Remembering Bennion Redd
I never knew a kinder or gentler man than Bennion Redd. He was a familiar and comforting presence in Monticello for more than eight decades. I was lucky and honored to know Bennion for almost 25 ye...
I believe it was Pippi Longstocking that said, “Time flies, and one begins to grow old. This autumn I’ll be ten, and then I guess I’ll have seen my best days.”
A sign that affection hath not perished
For as long as any of us can remember, the method used by the Buckaroos of Monticello and the Broncos of Blanding to express teen-age affection for each other was to paint the old wreck in Devil’s ...
Warm memories from a wonderful childhood
It is a magical place; full of memories of a wonderful childhood. For generations of kids, the Monticello swimming pool was the place to be from the opening day in May, when the water seemed freezi...
Photo of the week
Indian Creek cascades in a series of waterfalls on its way to the Colorado River. Enter your photos in our Photo of the Week contest. We will pay $10 for each photo that runs in the San Juan Record...
New airport for Monticello
According to Monticello Assistant City Manager Ruth Skouson, after years of planning, buying land, getting piles of permits and securing millions of dollars, the City of Monticello will soon begin ...
Ruess remains identified?
One of the enduring mysteries of the Canyon Country may be solved, with the anticipated announcement that the remains of Everett Ruess have been found in San Juan County.
Deadly bus was traveling 88 MPH
The National Transportation Safety Board in Washington D. C. released its findings last week on the horrific bus crash which killed nine people and injured scores of others in San Juan County on Ja...