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Murder suspects make appearance in court

Two of three men facing murder charges for the Aug. 9 death of Alamosa resident Mathias Fritz, 40, made their first appearances in court on those charges on Thursday.

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Douglas contract renewed for six months

In a heated Monte Vista City Council meeting on Nov. 1, councilors voted 3-2 to renew a six-month contract for consultant Ron Douglas. owner of Local Business Assist (LBA), who has been working with the city since March to develop existing businesses and recruit new ones for the city, for $4,125 per month. The renewal was the topic of public commentary and criticism.

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Visiting Angel saves veteran’s life

Antonia Martinez, a home health aide with Visiting Angels, has been working with local USMC Veteran Jerry Salazar since Aug. 20, but in that short period of time has used her expertise and previous personal healthcare experience to go far beyond the call of duty and has saved Salazar’s life on three occasions.

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Shooting on Maxeyville Road leads to arrest

On Wednesday, Oct. 24 the Rio Grande County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting at 8:17 a.m. at 1000 Maxeyville Road, north of Monte Vista.

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McDonald voted in as next sheriff

Preliminary results came in for the 2018 Rio Grande County election just after 8 p.m.

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Lopez is Emergency Medical Dispatcher of the Year

Emily Lopez, Rio Grande Co. Sheriff’s Office, was named the Emergency Medical Dispatcher of the Year.

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New loan officer begins at SLV Federal Bank

Eric Martinez has been hired by San Luis Valley Federal Bank as a loan officer (NMLS 1774290) to assist bank members with all their mortgage and personal loan needs.

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SLV water education takes flight

Students from colleges and universities across Colorado were presented with a new perspective on water issues in the Rio Grande Basin last Wednesday, Nov. 14. Thanks to the Flight Across America Program sponsored by EcoFlights and the Salazar Rio Grande del Norte Center at Adams State University, participants learned about the challenges that San Luis Valley faces when it comes to water.

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Kiwanis supports Operation Christmas Child

The Monte Vista Kiwanis Club met Nov. 5 at the First Christian Church to put together 18 Christmas shoe boxes to support the Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child project.

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Kiwanis donates to Monte Vista Food Bank

The Monte Vista Kiwanis Club met November 5, 2018 at the First Christian Church to put together 18 Christmas Shoe Boxes to support the Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child project.

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    Ski & Gear Swap is Dec. 1

    The San Juan Nordic Club is having its seventh annual Ski & Gear Swap on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Colorado State Forest Service office, 129a Santa Fe Ave., Alamosa, near the CO 17 and 160 intersection.

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    URG Nordic Club fun set for Nov. 29

    The Upper Rio Grande Nordic Club annual silent auction, party and meeting will be held at Kips Grill in Creede on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 6 p.m. for dinner and 7 p.m. for meeting.

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    Important budget work session Tuesday, Nov. 27

    A Monte Vista work session will cover some very important issues covering the City budget. Residents are asked to attend for as much of the meeting as possible.

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    Be ready for the fun, not the flu

    With the holidays quickly approaching, family and friends will gather, airports will be busier and shopping centers will see a steady stream of traffic. More people bring more germs, and more germs bring more opportunities to get the flu. Don’t let the flu keep you from enjoying your holiday season.

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    Benefit concert a huge success thanks to support

    The Monte Vista Community Fund, “LIVE” Veteran’s Benefit Concert Committee, would like to thank the following people and organizations who helped make this event a huge success.

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    Calling all crafters! Monte Vista annual Holiday Bazaar coming soon

    There’s still room to sign up for the Monte Vista Chamber of Commerce 2018 Holiday Bazaar slated for the first weekend in December. It’s a great way to show off your talent and make extra money.

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    Friends of the SLV refuges talk bird count, crane festival

    The 2019 Monte Vista Crane Festival was one of the main topics of conversation at the Friends of the San Luis Valley National Wildlife Refuges meeting on Nov. 14.

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    URA moves forward on acquisition processes

    The City of Monte Vista Urban Renewal Authority (MVURA) convened for their monthly meeting Tuesday, Nov. 6. The URA authorized pursuing measures to obtain tax lien properties and reviewed the status of the 117 Adams building, historical and environmental work and HAZMAT contractors for the properties being considered for acquisition through the Community Development Block Grant.

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