• MVSD announces superintendent finalists

    The Monte Vista School District announced the finalists for its new superintendent search at the regular meeting of the board of education on Thursday, May 9. After emerging from an executive session with the search committee, the board announced four individuals who proceeded to interviews with the board, administration, staff, parents and the community. The interviews were held yesterday, Tuesday May 14.

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Johnson discusses concerns with CO 15

MONTE VISTA— Colorado 15, south of Monte Vista, is a potential hazard for motorists. This is especially more pronounced for school buses that travel the road regularly with valued cargo on board. A lack of shoulder area opens up the doors for unspeakable tragedy.

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Vigil to wrestle at Colorado State University-Pueblo

Tyler Vigil, the son of Melissa and Joe Tibbits and Robert and Krystal Vigil, is a senior at Monte Vista High School, and a soon-to-be wrestler for Colorado State University in Pueblo.

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Mascareñas signs to play basketball in Nebraska

David Mascareñas, son of Jacqueline Mascareñas, signed to play basketball at Doane University in Crete, Neb. Mascareñas has received a full-ride scholarship to play as a guard on the basketball team at the university, where he plans on studying to become a physical therapist.

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Tree grant received for planting project

The City of Monte Vista Tree Board has received a $2,000 grant from the Xcel Energy Vegetation Management/Colorado Tree Coalition (CTC) grant program for their Sanchez Park Tree Planting Project schedule for Friday, May 17th at 10 a.m.

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Marsh/MVHS art bombing collaboration a ‘swimming’ success

“Art bombing” is becoming a collaborative tradition between Marsh School and Monte Vista High School’s woodshop program.

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MVHS students compete in IML Art Show

The 2019 Intermountain League Art Show was hosted by Montezuma-Cortez High School in Cortez recently. The following are the Monte Vista High School winners.

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SLVCOG Mini-Grant funds available

San Luis Valley Council of Governments still has funding available to towns and counties for economic development projects through the SLVCOG 2019 Mini-Grant program.

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Celebrate 2019 Medical Wall of Fame inductees

For more than a century, the San Luis Valley has been fortunate to have qualified professionals providing a quality healthcare experience to all who live here. On May 1, the Medical Wall of Fame Committee for the San Luis Valley will be honoring five people who were chosen to be outstanding examples of this ideal during the Medical Wall of Fame 2019 Induction Ceremony at the SLVH Conference Center in Alamosa.

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Small Print Show winners announced

The public is invited to join the Creede Arts Council at the Creede Repertory Theatre on Saturday, May 25 at 4 p.m.

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VFW scholarship programs honor local students

The Veterans of Foreign War (VFW) Posts and its Auxiliaries in District Seven would like to encourage high school and middle schools to participate in our scholarship programs. They also have the “Teacher of the Year” and “Scout of the Year” awards.

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    ASU Pan American Day releases results

    Alamosa High School students Leticia Sebastian and Jose Manriquez received scholarships to Adams State University, valued at $600, during the annual Pan American Days, hosted by El Parnaso, the Adams State Spanish Club, on April 25. Alamosa High School received first place overall.

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    NSPS opening party May 25 at CRT

    The Creede Arts Council invites the public to the opening party for the 19th National Small Print Show on May 25 at 4 p.m. Join in at the Creede Repertory Theatre lobby and enjoy the juried art show of more than 100 unique hand-pulled prints from artists all across the country.

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    Rio Grande County Museum program cancelled

    Rio Grande County Museum has had to cancel the programs “The Civil War and On the Home Front, WWI” scheduled for Saturday, May 18. The director’s tour through the museum will be held for anyone wanting to visit the museum. Darwin Thompson’s art exhibit, “Trappers and Traders” will be showing for the next two weeks. For more information, please contact the Rio Grande County Museum at (719)657-2847.

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    CDPHE urges women to get screened during National Women’s Health Week

    Each year, Mother’s Day kicks off Women’s Health Week, a time to focus on the women in our lives and encourage them to look after themselves the way they look after us. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment urges women everywhere to schedule preventive screenings during Women’s Health Week, May 12–18.

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    Letter to the Editor: Pace encourages vote for Lockhart for SLVREC board

    This letter is in support of Wade Lockhart for the at large seat on the SLVREC Board of Directors.

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    Native Writes: Growing up a ‘nice’ girl

    With Mother’s Day passed, I have been thinking about what it was like to be a girl when I was small. We were told our only careers were motherhood, teaching or secretarial work. This was after Rosie the Riveter drew applause during World War II.

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    Memorial Day observance set at CVCLC

    Colorado Veterans Community Living Center at Homelake will host the annual Memorial Day Observance ceremony on Monday, May 27 at 10 a.m. at Homelake Cemetery, 3749 Sherman Ave., Monte Vista.

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    ALMA hosts free drumming workshop

    The Alamosa Live Music Association is pleased to be hosting a Congolese and Afro-Cuban drumming and singing workshop at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 16 at Wildwood Sounds in Del Norte.

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