• Penitente Solar Project construction completed

    Renewable Energy Systems (RES), a leader in the development, construction, and operation of solar, energy storage, wind and transmission projects across the globe, is pleased to announce that it has completed construction of the Penitente Solar Project, a 3 MW installation in Saguache County providing power to the San Luis Valley Rural Electric Cooperative (SLVREC).

  • Carnegie Corner

    The library will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 22 through Sunday, Nov. 26 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular business hours will resume Monday, Nov. 27.

  • Your Night Sky

    Every morning I get up about 10 minutes before 6 a.m. and look to the east to view Venus and Jupiter. They're low in the horizon at that time, but gradually climb higher. Soon they will separate as Venus drops below the horizon and Jupiter climbs higher.

  • Court clerk announces changes

    MONTE VISTA— City Clerk Unita Vance presented a monthly report to the Monte Vista City Council on Thursday, Nov. 16. Vance is also the court clerk for the city and took time to address how she is working with the interim municipal judge to fix discovered issues.

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Romero nominated for SRAC 2017 Rider of the Year

What a truly amazing race season it has been for Stetson Romero. He absolutely loves super cross racing and his yellow 50cc Factory Works Cobra bike. Together, they have raced to the finish line in first place many times this year.

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Creede theatre announces 2018 season

The 2018 season was revealed Friday night in a party at Kip’s Grill in Creede, headlined by artistic director Jessica Jackson, left, and new executive director John Diantonio

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  • Briefs

    Donation opportunities

    MONTE VISTA—To make a donation (gift or monetary) to the “Angels Among Us Toy Drive, please call Bob Bryning at 850-1994. MONTE VISTA— The “Shop with a Cop” event is held to foster positive relationships between youth and officers. To make a monetary donation, please call Shelby or Cindy at the Feed Store Church, 852-2361 or John Chief Rosecrans, 852-6161.

  • Briefs

    City collecting canned goods

    The City of Monte Vista will be collecting canned goods for the Monte Vista Food Bank.

  • Classifieds

    Ugly Sweater Dodgeball Tournament is back

    Monte Vista Recreation’s Ugly Sweater Dodgeball Tournament is back Friday,

  • Briefs

    Remember Adams State on Giving Tuesday

    The holidays inspire acts of giving and sharing abundance

  • Sports/Outdoors

    Access permit applications available for late season/extended youth elk hunting

    In cooperation with the USFWS, Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) has secured permitted access to this refuge, allowing hunters to access it during specific big game seasons for elk.

  • Opinion

    Funding now available for agricultural energy projects

    The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) and the Colorado Energy Office (CEO) are seeking applicants for agricultural energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. The total amount available for assistance in FY 2018 is $350,000.

  • Opinion

    ‘Just one bite’ of junk food fuels food addiction and obesity

    Addiction to foods that are bad for us is similar to any substance addiction. The same care has to be given to avoiding or overcoming junk food addiction as any other addiction. The science on food addiction has now established that highly palatable foods, including low-nutrient, high-calorie, intensely sweet, salty, and/or fatty foods which make up the majority of the Standard American Diet produces the exact biochemical effects in the brain that are characteristic of substance abuse.

  • Opinion

    Schlabach clarifies position

    It has come to my attention my previous letter to the editor hurt some people’s feelings. My intent was not to hurt anyone. I simply wanted to highlight the fact there are, at least, two sides to the story. I allowed my frustration to show and I take full responsibility for my actions. While I acknowledge I was politically incorrect with my previous letter, I remain firm in my convictions. I realize this community needs primary jobs, as our mayor so eloquently explained in a recent city council meeting. The average annual income per adult in Monte Vista is $17,190.00. If folks can barely pay the rent, they are spending very little money on retail and dining.

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