2010 Archives
Historic election provides a monumental shift from past for San Juan County
San Juan County Clerk/Auditor John David Nielson calls in from Monument Valley to the polling station in Monticello at the courthouse. His cell phone service cuts in and out, as he attempts to give...
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Book, magazine, and documentary readdress Bears Ears debate
For those who thought the Bears Ears National Monument debate was a thing of the past, there are two in-depth features actively exploring the ongoing controversy this month. A new book, ‘Voices Fro...
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Let it rain, let it rain
As we head into the month of November, precipitation numbers reveal that Blanding received more precipitation in the month of October than it received throughout the course of the previous 12 months.
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Monticello’s football playoff run ends with a tough loss to top-ranked Milford
Hopes were high for the Monticello Buckaroo football team (5-5) headed into their Nov. 3 semifinal matchup with the top-ranked Milford Tigers (10-0) in the Utah State 1A
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MVHS gives us a lesson in flying under the radar
When the dust settled at the 2018 1A State Volleyball Tournament in Orem Oct. 27, four teams finished with three wins and one loss, and one team alone was 4-0. Two of those five teams call San Juan...
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Needles Outpost continues storied history
The Needles Outpost is located approximately 45 miles Northwest of Monticello. It was originally opened in the 1960s by a local man named Dick Smith who flew airplane tours and operated the campgro...
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Input sought on proposed oil, gas well
The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public input on a proposal from Wesco Operating, Inc. to drill an oil and gas well in northern San Juan County.
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Forest Service asks for public input on new National Forest Plan Revision
The Manti-La Sal National Forest Plan Revision is in the second phase of a three-phase process. The Forest Service is formulating a new Forest Plan because the last plan was formulated in 1986 and ...
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Halloween carnival
The annual Halloween Carnival and Trunk or Treat held Oct. 29 features food, games, prizes, treats, and a costume contest for participants. The event was held at the Utah State University–Eastern c...
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Broncos cap season with second place finish at State
The San Juan Broncos volleyball team wrapped up their 2018 campaign last week at the Utah High School Activities Association 3A State Tournament.
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Monticello plays for state volleyball title, falls to top-ranked Panguitch
As second ranked Monticello headed north to Orem to play in the 1A Utah State Volleyball Championships, the goal was certainly to play well and get to the title game to play the top-ranked Panguitc...
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Blanding native Phil Lyman looks to represent District 73 in the Utah House
Phil Lyman is no stranger in San Juan County. He is a fifth-generation native of San Juan County and has served as the County Commissioner of District 2 for the past eight years.
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Marsha Holland looks to represent District 73 as an unaffiliated candidate
For Marsha Holland, it’s all about having a voice to represent rural Utah on Capitol Hill for District 73. It’s a district that she says doesn’t have a lot of property tax revenue and there is a tr...
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Commission holds public hearing for new sewer pumps in Mexican Hat
An application to the Community Impact Board (CIB) will be put together for funding for two new sewer pumps for the community of Mexican Hat. The estimated cost for the new sewer pumps is $255,000,...
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New elementary school ready for bid, hope to break ground next year
The San Juan School District cultural and planning committees gathered for their last official meeting on Oct. 16 in Bluff.
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