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Summer sports are heating up, even if the weather isn’t cooperating
In the summer time when the weather is hot,,,,,not. Even though weather might not seem appropriate yet, summer sports are blazing away in Blanding and Monticello. With baseball and softball leagues...
Jun 11, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
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Albert R. Lyman
When Albert Lyman was born in Fillmore, UT on January 10, 1880, his father was building a road through the Hole-in-the-Rock. He spent part of his boyhood in Scipio, but his first love was Bluff.
Jun 04, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 285 285 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red rock wonderland
Sunlight reflects off spectacular sandstone cliffs while the snow-covered La Sal Mountains rise in the background. Buckley Jensen photo
May 28, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 288 288 recommendations | email to a friend
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New water system in Monticello increases water supply
Except for one short spur line and two concrete collections boxes (out of 34), the multi-million dollar Monticello water collection system is complete, according to Nathan Langston, Monticello City...
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Oil and the “Good Life”
This morning, (May 21, 2008) when I left the house, oil on the world market was $127 a barrel. When I returned seven hours later, it was $134 a barrel.
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“Cool Climate, Warm Welcome”
I wake up, roll over and look out the window. Based on the white covering of snow, I am trying to remember if I bought all the Christmas presents I needed.
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“War is an ugly thing: but not the ugliest of things”
“Remember,” the man at the pulpit in church said, “tomorrow is Memorial Day, the day when we honor members of the military who have served our country.
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Downtown Monticello braces for summer road rebuilding projects
Monticello’s version of the I-15 pre-Olympic rebuild in Salt Lake County started this week with utility and road construction work which will eventually involve all of Center and Main Streets. Hund...
May 21, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 274 274 recommendations | email to a friend
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George A. Adams
Fifty-two years ago, in 1955, a granite slab was placed on the front lawn of the Courthouse in Monticello. It was placed there to remind those who came later who came first. The inscription begins:...
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Jense Nielson
Kuman Jones wrote: “As for the physical or practical part of the establishing of the San Juan Colony, Bishop Jense Nielson stands first. I have met many men in whose hands I would be willing to pla...
May 14, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 284 284 recommendations | email to a friend
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