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ALAMOSA — After allegedly shooting three men, one of whom died, and leading multiple law enforcement agencies on a 14-hour manhunt, Alamosa resident Henry Corral is being held in the Alamosa County Detention Center on a $5 million bond to be paid in cash only.

SAN LUIS – On Friday, Juntos 4-H and the 4-H Team held a cake decorating class open to the public at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints San Luis branch. The programs are run out the Colorado State University San Luis Valley Extension office in Monte Vista.

SAN LUIS VALLEY — From pancakes to soapbox races, fireworks, and patriotism, July 4th celebrations will resonate throughout the Valley.

MONTE VISTA - The City of Monte Vista received public input on short-term rentals during a meeting last month at City Hall.

MONTE VISTA - Thirty-eight Byron Syring DELTA Center and Monte Vista On-Line Academy students graduated in front of a packed and excited Jean Ritchey Central Auditorium on May 11. More than 250 people were in attendance.

MONTE VISTA — George Blake, a Pearl Harbor survivor, passed away on May 8, 2024, at Homelake Veterans Center in Monte Vista at the age of 103.

MONTE VISTA - On May 4, the main streets of Monte Vista were rocking with spicy music, dancing, delicious Mexican food, a fabulous car show, and many vendors at the Fourth Annual Cinco de Mayo Street Festival in Monte Vista.

MONTE VISTA – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced May 20 the City of Monte Vista will receive $1 million in Brownfields grant funding to support contaminant cleanup, environmental assessments and redevelopment of critical properties in Monte Vista.

MONTE VISTA – On May 23, an awards ceremony was held for Monte Vista High School graduating seniors. Monte Vista High School Student Council Sponsor Melissa Harlan said that $2,097,260 in scholarships were awarded.

7 MILE PLAZA — The 7 Mile Plaza community elders along with other people, are asking for the public’s help to restore the historic St. Francis of Assisi Mission Church. The church needs a new roof and adobe walls.

MONTE VISTA – Ahead of prom, Monte Vista High School students got a close look at the consequences of a drunken-driving crash via a mock accident.

MONTE VISTA — The City of Monte Vista is applying for a $3-$4 million Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to purchase approximately 62 acres of land in the Trosper Ranch annex to bring much-needed affordable housing to the city.

MONTE VISTA — Family and friends surrounded beloved Veteran George Blake to help celebrate his 103rd birthday on Jan. 29 at the Veterans Community Living Center at Homelake.

MONTE VISTA— The Southern Rocky Mountain Agriculture Conference and Trade Show held in Monte Vista the past week was a huge success according to Larry Brown with Colorado State University Extension and Kay Harmon, who both co-chair the conference.

MONTE VISTA — The Monte Vista Chamber of Commerce along with the OptiMystics Citizen Action Network hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Valerie Larson Insurance Agency. Approximately 15 people attended the ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 126 Adams St.

MONTE VISTA — The Regency Tax and Bookkeeping Services Agency held its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Friday, Feb. 16, with support from the Monte Vista Chamber of Commerce and the OptiMystics Citizen Action Network.

There are 13 of Colorado's 26 byways designated by the U.S. Secretary of Transportation as America's Byways, which gives Colorado more national designations than any other state.

MONTE VISTA — Newly elected Monte Vista City Councilors Loren Howard and Brad Watson were sworn in on Jan. 4 at the Monte Vista City Hall.

MONTE VISTA — Farm Bureau Insurance held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, Jan. 11, 247 Adams St.

MONTE VISTA — Stephen Hunzeker has opened a new funeral home in Monte Vista. Mountain Valley Mortuary opened its doors in the historic Romero mortuary building on 4th Street just before the year's start, and Hunzeker looks forward to serving the community he and his family have grown to love.

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