has been in the Mancos Valley for over one hundred years, about his family history and why conservation of their ranch property was an important step in honoring and preserving that history.

The Mancos Creative District

Aug 22, 2016

The town of Mancos was recently designated as one of six newly certified creative districts in Colorado. KSJD's Tom Yoder talked with Joy Horvath Imel, the administrator of the Mancos Creative District, about how the project hopes to create a vibrant and sustainable economic hub that will benefit the artists, businesses, and citizens of the Mancos Valley.

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The small town of Mancos has never seen a violent attack on its school campus, but its school board members said during their Monday meeting that because of other attacks and school shootings recently, they want to be proactive.