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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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Big '4' Tractor
The giant green tractor that resided in the Monticello City Park for over 40 years fascinated thousands of tourists.
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Crossing paths with a local icon
There he stood in the parking lot. Eyes crinkled. Hair white. Faded blue, quilted coat with duct tape on the sleeve. As a young man, he had walked thousands of miles through canyon country, often a...
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Redd named Foster Dad of Year
Joel Redd of Blanding is one of five outstanding fathers, who nurture children in foster care, who were honored by the Utah Foster Care Foundation and the Utah Division of Child and Family Services...
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