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Voices for and against Bears Ears designation
Elected officials representing the area impacted by the National Monument came out with a solid wall of opposition to the designation.
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SJ County Commission statement on monument
“Today San Juan County mourns after President Barack Obama gave into pressure from extreme environmental groups, out-of-state tribal leaders, and corporate interests by designating the 1.35 million...
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Monument trust land may be swapped out
The proclamation creating Bears Ears National Monument directs the Secretary of the Interior to explore, within 30 days, a land exchange with the State of Utah.
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Monticello Council addresses parking lot questions
Monticello City Manager Ty Bailey answered a series of questions about a newly repaved parking lot at the December 13 meeting of the Monticello City Council.
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Blanding transfers wildfire responsibility to Utah
The Blanding City Council unanimously voted to participate in a cooperative agreement between the state and city to transfer fiscal responsibility for wildfires from the city to the state. The agre...
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A Christmas miracle in the Utah high desert
I would like to tell the story of a real-life Christmas miracle. With the hustle and bustle of the world around us, we often forget that the Christmas season is a very special time, and miracles do...
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Buckaroo wrestlers win trophy
The Monticello Buckaroo wrestling team brought home their second championship trophy of the year last weekend. The Bucks attended the Warrior Classic in Grand Junction, CO, a tournament featuring 4...
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Rumors point toward possible December 23 designation. Anxiety builds over possible national monument.
With the days ticking down on the presidency of Barack Obama, anxiety is building in San Juan County over the possible designation of the Bears Ears National Monument.
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Volunteer is named Monticello Citizen of Year
Heidi Pehrson, a renowned volunteer for education and recreation efforts, is the 2016 Monticello Citizen of the Year.
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County budget under development
San Juan County will approve a budget on December 20, but there is still a lot of work to be completed before it is done.
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