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Beijing-bound Olympian track star has a local connection
San Juan County is laying claim to its first-ever Olympian, after Lindsay Anderson qualified for the first ever Olympic women’s 3000 meter steeple chase in 2008 Beijing Olympics in China by finishi...
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Run for the Fallen through country
An old Chinese proverb says, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step”. For John Bellona, a journey of over 4,000 miles began with the death of his best friend and college roommate, Firs...
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Another chapter in the mystery of Everett Ruess
A new chapter is being added to one of the enduring mysteries of the Canyon Country, the fate of Everett Ruess. And this chapter has a San Juan County connection.
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Monticello to address tax rates
The City of Monticello faces a cash crunch, caused in part by the loss of a .5 percent resort community sales tax. As of July 1, the City can no longer collect the sales tax, which has generated ap...
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Ross W. Musselman
Ross W. Musselman was one of the most colorful of San Juan’s early cowboy promoters. His love for the beauty of this area, and his efforts to promote it in the East won him the title of “Father of ...
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Big win for Dodgers in tourney
“Did you see that change-up I threw?” inquired the pitcher. “Yes, but I didn’t call it,” deadpanned the manager. Nope, I’m not quoting Major League baseball, but youth baseball right here in San Ju...
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Afraid of one-year anniversary
“Mom, I’m frightened,” my 14-year-old daughter confessed. I tilted my head toward her. “Why are you frightened?” I asked, studying her reaction. “Because it’s almost June 26,” she reminded me, thou...
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Small Dry Valley arch
Plodding along in Dry Valley recently, I happened on this beautiful little natural arch. I was particularly surprised because I hunted rabbits in this area for years as a teenager and never noticed...
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Congress to determine future of the Utah Navajo Trust Fund
The future of the Utah Navajo Trust Fund, a multi-million dollar trust fund set up to benefit Utah Navajos, was the focus of hearings in Washington, D.C. on June 19. Two options are under considera...
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Run for the Fallen to visit area
The Run for the Fallen, an event meant to honor American service members who have been killed in Operation Iraqi Freedom, will pass through San Juan County in the days leading up to Independence Day.
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