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Construction of Bluff school is underway
Construction of the long-anticipated, $10 million elementary school in Bluff is finally underway. On February 26, students, teachers, district staff, and community members gathered on a dirt lot ju...
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San Juan County moves out of severe drought
My son, Samuel, has a neat trick. His hair is curly, and it tightens on his head just before we get some precipitation. Conversely, when it’s going to be dry, his hair is relatively straight. A wee...
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Oil spill reaches San Juan
In the past week, a six-inch diameter transfer line northwest of Montezuma Creek began leaking crude oil and produced water into Bucket Wash. The wash, which is usually dry, was flowing with snowme...
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Whitehorse and Monument Valley girls conclude successful basketball seasons
The Whitehorse High School girls basketball team hasn’t experienced much recent success at the annual 1A state tournament in Richfield.
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Monticello basketball competes at State: boys finish seventh, girls battled hard
Every season, every team starts the year with certain goals and expectations. The sequential goals for the Monticello boys basketball team this season were to win a region title followed by a state...
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Oil and gas leases fund CIB programs
Oil and gas leases on federal land have helped fund more than $58.8 million in projects in San Juan County since 2010.
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New Blue Mountain Shadows explores food
When it comes to “What’s Cookin’?” both necessity and available ingredients have always dictated the end results of human consumption.  The new winter issue of Blue Mountain Shadows explores cultur...
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School report cards show positive, negative areas
The results are in and there is good news and bad news for the twelve schools in the San Juan School District. Report cards for the schools were discussed at the February 12 meeting of the school b...
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Epic snowstorm shuts down schools, businesses, roads, and may have brought an end to a drought
The strongest snowstorm in several winters took aim at San Juan County in the past week, resulting in closed schools and businesses, closed highways, copious amounts of snow, and what may be the en...
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Monument Valley and Whitehorse girls aim high at state basketball
As the 2019 1A Girls State Basketball Tournament tips off today, February 27, Whitehorse and Monument Valley both begin a journey they hope takes them to rare territory – staying in the big show fo...
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