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Buckaroos start wrestling season
The start of December brings with it many reasons to celebrate, one being the start of another season of Monticello High School Buckaroo Wrestling.
Dec 09, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 150 150 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keeping out the riff raff... How to find solitude in the 21st Century
There was a time in the not too distant past when the vast tracts of public land in Southeast Utah seemed more than adequate to lose oneself in.
Dec 02, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 277 277 recommendations | email to a friend
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Backyard visitors
Backyard visitors in Monticello. Enter your photos in our Photo of the Week contest. We will pay $10 for each photo that runs in the San Juan Record. You can email your entries to sjrnews@frontiern...
Nov 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 288 288 recommendations | email to a friend
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New $2.2 million Monticello pool is underway
Crews from Tri-Hurst Construction and Hogan Construction are hard at work on the construction of a new seasonal swimming pool in Monticello, with an anticipated opening in June, 2010.
Nov 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 288 288 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monticello business owners meet with UDOT
While road construction has been an annoyance or an inconvenience for many Monticello residents for the past two summers, it has been a significant threat to businesses that rely on the tourism trade.
Nov 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 441 441 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harold Drake, Sr... A life of service
Four days after Christmas in l922, a Navajo father took his tiny, premature new-born son from his hogan into the bitter cold. He placed his son on a blanket on the frozen ground and began chanting ...
Nov 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 297 297 recommendations | email to a friend
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In defense of getting lost
The state of “being lost” does not have a positive connotation in the minds of most of us nowadays and it’s true, it can be a terrifying and even deadly experience.
Nov 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 289 289 recommendations | email to a friend
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I’ve fallen down...
Naw, not that kind of falling down – not the “I’ve fallen and can’t get up” kind. Rather, it is the falling down on the job falling. Seems I failed to go out and witness the “Trunk or Treat” on Hal...
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The slivers of life
Having been an intermittent builder for the past 39 years, I am no stranger to slivers. At my age, you would think that I would never be caught handling wood without gloves, but I am occasionally c...
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Recent snow storms salvage dry October
The first winter storm of the season brought cold and wet weather to San Juan County in the closing days of October. The snow storm added a little precipitation to what had been a cool and dry month.
Nov 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 187 187 recommendations | email to a friend
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