Memories of a San Juan icon
I think about the pioneers who settled San Juan County more as I get older. I am humbled by the enormous contributions they made refining this harsh land we call home.
From a stick horse to an XBOX
My earliest childhood memories (age 5-9) center around my Grandpa A. B. Barton’s orchard, barn, pigpens, chicken coops, and haystacks. I loved to ride to his farm one mile east of town on the old t...
Rockslide in Montezuma Canyon
What was once a work trailer owned by Chuck Burand was completely obliterated when it was hit by two rocks that rolled into Montezuma Canyon on February 22.
16 foot snowdrifts
Snowdrifts up to 16 feet deep in places line highways coming into Monticello from all directions, a reminder of the great blizzards of 2008. Most of the near record snows this winter have arrived o...
San Juan growth continues
Despite the housing construction quagmire and the sub-prime mortgage debacle being experienced nationwide, growth and development continues at a record pace in San Juan County.