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  • Rio Grande County Museum program cancelled

    Rio Grande County Museum has had to cancel the programs “The Civil War and On the Home Front, WWI” scheduled for Saturday, May 18. The director’s tour through the museum will be held for anyone wanting to visit the museum. Darwin Thompson’s art exhibit, “Trappers and Traders” will be showing for the next two weeks. For more information, please contact the Rio Grande County Museum at (719)657-2847.

  • Memorial Day observance set at CVCLC

    Colorado Veterans Community Living Center at Homelake will host the annual Memorial Day Observance ceremony on Monday, May 27 at 10 a.m. at Homelake Cemetery, 3749 Sherman Ave., Monte Vista.

  • ALMA hosts free drumming workshop

    The Alamosa Live Music Association is pleased to be hosting a Congolese and Afro-Cuban drumming and singing workshop at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 16 at Wildwood Sounds in Del Norte.

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Johnson discusses concerns with CO 15

MONTE VISTA— Colorado 15, south of Monte Vista, is a potential hazard for motorists. This is especially more pronounced for school buses that travel the road regularly with valued cargo on board. A lack of shoulder area opens up the doors for unspeakable tragedy.

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Vigil to wrestle at Colorado State University-Pueblo

Tyler Vigil, the son of Melissa and Joe Tibbits and Robert and Krystal Vigil, is a senior at Monte Vista High School, and a soon-to-be wrestler for Colorado State University in Pueblo.

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Mascareñas signs to play basketball in Nebraska

David Mascareñas, son of Jacqueline Mascareñas, signed to play basketball at Doane University in Crete, Neb. Mascareñas has received a full-ride scholarship to play as a guard on the basketball team at the university, where he plans on studying to become a physical therapist.

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Tree grant received for planting project

The City of Monte Vista Tree Board has received a $2,000 grant from the Xcel Energy Vegetation Management/Colorado Tree Coalition (CTC) grant program for their Sanchez Park Tree Planting Project schedule for Friday, May 17th at 10 a.m.

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Amplify Sports welcomed to Monte Vista

On Thursday, May 9 the Monte Vista Conquistadors welcomed Amplify Sports and owner Jeremy Martinez to the business community.

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MVHS students compete in IML Art Show

The 2019 Intermountain League Art Show was hosted by Montezuma-Cortez High School in Cortez recently. The following are the Monte Vista High School winners.

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SLVCOG Mini-Grant funds available

San Luis Valley Council of Governments still has funding available to towns and counties for economic development projects through the SLVCOG 2019 Mini-Grant program.

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Celebrate 2019 Medical Wall of Fame inductees

For more than a century, the San Luis Valley has been fortunate to have qualified professionals providing a quality healthcare experience to all who live here. On May 1, the Medical Wall of Fame Committee for the San Luis Valley will be honoring five people who were chosen to be outstanding examples of this ideal during the Medical Wall of Fame 2019 Induction Ceremony at the SLVH Conference Center in Alamosa.

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Small Print Show winners announced

The public is invited to join the Creede Arts Council at the Creede Repertory Theatre on Saturday, May 25 at 4 p.m.

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VFW scholarship programs honor local students

The Veterans of Foreign War (VFW) Posts and its Auxiliaries in District Seven would like to encourage high school and middle schools to participate in our scholarship programs. They also have the “Teacher of the Year” and “Scout of the Year” awards.

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