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Boy Scouts put out lightning fire
A group of Boy Scouts from Blanding found themselves in the right place at the right time when they came across a lightning-caused wildfire on June 29.
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Ada Rigby honored at quilt show
Long time artist and quilter, Ada Rigby was the star of this year’s 4th of July Quilt show. More than 60 years of her creative work was highlighted in a tribute display.
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Prize winning 4-H quilt
Twelve 4-H quilts and two rag-quilt flags were entered into the Grayson Country Quilters Fourth of July Quilt Show. 4-H quilters ranged in age from 8 to 12 years old.
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Freedom is forever only as long as…
In an effort to illustrate and clarify the price of freedom, the City of Blanding posthumously honored a fallen warrior—Special Ops Petty Officer 1st Class Jason R Workman—by naming him Blanding’s ...
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Celebrate the Fourth of July at the gala celebration in Blanding
We will be able to remember the past and look to the future as Blanding celebrates American Independence on the Fourth of July with the theme Freedom Lives Forever.
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Drought tightens its grip
Drought tightened its grip on San Juan County during the month of June as no measurable precipitation fell in the area.
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Living in the Fourth Dimension
Perhaps it’s still true that all roads lead to Rome, but in the days preceding the 4th of July, one could be tempted to say all roads lead to Blanding. That is when many natives who have roamed ret...
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Far flung academic pursuits eventually lead San Juan High alum back home
More than 60 years ago, when the San Juan High School Class of 1953 received their diplomas, no one could have known what would happen to the 24 graduates.
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1973 San Juan valedictorian still learning
As the valedictorian of her 1973 graduating class, Denise Blickenstaff was looking forward to attending Brigham Young University on scholarship when Jeff Frost first asked her on a date.
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San Juan ‘93 grad a “rising lawyer”
Kulaniakea Fisher was recognized in 2008 as a “rising star” by the Super Lawyers rating service, but those who grew up with him knew he was a rising star all along.
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