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A family portrait of the Navajo Holy Family
To a casual observer this contemporary painting 24” x 32” by the sheepherder has four girls dressed up in some cultural regalia with various colors and a large sun symbol. There usually is an expla...
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Run for the Fallen touches many
If you travel between San Juan County’s southern and eastern border, you will see a small American flag attached to each milepost.
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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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