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Utah to abandon trusteeship of the Utah Navajo Trust Fund in 2008
Since Utah’s Navajo Trust Fund statute is set to sunset in 2008, Utah Governor Jon Huntsman and Legislative leadership have joined together in asking Congress to create a new disbursement system fo...
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Empire Electric hearing will address rate increase
The Empire Electric Board of Directors approved a rate increase effective January 1, 2008. The rate increase averages 8.9 percent.
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Cell tower expansion project hits snag in Bluff over cliff views
San Juan County has been pursuing the expansion of cellular and telecommunications infrastructure throughout the sprawling county. A conference in January, 2007 brought together a host of entities ...
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Blue Mountain Hospital progressing
Construction at the new Blue Mountain Hospital in Blanding is progressing.
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Webelos visit gas plant
Monticello’s precocious Webelo Boy Scouts recently took an educational tour of the massive gas plant located in Lisbon Valley.
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Golf aces and Ute birdies
Even as the much anticipated Utah-BYU game looms, so does the end of a glorious 2007 golf season at the Hideout. Mild November weather has extended the season longer than most years.
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Raiders look to big b-ball season
There is a buzz and a little bit of excitement down south by the San Juan River as the Whitehorse Boys basketball team is rearing to go out of the gate. They are foaming at the mouth for the upcomi...
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Newspaper readers across the country (and globe)
Newspaper readers by the millions have received an insert in recent weeks with an advertisement touting San Juan County. The advertisement, reprinted below, has reached an estimated 6.5 million rea...
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Teachers earn bonus for high test scores
A new incentive program in the San Juan School District appears to have been successful in raising math test scores for students in the fourth through sixth grades. As a result, a number of teacher...
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Incumbents do well in general election
It was a good night for incumbents on November 6 as the 2007 general election determined members of local community governing bodies. All three incumbents on the ballots in Monticello and Blanding ...
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