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Red rock wonderland
Sunlight reflects off spectacular sandstone cliffs while the snow-covered La Sal Mountains rise in the background. Buckley Jensen photo
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New water system in Monticello increases water supply
Except for one short spur line and two concrete collections boxes (out of 34), the multi-million dollar Monticello water collection system is complete, according to Nathan Langston, Monticello City...
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Oil and the “Good Life”
This morning, (May 21, 2008) when I left the house, oil on the world market was $127 a barrel. When I returned seven hours later, it was $134 a barrel.
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“Cool Climate, Warm Welcome”
I wake up, roll over and look out the window. Based on the white covering of snow, I am trying to remember if I bought all the Christmas presents I needed.
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“War is an ugly thing: but not the ugliest of things”
“Remember,” the man at the pulpit in church said, “tomorrow is Memorial Day, the day when we honor members of the military who have served our country.
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Downtown Monticello braces for summer road rebuilding projects
Monticello’s version of the I-15 pre-Olympic rebuild in Salt Lake County started this week with utility and road construction work which will eventually involve all of Center and Main Streets. Hund...
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George A. Adams
Fifty-two years ago, in 1955, a granite slab was placed on the front lawn of the Courthouse in Monticello. It was placed there to remind those who came later who came first. The inscription begins:...
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Jense Nielson
Kuman Jones wrote: “As for the physical or practical part of the establishing of the San Juan Colony, Bishop Jense Nielson stands first. I have met many men in whose hands I would be willing to pla...
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The end of civilization (Part II)
Terri Winder’s column last week (May 7 SJR) made my blood pressure spike! I was not upset with Terri, but with the subject she broached. I agree with her. Just thinking about it makes me crazy. If ...
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Quiet brunch with strawberries and other delicacies
There were a couple of things that shook me up this week. First, this last Friday and Saturday was the annual father-son outing. This is the first year I didn’t have a son to take with me. Due to a...
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