Dust in the Wind
San Juan County is not broke: Legal fee settlement may be painful, but it is not likely to bankrupt county
While it is not as bad as many people think, it also isn’t as good as we may be accustomed. I am referring to the financial status of San Juan County.
Sep 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
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Town hall meetings expose deep undercurrents
Several years of increasingly bitter feelings – many of them expressed at length over the years on social media – boiled over at the recent town hall meetings.
Aug 27, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 251 251 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJR seeks help with coverage of sports, activities in local schools
Fall is just around the corner and we are making changes to the San Juan Record sports coverage.
Aug 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 278 278 recommendations | email to a friend
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Does Supreme Court decision have local implications?
The United States Supreme Court issued a ruling in the past week regarding political gerrymandering.
Jul 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 927 927 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back in Editor’s chair after brief sabbatical
I have always envied those who work in higher education, where many scholars take advantage of the option to go on sabbatical. They step away from their teaching or research endeavors and work on a...
Jan 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 557 557 recommendations | email to a friend
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After 24 years, it is time to move on
More than 24 years ago, I started a new job as Editor of the San Juan Record. Now, more than 1,265 issues later, it is time to turn over the reins.
Oct 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 876 876 recommendations | email to a friend
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First issue of paper still provides direction
More than 100 years ago this week, on September 29, 1915, an ambitious young man by the name of Oscar W McConkie published the first issue of the San Juan Record.
Sep 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 765 765 recommendations | email to a friend
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Welcome to the SJR staff
Rhett Sifford is joining the San Juan Record staff as a part time guru of everything good. He will have a variety of responsibilities at the paper, including writing stories, covering meetings, and...
May 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 754 754 recommendations | email to a friend
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Story honors life of Ka’ayelli (Kigalia)
I always thought that Kigalia was a cool word. You see it in several places in San Juan County, most notably in the beautiful Kigalia Canyon and Ranger Station near the Bears Ears.
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 597 597 recommendations | email to a friend
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Admire John Curtis’ effort
I enjoyed the town-hall meeting hosted by Congressman John Curtis on February 12 in Monticello.
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1288 1288 recommendations | email to a friend
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