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The Christmas of 1932
This time of year, I always think of my grandfather. He died many years ago; in fact, more time has passed since his death than the years I was able to spend with him. Yet, scarcely a day passes th...
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A skiff of snow
Sunrise brings a skiff of snow to Monument Valley. Enter your photos in our Photo of the Week contest. We will pay $10 for each photo that runs in the San Juan Record . You can email your entries t...
Dec 16, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Massive storms bury area
It started to snow at 7 a.m. on December 7 and snowed almost continuously for the next 24 hours. When it started, there was 3” of snow with .01” of water at the Snotel measuring station at Camp Jac...
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Monticello dealing with sidewalk and “storage lane” issues
When winter arrives in Monticello, with it comes the hope that there will be enough snow to meet city needs for the coming year.
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Live Nativity on Christmas Eve
The 18th annual Live Nativity in Pioneer Park is scheduled for Christmas Eve, Thursday December 24. The program begins at 5 p.m. sharp and lasts 15 minutes.
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Uranium Boom brings talk of new hospital; only question is where to put it
Believe it or not, there were many people at the apex of the uranium and oil boom of the 1950’s that were convinced that Monticello was going to grow to a population of 15-20 thousand. After all, t...
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A visit to Bethlehem
The birthplace of the Prince of Peace is, quite often, not a peaceful place. In ancient times, Bethlehem was an isolated, small village in a dusty corner of the Holy Land. Today, the city sits at t...
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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!
But, will it last? I was thinking last week that one of the best ways to preserve some things is to freeze them. So, thinks I, this Christmas card scene produced by last week’s snow should last as ...
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Bucks start off basketball season with a bang, defeat #2 ranked Piute, 43-39
The Monticello Buckaroos boys came up with two full-sized basketball wins over the weekend at the 1A preview in Richfield.
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“Cold ‘nuff fer ya?
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With the recent drop in temperatures and new snow I am reminded that cold and hot are relative terms. One man’s hot day is another woman’s cold day.
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