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Rio Grande County seeks new members for planning commission

Land Use Administrator Dixie Diltz reads a letter of inquiry that will be sent out to key members of the community to ask that they consider joining the planning commission board. There is one seat available with the option of two more alternate seats open at this time.

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‘Dog Sees God’ runs through March 16

Adams State actors rehearse for Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead which opens March 13.

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Calvary Baptist raising funds for mission trip

Calvary Baptist Church hosted a fundraising baked potato booth at the Crane Festival craft fair.

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Snowpack still well below normal

Assuming normal precipitation this spring and summer, the Rio Grande near Del Norte is likely to produce about 60 percent of its normal flow during the irrigation season, Pat McDermott, Colorado Division of Water Resources, told Rio Grande Water Users Association members during their annual meeting last Thursday.

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MVC, Land O’ Lakes give back

As part of their commitment to rural communities where Land O’Lakes, Inc. members, employees and facilities are located, Land O’Lakes Foundation is pleased to match donations with the Monte Vista Coop which helps enhance the quality of life in rural communities.

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    Carnegie Corner

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  • Community

    SLV Regional Science Fair shares place awards

    — Following are the place awards from the SLV Regional Science Fair. The special awards will be announced separately.

  • Opinion

    Step up and save our kids

    Representative Scott Tipton in his 3-5-18 email to me stated that some things need to change, that we may need to increase school security, better ensure “guns are kept out of the hands of dangerous or unwell individuals, ensure law enforcement has the tools needed to take appropriate preventative measures and utilizes those tools, and identify and treat mental illness.” Let’s go further.

  • Opinion

    A right to gun ownership can still mean sensible regulations

    If you are a supporter of the Second Amendment or belong to the NRA and you feel that thoughts and prayers for the victims of school shootings are inadequate, here is some good news.

  • Opinion

    Farish comments on Schlabach allegations

    City Councilor Joe Schlabach’s allegations of “two men” threatening him with a “baseball bat” and to “burn his house down” have now turned into a comical farce.

  • Community

    Water rate proposal to be reviewed with MV Council

    City councilors are expected to hear a staff review of proposed water rate cuts presented by Councilor Gary Johnson last month when they meet for a regular scheduled meeting tomorow at 7 p.m.

  • Briefs

    RG Republicans announce upcoming events

    The Rio Grande County Republican Central Committee will be holding its County Assembly on Tuesday, March 20 at 7 p.m. at the High Valley Community Center in Del Norte.

  • Briefs

    Enjoy skate night March 17

    The City of Monte Vista Recreation Department in conjunction with Rio Grande Prevention Partners and Communities that Care are hosting the St. Patrick's Day Family Fun Skate Night this Saturday, March 17 from 6-9 p.m.

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