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Spring winds!

High winds Tuesday morning cost the old JB's building on Highway 285 its roof.

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City works to repair water leak

City of Monte Vista Public Works crew members brave the cold wind to work on a water main leak on Adams Street Friday, April 13.

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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.

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  • Community

    Valdez answers residency question

    Responding to an article in “Colorado Politics” that raises questions about whether he still resides in the state house district he represents, Rep. Donald Valdez stated that La Jara was and continues to be his place of residence.

  • Community

    Distracted driving is a killer habit

    After a recent string of fatal crashes in southwestern Colorado, the Colorado State Patrol reminds drivers that it is imperative to pay complete attention to the only task that is important while operating a motor vehicle.

  • Record

    1279 rural drivers cited for seat belt violations during Click it or Ticket

    Data shows that 16 percent of Coloradans do not wear seat belts

  • Community

    Conference focuses on crisis planning and prevention

    Few disasters are completely unexpected or sudden but rather predictable potentialities with long-term causes. For those involved in mining and reclamation, disruptive events such as environmental catastrophes, price fluctuations, shifting regulatory priorities and human error can impede operations and hinder progress for many years, shifting resources to recovery efforts and away from fundamental objectives.

  • Community

    Fees to increase at sand dunes

    The National Park Service (NPS) announced on April 12 that Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve will modify its entrance fees to provide additional funding for infrastructure and maintenance needs. Effective January 1, 2019 the entrance fees (valid for seven days) to the park will be $25 per vehicle, $15 per person, or $20 per motorcycle. An annual park pass will cost $45.

  • Opinion

    Trout Republic-Text or talk

    Miss Trixie often makes reference to my advanced age and is amazed that I am technologically savvy.

  • Opinion

    Miller responds to Corocan’s letter

    Dear Editor,

  • Community

    Ninth Annual Sgt. Glen Martinez 5K/Veterans Golf Tournament set

    The 5K Run/Walk and Veterans Golf Tournament will be held at the Monte Vista Golf Course on Saturday, May 26 to benefit the Sgt. Glen Martinez Memorial Scholarship Fund, in which $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to a senior boy and girl of Monte Vista to further a higher education.

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