2010 Archives
2020 San Juan County New Year’s Baby born at San Juan Hospital
Weston Duke Whipple wasted little time in his rush to be the 2020 New Year’s Baby for San Juan County. The son of Aunika Hunter and Dustin Whipple was delivered by Dr. Michael Nielson at 6:17 a.m. ...
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County Commission hears BLM reports
Amber Johnson, Acting Field Manager for the Monticello office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), provided a lengthy update to the San Juan County Commission on January 7 about local activities...
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SJSD announces “What Matters Most” community meetings
by Ron Nielson, San Juan School District Superintendent We need to talk. Recent changes in State Administrative Rule (R277-407) regarding School fees went into effect January 1, 2020. These changes...
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Whitehorse, Monument Valley among top 1A teams
The Whitehorse girls basketball team is number one in the most recent RPI standings released by the Utah High School Activities Association, and Monument Valley weighs in at number three. The teams...
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Monticello wrestling team opens 2020 strong
The Monticello Buckaroo wrestlers are back in action after the holiday break. They attended the 2A Duals the first weekend back where they faced nine other 2A teams.
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San Juan boys close out 2019 with three wins and two losses
The San Juan High School boys basketball team closed out 2019 with three wins and two losses December 17 to 28.
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Monticello teams drop post-holiday games
Just before the Christmas break, the Lady Buckaroos traveled to Richfield for the 2A Central Utah Basketball Preview with games at the Sevier Valley Center December 20-21 against Kanab and Beaver.
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The news that clicked in 2019
We use a new measure this year as we look back on 2019 to determine the biggest stories of the year.
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A black, hairy tarantula with a brown rump and a small waist
When I was six, I was reading Wind in the Willows in my bedroom. Suddenly, something alerted me to danger, and I looked up just as a tiny spider crawled down the wall toward me.
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Tuberculosis in the Wild West
You probably don’t think about Tuberculosis all that often. You probably don’t think about San Juan County all that often either. Out of site is out of mind, so they say.
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Christmas Tree decor goes from Whitehorse to the White House
A total of 24 handmade ornaments made their way from Montezuma Creek to the White House this winter as part of the America Celebrates display, as first reported by Kate Groetzinger of KUER.
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Tax reform bill puts added burden on Utahns in rural areas, according to Rep Phil Lyman
On December 12, Utah lawmakers met in a special session to address SB-2001, a sweeping tax reform bill that decreases state income tax while increasing the tax on food, fuel, and services. 
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Utah has one of the top college savings plans
Did you know Utah has one of the top education savings plans in the U.S.? Morningstar Analyst Ratings for college savings plans were released in October. Utah’s educational savings plan, my529, was...
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2019 Gingerbread House Tour
It was another successful Christmas season for the annual gingerbread house tour in Monticello. Scores of local residents attended a culminating celebration at the Hideout Community Center on Decem...
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Monticello boys basketball team drops game at San Juan
The Monticello boys (2-3) knew they were in for a tough test against San Juan (6-0) in Blanding on Tuesday, December 17.
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