May 2009
Elbert Palmer “Bud” Corbin
Elbert Palmer “Bud” Corbin was born December 31, 1912 to John Whitbread “J.W.” Corbin and Ila Elizabeth Palmer in Monticello at the telephone office where his parents lived and worked.
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Linda Weber Bayles
Linda was born to Esther and Grant Walter Weber in Ontario, OR on August 23, 1944. She had an older brother Ronald Eugene, younger sister Alice Lusann and two younger brothers, Guy Robert and Grant...
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Lt Governor visits before becoming new governor
In what may be one of his last official acts as Lt Governor before taking over as Governor of Utah, Gary Herbert will conduct a public town meeting for San Juan County.
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San Juan County bucks the national recession
With the nation wallowing in the worst housing recession in decades, with thousands of homes nationwide being repossessed and an enormous glut of unsold homes sitting empty, the 2008 story in San J...
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Million dollar storm wreaks havoc, brings smiles
“I have been farming in San Juan County for 66 years, and I can only remember one other year when we had a storm that will produce the benefits of this one,” said Monticello farmer David Fullmer on...
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VMTE honors
Members of the Monticello community met with representatives from the Huntsman Cancer Institute on May 19. The Monticello VMTE Committee honored Pete and Jackie Steele, two charter members of the c...
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Graduation speakers
Have you ever attended a graduation ceremony and thought to yourself, “That speaker did such a fine job--I wish his (or her) speech had never ended!”?
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Whitehorse graduates 31
Under cloudy skies on May 23, 31 proud graduates marched into the Whitehorse High School gymnasium in Montezuma Creek to the Pomp and Circumstance under the direction of Utah Teacher of the Year ba...
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Is the answer blowing in the wind?
John Riis, the first Manti La Sal forest ranger in the area, said of the wind in Monticello: “Always the wind blows in Monticello; round and round the mountain like a rollicking dog chasing its tai...
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Remembering Bennion Redd
I never knew a kinder or gentler man than Bennion Redd. He was a familiar and comforting presence in Monticello for more than eight decades. I was lucky and honored to know Bennion for almost 25 ye...
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