Life in San Juan
Rights…and what’s right
In 2004, two-thirds of Utah voters approved Amendment 3, defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman. In mid-December of 2013, Robert Shelby, a federal judge, ruled that Utah’s ban on same-...
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A few stones short of a cluster
Once in a while, Barry and I have visitors at Twin Rocks Trading Post who say something like, “Wow, I am glad I finally caught you open. I have been here several times and you are always closed.”
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Bluff Balloon Festival
Bluff Balloon Festival
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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USU Eastern is one of 21 local libraries
All told, there are 21 public libraries in San Juan County. Twelve belong to the San Juan School District, seven to the County library system (two of which partner with school district libraries), ...
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blue Mountain Hospital's 2014 New Year's baby
The New Year’s Baby at Blue Mountain Hospital is Isley Myles Jackson, the son of Yolanda Armstrong and Collin Jackson of Montezuma Creek. Isley was delivered at 7:02 a.m. on January 5 by Dr. Val Jo...
Jan 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Years Baby arrives early on New Years Day
San Juan County welcomed a New Year baby when little Verdonia Atene was born on New Years Day. Atene was delivered at 8:34 a.m. on January 1, 2014 at the San Juan Hospital in Monticello.
Jan 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Renowned painting finds a home at Bluff Fort
A spectacular painting by Farrell Collett, entitled “The Hole in the Rock”, is on display at the Bluff Fort. The story behind the painting is worth retelling.
Jan 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fundraising success at SJHS
Students at Blanding Elementary School recently raised well over $1,000 for needy families and all it cost was Principal Mark Burge’s hair (in addition to the hair of staff members Brian Bilbao and...
Dec 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Messiah to be performed for 36th time beginning in Blanding on December 8
A San Juan County holiday tradition will continue this week as Handel’s The Messiah , featuring a choir and live orchestra, will be performed in Blanding on December 8. The performance is set to be...
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weather creates crystalline winter wonderland
Many areas of San Juan County have been enshrouded in fog for several days, resulting in a crystalline winter wonderland. The November 22 snowstorm caused extensive damage in portions of the area, ...
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