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Ball rolling on Vali Theatre revitalization

Posted: Thursday, Oct 16th, 2014

MONTE VISTA, The first meeting to start the process of reviving the Vali Theatre was a huge success. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the formation of a non-profit, citizen-driven initiative to revive the Vali Theatre for the community and to take comments and suggestions from the public.
Mayor Debbie Garcia said it would take

Bust nets $508,000 worth of meth

Posted: Thursday, Oct 16th, 2014

MONTE VISTA, In a press conference at Monte Vista City Hall on Monday, Oct. 13, Police Chief James Grayson stood before the public alongside the arresting officers in his department and gave an account of what lead to the methamphetamine bust in downtown Monte Vista.
"Officer Lopez thought he had a DUI incident because of the actions of the


Posted: Monday, Oct 13th, 2014
MONTE VISTA--Arrested for "Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine" were Francisco Javier Romero-Sotelo, 30, of Sonora, Mexico and Jose Enrique Cubillas-Varela, 28, also from Sonora, Mexico. They are being held in the Rio Grande County Jail. This case is being referred to the Drug Enforcement Administration in Colorado Springs for review and filing with the United States Attorney's Office in

Lady Farmers win spikersí battle

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 8th, 2014

SAN LUIS VALLEY--Last Thursday's Southern Peaks League clash started like any civilized duel.
But after the customary pre-match handshake, both the Sargent Lady Farmers and Mosca Sangre de Cristo Lady Thunderbirds stepped a few paces back, then fired continuously until only one top-ten--SHS was the #10 in the Sept. 29 CHSAANow.com Class 2A poll, SdC the #7 in 1A--team

Police chief questions county coroner

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 8th, 2014

MONTE VISTA, Monte Vista Police Chief James Grayson introduced a new officer to the Monte Vista City Council members and audience at the last meeting on Thursday, Oct. 2.
"This is officer Anthony Weiss, from Parker, Colo.," said Grayson. "His last tour of duty was most recently off the coast of Africa where he helped interdict Somali pirates."

MVCC meeting sees large turnout

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 8th, 2014

MONTE VISTA, The efforts of the city to get more community involvement through Neighborhood Watch seems to be paying off as witnessed by the large turnout of citizens to the latest Monte Vista City Council meeting on Thursday, Oct. 2.
Church representative Gary Johnson presented a resolution 12-2014 to the council "Acknowledging and Encouraging Citizen-Sponsored Community Support Against Criminal

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