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J. P. Gonzales – A century of service
Jose Prudensio Gonzales arrived in Monticello with his family in March of 1900 at the age of 16. He lived for nearly a century in this small community at the foot of the Blue Mountains.
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Fall sports seasons begin with a bang
We always told our kids when they were teenagers, “There is always safety in numbers.” The San Juan Broncos were elated on August 22 in Kanab that the winning number was a safety, with a 22-19 win ...
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Victims of Mill Tailings Exposure golf tournament
Nearly $10,000 was raised for the Victims of Mill Tailings Exposure at a tournament on August 23 at the Hideout Golf Club in Monticello. The event was sponsored by Young’s Machine and Monticello Ho...
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Good start for Bronco X Country
The San Juan High School Cross Country teams ran exceptionally well at the 8th annual Red Rock Invitational held in Moab on August 23.
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Buggiest Ughgust on record
Someone must have blinked and then blinked again, for August only lasted so long; it passed like a brilliant flash in the night, but every bug in the northern hemisphere seemed to have been drawn t...
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The power of one: Monticello football preview
The Power of One. This year’s team captains have a daunting task in front of them. Can they make everyONE believe in the Power of One? They don’t have many extra kids; currently, the team only has ...
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Melvin, Lloyd and Joseph Adams: Ranching icons of San Juan
Making a living in San Juan in the early days was generally by farm, ranch or both.
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Pioneer Day celebrations
A shiny and almost good-as-new Big Four Tractor led the way at the annual Pioneer Day parade in Monticello on July 26. Volunteer leaders Winn Westcott and Steve Young led an exhausting effort to re...
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Treading water with local swimming pools in San Juan County
Swimming pools are on the minds of community leaders in San Juan County, with recent developments in Monticello, Blanding and Montezuma Creek. This may be the last summer for operation of the Monti...
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Big 4 sports at Pioneer Day and nine days to Olympics
With a resurgent Big Four tractor providing motivation, the Pioneer Day celebration crowned many champions last Saturday, including the other Big Four: softball, basketball, golf, and running.
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