2010 Archives
San Juan County Fair opens this week with events from July 31 to August 8
“Summer sun, fair time fun” is the theme of the 2015 San Juan County Fair, which runs from July 31 to August 8 at the San Juan County Fairgrounds in Monticello.
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Pioneer Day celebration
Residents of San Juan County will converge on Monticello this weekend to celebrate pioneering and pioneer spirit at the annual Pioneer Day celebration on July 24 and 25.
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
County moves forward to hire Deputy County Attorney
The San Juan County Commission approved the advertising for a new position, deputy county attorney. The new position was discussed at the July 20 meeting of the Commissioners.
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Humanitarian service is key
Twelve-year-old Olivia Wells landed with her parents, Dr. John and Emilee Wells on a humanitarian medical mission organized by Dr. Richard Paat of Maumee, OH.
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Watch for hummingbirds...in war and peace
It’s late July and the Rufous Hummers are back. Feisty little devils, they are. Ready to pick a fight, just to have something to do. I sit on my porch swing in the early evening and watch the aerob...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Monticello Yard Awards for July
The traveling gnome award only went as far as around the corner from its home last month for the monthly Monticello Beautification Awards.
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Recommendation of Lands Commission
After working mostly behind the scenes for nearly two years, the San Juan County Lands Council has created a recommendation for the San Juan County Commission.
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Proposed Latigo Wind Park expects July groundbreaking
A proposed wind farm adjacent to Monticello is moving forward aggressively, with plans to break ground and begin construction by the end of July. The 27-turbine wind farm, which could be valued at ...
Jul 15, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
The #SJR101 race is on!
A number of San Juan County residents are making great progress one month into the #SJR101 Challenge. The challenge, which is outlined in 101 Ways to Experience San Juan County, offers a number of ...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Pioneer Day activities scheduled for July 24 and 25

Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
From Monticello to testifying before Congress
On May 16, 2002, when Lloyd Larsen found himself in Washington, D.C., providing testimony to members of the House Resources Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands, he asked himself, “Well ...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
SJ Ranch Horse Sale celebrates tenth year
If you’re a horse enthusiast the place to be last Saturday, July 11 was the San Juan Ranch Horse Sale held at the San Juan County Fairgrounds in Monticello.
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Nearly 150 race in the Blanding Firecracker 5K
The 2015 Blanding Firecracker 5k race started and ended at Centennial Park on July 4. The race saw nearly 150 participants run the course to begin the Independence Day festivities.
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Dryest two months have been remarkably wet
Torrential rain in what is generally the driest month of the year has made a significant impact on San Juan County. The rain has turned what was once a bleak outlook for farmers into what may be a ...
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
San Juan County Commission holds tax rates steady
Good news for business and homeowners in the county as the San Juan County Commission voted for a rate neutral tax rate for the 2015-16 tax year. The decision was made at the June 30 meeting of the...
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story