• Monte Vista to host business institute

    Local businesses will have the opportunity to hone their skills during a business institute that will be hosted by the city of Monte Vista on Wednesday, Nov. 15.

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ASU to host workshop, field day

Dr. Allen Williams, a champion of the grass-fed beef industry as well as cutting edge grazing methodology, will present a workshop and field day at Adams State University on Oct. 18 and 19.

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Kid’s Crane Festival coming to MVNWR

The 13th Annual Kids’ Crane Festival will be held Saturday, Oct. 14 at the Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge. Lunch will be served from 12-12:30 p.m. before the fun begins for the entire family.

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New citizens take oath at dunes

Continuing the tradition set by the National Park Service’s 100th birthday last year, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services hosted a naturalization ceremony at the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve’s amphitheater last Wednesday. Seventeen adults from nine different countries who reside all over Colorado became American citizens at the second ceremony to ever be held at the park.

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Monte Vista native named ASU’s Exceptional New Alumnus

Matthew Martinez’s guiding principle has always been to “give back.” That’s what spurred his enlistment in the Marine Corps, his current work on behalf of veterans, and service as a city councilor in Monte Vista.

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    LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Martinez is a Competent Leader

    I have lived in Monte Vista the better half of my life and I am still connected to the community as it is still home. I learned, a group who call themselves, “The Monte Movement,” are in contention with the current council members. From the information I’ve gathered, biased statements have been directed towards the council and more specifically, Matthew Martinez.

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    LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Marijuana Lie

    Can marijuana prosper our town? Ask Denver, Pueblo or Costilla and Saguache counties. These communities found less-than-expected revenue and higher-than-expected costs from regulation, law enforcement, social services, health services and increased school district costs

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    New Arrival:Toby James Rivera

    Toby James Rivera was born Sept. 12, 2017 at San Luis Valley Health in Alamosa to Eric and Jessica Rivera of Monte Vista. Toby weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and measured 20 inches at birth.

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    Sargent candidate forum Oct. 24

    A Sargent School Board Candidate Forum will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the school auditorium.

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    Halloween dance coming up

    Tri- County Senior Citizens will host a Halloween dance on Oct. 20 from 6-9 p.m. at the Senior Center, 311 Washington St., Monte Vista. Enjoy a costume party, finger foods and music by Tim Longmire. Cost is $15 per couple, $7 single; come enjoy a fun evening.

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    Fight the flu.  Get a flu shot.

    Rio Grande County Public Health will host a flu vaccination clinic at the Monte Vista Chamber of Commerce from 3-6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17. For more information, call Rio Grande County Public Health at 657-3352 or go online to www.rgcph.org.