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County may implement new 1% restaurant tax
San Juan County is considering a new tax that could help generate up to $250,000 a year in sales tax revenue. The proposed Tourism, Recreation, Convention and Cultural (TRCC) tax would impose a one...
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Weight-loss group therapy classes offered
America is one of the richest, most progressive countries in the world. So why would CBS News release the following statement earlier this year describing our current American population: “This cou...
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An elk in the hole is worth two in the bush
Local wildlife officials are still puzzled by a recent find in the wilds of San Juan County. A massive bull elk apparently was killed after it fell into a hole. Officials state that the elk was bas...
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Monticello manager resigns
Monticello City Manger Myron Lee submitted a letter of resignation to the city council on April 2. Lee said that he has accepted a new position in the St. George area and will start his new job on ...
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Pondering at the pump
I know that I may be fighting a losing battle here. However, after a few recent letters to the Editor and the Life is Good article on page 7, I feel that the opposing viewpoint needs to be expresse...
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Legislature passes 2-year extension of trust fund programs
The Utah State Legislature has passed Senate Bill 237, which provides for the continuation of college level financial aid to Utah Navajo students and the continued use of funds for pre-approved hou...
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Bluff group purchases archaeological site
The Southwest Heritage Foundation of Bluff is celebrating its recent purchase of an extensive archaeological site located at the base of the iconic landmark Navajo Twins rock formation in Bluff.
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Input sought on lands bill
San Juan County is completing a process to develop a comprehensive land use bill for the county, and is seeking input from the public.
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Schools consider $1.2 million in budget cuts, funding for Spanish Valley students
The San Juan School District has cut an additional $210,000 from budgets in the coming year in a process that may total up to $1.2 million in cuts before the budget is approved in June.
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Special Ed teacher named teacher of year
Anne Howell, a Special Education teacher at San Juan High School in Blanding, is the 2010 San Juan School District Teacher of the Year. Howell, and a host of school district employees, were honored...
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