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Fun rolls at skate night

The City of Monte Vista Recreation Department together with the Rio Grande Prevention Partners hosted the second Family Skate Night on Saturday, Nov. 4, themed “Winter Wonderland.” Ski Hi saw about 70 children and parents of all ages roller skating and playing games conducted by the SLV Roller Derby, who donated their time and brought skates for children to use. At $5 per family, the event raised money for both the Rio Grande Prevention Partners Youth Council and the recreation department. Another family skate night is tentatively scheduled in January, at the Monte Vista Ice Rink if weather permits.

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Community shows support for MVFD

The Monte Vista Fire Department held its annual free chili supper on Saturday, Nov. 11. The fire department welcomed community members and accepted donations towards new equipment they are hoping to buy. 

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Spud Bowl queen candidates honored, winner named

The 2017 Adams State Spud Bowl candidates included, left to right, seated, Malyka Medina, Center High School; Caitlyn Paine, Sanford High School; Caroline Van Berkum, Centauri High School; Joslyn Garcia, Antonito High School; and Alana Hackett, Alamosa High School; standing, left to right, Jessica Gamboa, Centennial High School; Kadee Crowther, Sargent High School; Nina Vigil, Sierra Grande High School; Lesli Lopez Gonzalez, Monte Vista High School; and Ila Jolly, Del Norte High School.

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Veterans, community rededicate historic chapel

Celebrating Veterans Day events at the Colorado State Veterans Community Living Center (CSVCLC) were, from left, Korean War-era veteran Lewis H. Entz, Dr. Manert Kennedy, a Korean Combat veteran who fought at Chosin Reservoir and Eugene Farish, a former U.S. Army Ranger.

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Wilbur-Ellis donates to Sargent ELC

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    CVCLC looking for clerical assistant

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