Dust in the Wind
Photo of the Week calendar is ready to keep or give as a gift
Featuring an incredible cover photo of Monument Valley by Alison Yamamato-Sparks, the 2020 San Juan Record Photo of the Week calendar is ready for the new year and the holiday season.
Nov 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Help document local veterans who paid the ultimate price
Veterans Day was marked with solemn services and remembrances throughout San Juan County. I love the trend over time of increased efforts to remember and thank veterans for their service.
Nov 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 179 179 recommendations | email to a friend
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Transition continues: Let us know if you want Deseret News insert
The San Juan Record is making progress as we continue the transition into our “2020 Vision” for the future. We hope you enjoy the transition and have patience as we work through the inevitable chal...
Oct 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 403 403 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 993 993 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 | 316 316 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 | 351 351 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 | 990 990 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 | 612 612 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 | 963 963 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 | 824 824 recommendations | email to a friend
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