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First Annual Hispanic Rural Heroes Salute taking shape

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 27th, 2016

MONTE VISTA--The committee to lead the first annual Hispanic Rural Heroes Salute met Wednesday, April 20 at the Monte Villa. They discussed a range of topics including the organization's overall purpose and plans for the salute's ceremony, dinner and dance on June 25.
The events will be held at Ski-Hi and will include a dinner and award

Monte Vista Pirates joining hands and saving lives

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 27th, 2016
MONTE VISTA--Monte Vista High SchoolS.H.O.C.K Club held their annual pre-prom mock accident on Wednesday, April 20. The program, which is for juniors and seniors who are about to attend prom, aims to show the consequences of drinking and driving as well as texting and driving

MVCC recognizes first responders, workers

Modified: Wednesday, Apr 27th, 2016
MONTE VISTA-- After a snowstorm brought more than 20 inches of snow to the ground of Monte Vista, was responsible for one death and damaged just about every tree in the city, there is plenty of cleanup to do.
The public works department has been hard at work cleaning up fallen branches from the highway and residential areas. During

Secretary of state visits Valley

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 27th, 2016
MONTE VISTA-- More than 100 San Luis Valley Republicans gathered at the Church of the Nazarene in Monte Vista over the weekend for the annual Lincoln Day Dinner. Several candidates for office attended the event and gave their platforms including those trying to win the nomination to run against Michael Bennet for United States Senate. Secretary of State Wayne Williams

Smokey the Bear visits head start

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 20th, 2016
MONTE VISTA--Monte Vista Head Start celebrated the Week of the Young Child last week from Monday, April 11 through Thursday, April 14. The head start held special events throughout the week and was visited by several special guests.
Each day during the week encompassed a theme and accompanying activity. Monday was green and gold day. Tuesday was a color

Source Water Protection Plan now in place

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 20th, 2016
MONTE VISTA--The city of Monte Vista now has a Source Water Protection Plan in place to protect its community drinking water sources from potential contamination. The plan is part of a growing trend in Colorado by communities taking a proactive approach to protect their drinking water.
Monte Vista was first introduced to this idea in June 2014 by Dylan

Weekend snowstorm brings 20 to M.V.

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 20th, 2016
MONTE VISTA-- A total 20 inches of snow fell on Monte Vista over the weekend. The city was one of the top snowfall areas as reported by the U.S. National Weather Service in Pueblo.
Monte Vista endured many emergency situations as vehicles became stuck in mixtures of snow, ice and mud; tree branches could be heard loudly snapping; structures were

Monte Vista snow storm update

Posted: Monday, Apr 18th, 2016
MONTE VISTA--Public Works Director Robert Vance reported this morning, "The snow storm appears to be winding down so this week the PW Crews will be moving into tree and limb removal. We have two five-man crews running; each with a boom truck, dump truck and loader. We will begin on Monday, April 18 with HWY 160 Right of Way (ROW)

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