July 2009
King and I begins three day run on July 30
The big day, or more specifically the big evening, is Thursday, July 30 for the cast and technical crews who have spent countless hours preparing for the moment.
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Rodeo  is opening act for nine days of San Juan County fair
The San Juan County Fair begins nine days of activities with the 23rd annual Blue Mountain Roundup Rodeo at the fairgrounds in Monticello. The first performance is Friday, July 31, beginning at 8 p...
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No injuries in lightning strike
A torrential downpour in Monticello on Sunday, July 26, brought nearly an inch of rain in less than an hour. In most dramatic fashion, the storm marked the apparent beginning of the annual monsoon ...
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Pioneer Day parade

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Whole lotta racing going on
A couple a hundred folks successfully battled the Dutch Oven Wars over the weekend, participating in the 117th Annual Pioneer Day 5K in Monticello and the 26th Annual Hillman Triathlon and Kids Tri...
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Photo of the week
Sod roof homestead near Eastland (and when we think times are tough, give thanks to the pioneers who settled this country). Enter your photos in our Photo of the Week contest. We will pay $10 for e...
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Pioneer Day events will fill this weekend
Pioneer Day will be celebrated in Monticello with events scheduled on Friday and Saturday, July 24 and 25. “Our Legacy” is the theme for the annual celebration. Utah celebrates Pioneer Day on July ...
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Candidates file for elections in area communities
A number of positions will be on the November 3 General Election ballot in area communities. There is limited interest in some races, competitive interest in other races, and such broad interest in...
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Rains not enough to dampen fire danger
Recent wildland fires on Pine Ridge near La Sal and the Chippean Rocks Fire near Blanding demonstrate that fire danger is real in southeast Utah despite this year’s unusually damp, cool summer.
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King and I opens next week
The King and I opens on Thursday, July 30, in Monticello. When the curtain rises, theater goers will be treated to a beautifully rendered stage set. They will see the home of King Mongkut of Siam.
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