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City budget approved

Modified: Wednesday, Oct 7th, 2015
MONTE VISTA--The Monte Vista City Council was presented with a budget for the year 2016 at their meeting on Thursday, Oct. 1. The document also provided a list of priorities the city will work on throughout 2016 to develop a healthier and more engaged community.
The council was addressed by City Manager Forrest Neuerburg and Finance Director Lisa Robirds.

Veterans’ museum receives large check

Modified: Wednesday, Oct 7th, 2015
By Anthony Guerrero
MONTE VISTA--In 1889 by an act of the Colorado legislature the Colorado Soldiers' and Sailors' Home was established and built in Monte Vista. The home was originally built to provide shelter for an aging veteran population of the Civil War. The home was successful and by 1898 had seen significant growth and included barracks, a commander's residence,

Neighborhood Watch sees low meeting attendance

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 30th, 2015
MONTE VISTA--The Monte Vista Neighborhood Watch Advisory Coalition met on Sept. 21 at the Monte Vista Information Center. They discussed many issues in their continued efforts to report and defeat crime in the community.
The attendance at this meeting was low by coalition members. After a discussion it was decided those on the advisory coalition should send neighborhood watch

State files well rules for San Luis Valley

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 30th, 2015

ALAMOSA -- Last Wednesday chronicled a historic moment for the San Luis Valley as Colorado Division of Water Resources State Engineer Dick Wolfe filed well rules with the water court in Alamosa.
Although Wolfe filed the rules electronically, he also handed a paper copy to Deputy Court Clerk Lisa Mizell to be date stamped as a record of the

M.V. Pirates celebrate homecoming

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 30th, 2015

MONTE VISTA-- Monte Vista High School celebrated homecoming during the week of Sept. 21 through Sept. 26. Students, faculty, alumni and the community showed their Pirate Pride by participating in themed dress up days, a powder puff game, a peach fuzz volleyball game, a hall decorating contest, mini Olympics, pep rally, parade, sporting events and the homecoming dance. Several

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