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County loses Salt Creek suit
San Juan County has lost its bid to claim ownership of the road in Salt Creek Canyon in Canyonlands National Park. U.S. District Judge Bruce Jenkins ruled on May 27 that the National Park Service h...
Jun 01, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council struggles to balance 2011-2012 budget despite many cuts in spending
The City of Monticello continues to try to tighten its belt related to spending from the general fund, but even with several changes and cuts in the current year, they find themselves with a $75,00...
Jun 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diplomas this week for 221 graduates of San Juan County high schools
As May comes to a close, so does San Juan School District for the school year. A total of 211 graduates are scheduled to receive diplomas in ceremonies that began on May 23. Diplomas were presented...
May 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Southeast Utah swimming in new pools
New swimming pools have opened in all three incorporated cities in southeast Utah. The new Blanding pool is the latest to open, with large crowds braving spring-like weather on May 21 to try out th...
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Thefts may total $40,000
Up to $40,000 in tools and equipment has been stolen in a series of break-ins at construction sites around San Juan County.
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Horse owners, don’t panic yet
Rumors and more rumors have been spreading through the horse-owning community like wildfire. I received calls to my office claiming that four horses had died at an activity in Ogden and that the en...
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Farm Days
Local students braved mud and cold weather to enjoy Farm Days on May 19 and 20 at Lyman Farms in Blanding. Stephanie Chapman photos
May 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kite Festival
Just a few of the kids who enjoyed the Kite Festival in Monticello on May 21. Maryann Leiataua photos
May 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two more trophies for track teams
The 2011 track season ended with a bang for San Juan and Monticello high schools on May 21 as the San Juan girls and the Monticello boys both capturing second place trophies. Additionally, Monticel...
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18 car pile-up in Monticello
Make that 19. A semi truck carrying 18 smashed cars turned on its side at the intersection of Hwys 191 and 491 in Monticello on Friday, May 13. Officials report that the load shifted as the truck w...
May 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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