Monte Vista

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11 Pounds Of Meth Seized In Traffic Stop

Authorities made a major methamphetamine bust in southern Colorado on Friday when the discovered 11 pounds of the drug hidden in a spare tire.


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Monte Vista Police Arrest Man In Wife’s Death

Police in Monte Vista arrested a man in the shooting death of his wife after he allegedly called 911 and said she had shot herself in the head.


Melissa Garcia (credit: Monte Vista Police Department)

Woman Faces Extortion Charges In Monte Vista Kidnap Case

Monte Vista police say a woman faked her own kidnapping and was arrested after showing up to try to collect a $600 ransom.



More Time To Comment On Ski Village Land Swap

The public is getting 10 more days to comment on a proposal to swap U.S. forest land with a developer trying to build a village near the Wolf Creek Ski Area.


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Monte Vista Police Seek Clues In Double Slaying

Monte Vista police are trying to identify a person wearing a ski mask who was seen leaving the area where a couple were found dead.


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State Audit Shows Vet Nursing Homes Lost Money

A state audit shows five Colorado nursing homes for veterans lost more than $1.5 million over five years.


John Caudle (credit: Monte Vista Journal)

Monte Vista Teen Sentenced In Double Homicide

A teenage boy who admitted killing his mother and stepfather almost two years ago has been sentenced to 22 years in prison at a sentencing hearing in Rio Grande County.



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