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Monte Vista man charged in wife's death

Posted: Thursday, Apr 24th, 2014
MONTE VISTA - On Wednesday, April 23 at approximately 4:47 p.m., officers from the Monte Vista Police Department were dispatched to 350 Adams Street regarding a 70 year-old female who reportedly shot herself in the head with a handgun.
Upon arrival, officers found the victim alive, but with a gunshot wound to the head.She was transported to the

Performers announced for concert

Posted: Sunday, Apr 20th, 2014
MONTE VISTA, Up and coming country music star Craig Campbell will open for Gretchen Wilson at this year's 93rd annual Ski Hi Stampede concert on Thursday, July 24. Concert tickets will go on sale this week.
Campbell's "Keep Them Kisses Comin''' climbed to 24th on the Billboard charts last week, while Wilson's rapid ascent to the top started with her

District continues tech, facilities projects

Modified: Sunday, Apr 20th, 2014
Facilities Committee has recently submitted a second grant proposal to Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) for completion of the athletic track after receiving recommendations from GOCO representatives on how to improve the new grant proposal in order to put it into a more favorable light for approval.
"A group of community members and staff put together a very positive proposal with

M.V. to advance watch program

Posted: Sunday, Apr 20th, 2014
MONTE VISTA, The first in a series of meetings planned to bring the Neighborhood Watch Program back to life was held at the Monte Vista Information Center on Saturday, April 12.
The crime rate continues to rise at an alarming rate for town as small as Monte Vista. The mayor, city council, administration, police department and concerned citizens are embarking

BREAKING NEWS! Man briefly escapes custody

Posted: Friday, Apr 18th, 2014
DEL NORTE, While being transported from the Rio Grande County Courthouse in Del Norte back to the Rio Grande County Jail by deputies at approximately 11 a.m. on Friday, April 18, David Marquez, 44, of Monte Vista, briefly escaped.
Marquez bolted away from his escort and made it half a block away to 630 Oak Street where he attempted to

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