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Children and families enjoy fall festival

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 28th, 2016
MONTE VISTA-- Hundreds of children and their families arrived at Calvary Baptist Church on Saturday, Sept. 24 for the annual fall festival. A great afternoon of fun was had by all who attended.
Inviting in the attendees was the Colorado Baptist General Convention "Block Party" trailer. The trailer travels throughout the state of Colorado and helps Baptist churches to
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Canonballers roll through town

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 28th, 2016
Photos courtesy of Kenneth Michel/Knight Impressions
The Motorcycle Cannonball Run came through downtown Monte Vista last Tuesday after a stop in Alamosa on their way to Durango. The event is a stamina ride with 95 entries of pre-1916 motorcycles. In its sixth year, the journey has become a true century race, as only 1916 and earlier machines were allowed to
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Mile run brings smiles

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 28th, 2016
MONTE VISTA--This past Thursday, Sept. 22 Bill Metz Elementary students and staff participated in the biannual "Smile for a Mile Run." Physical education teachers Vickie Welch and Rachel Dondo prep their 430 students for the run at the beginning and end of each school year.
This past Thursday, students and staff ran over 600 miles all together. This year's
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Council members update email addresses

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 28th, 2016
MONTE VISTA-- The city of Monte Vista was one of very few municipalities throughout the state, mostly in rural areas, in which council and town board members still used personal email addresses to conduct official city business. This put the council's entire email account at risk for the potential of having to be disclosed in the event of a Colorado
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City announces chief of police finalists

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 21st, 2016
ONTE VISTA--City Manager Forrest Neuerburg and the Monte Vista City Council announced five final candidates for the chief of police vacancy. The finalists were selected from a group of 19 applicants for the position. They will be invited to Monte Vista for a community reception, to which all city staff and community members are invited. The community reception will be
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Food collected during final cruise night

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 21st, 2016
Courtesy Photos
Thanks goes to all who came out for the special Cruise Night and Food Drive on Friday, Sept. 16 in Monte Vista. There were a bunch of great rides, and all of the food donations collected will be given to the Monte Vista Emergency Food Bank. Anyone with ideas or suggestions for next season, please go to mvcruisenight.com/index.php/contact/Thanks
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Council has short meeting

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 21st, 2016
MONTE VISTA-- The Monte Vista City Council enjoyed a short productive meeting on Thursday, Sept. 15. After a tumultuous previous two meetings in which the main focus was retail marijuana, last Thursday's meeting was a welcome change of pace. The council conducted regular business in a quick and orderly fashion. These are the top things to happen at the meeting.
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City of Monte Vista hosts open house

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 21st, 2016
MONTE VISTA-- The city of Monte Vista held their yearly open house on the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 13. The event was held in conjunction with Colorado Municipal League's (CML) Cities and Towns Week.
"Over the past couple of years, municipalities from all across the state have made this week their own. Some use it as an opportunity to
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