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...
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...
Local students braved mud and cold weather to enjoy Farm Days on May 19 and 20 at Lyman Farms in Blanding. Stephanie Chapman photos
Just a few of the kids who enjoyed the Kite Festival in Monticello on May 21. Maryann Leiataua photos
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...
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...
Hiker dies on Cedar Mesa
Despite a heroic search and rescue effort in the San Juan County backcountry, a 72-year-old man from Grand Junction, CO died on May 9.