Out of the Blues
From southeast Utah to West Point
In the Spring of 1994, Chris Morrell was a graduate of Monticello High School, and like most seniors in high school, eager to get out of the little town he’d always called home.
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What we’ve learned so far
Sorry for the little hiatus. I am a mother, and sometimes mothering gets……chaotic. Speaking of motherhood, it isn’t inaccurate to say that I spend most of my waking and bits of my sleeping hours ag...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 964 964 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Juan to Texas to Congress?
Nearly 25 years removed from his San Juan football glory days, John Slavens still has that competitive Bronco attitude. After serving a two-year church mission, completing a stint as a defensive ba...
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See the whole world from Radio Hill
On the top of Radio Hill, a spot overlooking Recapture Reservoir north of Blanding, stands an old radio tower and a low squar-ish, abandoned building. For many years, it was a busy news hub that br...
Feb 24, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 893 893 recommendations | email to a friend
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From the canyons of San Juan County to the largest stage on earth
Out of the Blues by Maggie Boyle Judi
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Bluebird of Happiness: Tauna D. Larsen
On a shelf in my kitchen sits a small glass bluebird called, “The bluebird of happiness.” It is a gift given by Tauna DeGraw Larsen and her mother, Maxine Himmelberger to the graduates, newlyweds, ...
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The power of positive hiking!
This week, we have two stories in one. The first is the story of how two California residents ended up Under the Blues in San Juan County.
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Glen Walker: A leader in oil, construction, and kindness
At the beginning of every summer, in the shadow of the south peak of the Abajos, a group of rambunctious boy scouts and their leaders camp amid the hallowed ground of the great San Juan County outd...
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The power of positive teaching
The education of Jane Beckwith didn’t really begin until after her graduation from Brigham Young University, when she became a Buckaroo, in Monticello, in the fall of 1968.
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An artistic touch with San Juan County roots
In the late 1980s and early 90s, Monticello could offer an elclectic trifecta of art teachers. For Landon Ramsey, who at the time was an impressionable boy with an affinity for all things creative,...
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