• Burial traditions

    The talk of body placement led to an interesting discussion about the tradition of burying deceased loved ones with their head to the west.

  • SLVCRF seeks applicants for board of directors

    The San Luis Valley Cancer Relief Fund (SLVCRF) is a community non-profit that raises funds to distribute directly to cancer patients in the San Luis Valley, offering them hope and encouragement.

  • Cemetery experiences budget woes, rising costs

    Volunteers from the Monte Vista Cemetery Association gathered this weekend for a cemetery cleanup before the snow flies. Their goal was to pick up trash and old flowers that weren’t resting in designated memorial zones, which are typically on concrete or marble areas beside or near headstones.

  • Museums report lower numbers at annual meeting

    The Monte Vista Historical Society held its annual meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at Nino’s.

Follow Us

Trending
Community

Noffsker and Norton meet Rio Grande County residents

Rio Grande County candidates John Noffsker (county commissioner) and Brian Norton (sheriff) held a meet and greet on Saturday, Sept. 27 in Monte Vista’s Chapman Park. About 50 people attended and were served up barbeque chicken sandwiches.

38     0
Community

Youth coalition looks to a brighter future

Last week, multiple organizations with a shared commitment to the youth of the San Luis Valley met to discuss an action plan for the future.

36     0
Home

Chamber works on efficiency, membership

The Monte Vista Chamber of Commerce met for their monthly meeting last Thursday, Sept. 27. The chamber discussed a variety of business including how to increase membership and the benefits of the recent efficiency changes made to the meeting format.

42     0
Community

Info sought in semi rollover near Monte Vista

A semi rollover accident took place Thursday afternoon, Oct. 3 after 4 p.m. on Rio Grande County 3E (Homelake road) near Proximity Malt.

17     0
Community

Area school children enjoy pumpkin patch

More than 1,800 school children from around the San Luis Valley ushered in the first full week of fall by participating in 2018 San Luis Valley School Pumpkin Patch.

20     0
Community

New emergency room fulfills community’s needs

The Rio Grande Hospital (RGH) is happy to announce the opening of their new emergency department (ED) in Del Norte that is now being utilized.

17     0
Community

Info sought in semi rollover near Monte Vista

A semi rollover accident took place Thursday afternoon, Oct. 3 after 4 p.m. on Rio Grande County 3E (Homelake road) near Proximity Malt.

17     0
Community

Democrats enjoy second annual JFK Dinner

The Rio Grande County Democrats officially kicked off their midterm election efforts with the Second Annual John F Kennedy Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 6.

19     0
Community

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.

679     0

Additional Articles

Video News