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Blanding City Council discusses improvements at Gooseneck State Park
Improvements at Gooseneck State Park were discussed at length at the February 12 meeting of the Blanding City Council. The Council also discussed a 10-year capital projects plan.
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Schools address fee waivers, high cost of activities, building use
The high cost for students to participate in school activities – and fee waivers for students from low income families – is the focus of a major initiative by the San Juan School District.
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San Juan County almost became a Southern Ute Reservation more than a century ago
Whenever I hike in Bears Ears National Monument, I think about how it almost became an Indian reservation. Over a century ago Durango businessmen actively campaigned to remove the Southern Utes to ...
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Recess conversation turned humanitarian aid fundraiser provides a way to give back
“Operation Save the Koalas/Australia” began early in January of this year after some heartbroken fourth-graders had a conversation on the playground at recess.
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Tsinigine wins second straight state title
Monument Valley High School senior Tanner Tsinigine finished his high school wrestling career with his second-straight state championship Saturday, February 8 at the Sevier Valley Center in Richfie...
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San Juan teams head into state tournaments
Following a week with the San Juan High School basketball teams losing five of six games, both the girls and boys bounced back with back-to-back wins to close out the regular season and build momen...
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Buckaroos have strong showing at 2A State Wrestling Tournament
The Monticello Buckaroo wrestlers closed out their season at the 2A State Tournament this past weekend in Richfield, UT.  A large crowd of Buckaroo faithful were on hand to cheer on the team in the...
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Two San Juan County residents have no risk of infection from the coronavirus, according to public health officials
Two San Juan County residents who recently returned from China were identified as potentially having been exposed to the coronavirus. In both cases, public health investigations reveal that they ar...
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Federal agencies sign decisions approving management plan for Bears Ears National Monument
On February 6, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Forest Service approved the Bears Ears National Monument plan. The newly approved plan for the Indian Creek and Shash Jáa units of the monumen...
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$2 million project may bring water, power to Westwater area
The Utah State legislature is being asked to contribute to a development effort for the Westwater community west of Blanding.
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