Life in San Juan
Rededication of Blanding South Chapel called historic day
“Three forces made this building possible,” said Blanding historian and lifelong resident, Mabel June Palmer, at the rededication of the Blanding South Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latte...
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veteran addresses Blanding Memorial Day sunrise service
The 2015 Memorial Day Sunrise Service in Blanding was a little short on sun, though not any more chilly than usual, despite a snow-covered mountain in the background.
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
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New book gives slices of San Juan history
A new book by Bob McPherson discusses the people who settled southeast Utah. They developed a cultural understanding that helped them work the land to make a living.
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kay Jones – Just doing her best
In general, Kay Jones loves life. You can tell it just by looking at her: white haired and always smiling, she has an ethereal glow about her.  She greets each new day with wonder and enthusiasm an...
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
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Honor flight for local vet
The year was 1944. Doyle Benson Rowley was 17 years old and a new graduate of Parowan High School. Though he had enjoyed the relative safety of living in Utah, the shadow of World War II had loomed...
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Tribute to Dale Maughan, Larue Winget
The year was 1948, a year after they arrived in Monticello as educators. I was 15 years old and just promoted to the ninth grade. I am a son of a father that was of Spanish/Navajo decent and a moth...
Apr 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
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Certificates to nearly 150 students at USU commencement
Commencement exercises will be held on April 24 for students attending the Utah State University – Eastern campus in Blanding beginning at noon in the San Juan High School auditorium. Nearly 150 st...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
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A life and death decision
Oddly enough, the weather reflected the news I received last Saturday afternoon. “Terri, if you haven’t heard, give me a call,” the text from my cousin read. Then she added, “Sharon died last night.”
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spring in Ada’s garden
Spring in Blanding has arrived. There are always those rare people who make a mark on other people’s lives by quietly going about being who they are. Ada Rigby is one of those precious souls who sp...
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Blue Mountain Entertainment presents Spring Gala April 27
Talent, talent, and more talent will be on display as Blue Mountain Entertainment presents the Annual Spring Gala on Monday, April 27, at 7 p.m. in the Monticello High School Auditorium.
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
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