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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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Monticello receives report from State Auditor
The City of Monticello has received the results of a report from the Utah State Auditor related to city financial records.
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New Monument Valley Visitor Center to open
The New Monument Valley Visitor Center will be officially opened May 5, 2008, as the keys to the $2.8 million facility are handed from Utah to the Navajo Nation during a sunrise ceremony. The Navaj...
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CEU-SJC/USU to honor 90 grads at commencement ceremonies
The 29th annual commencement of the College of Eastern Utah-San Juan Campus in Blanding will honor 84 graduates receiving associate degrees or certificates of completion.
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Marie Margaret Snyder Ogden
This tiny woman, who stood less than five feet tall, garnered world-wide attention and fame. Her fascinating story as told by the world’s press is extraordinary. The notoriety that came with some o...
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La Sal teacher named Teacher of the Year in school district
Shelly Thayn is the 2008 Teacher of the Year for the San Juan School District. Thayn received the honor at an April 16 staff appreciation banquet.
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County Commission discusses Utah Navajo Trust Fund, jail expansion
The San Juan County Commission added their opinion to controversy surrounding the Utah Navajo Trust Fund (UNTF). The State of Utah’s trusteeship of the fund is set to expire on July 1. It may be se...
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