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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 ...
Aug 13, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 362 362 recommendations | email to a friend
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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.
Aug 06, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 358 358 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Jul 30, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 358 358 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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Monticello hosts Pioneer Day celebrations this week
In 2004 a tractor pull was added to the Pioneer Day Celebration in Monticello to raise money to restore the Big 4 tractor. Four years later, the restored tractor is now at the center of this years’...
Jul 23, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 355 355 recommendations | email to a friend
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Natural gas exploration and production skyrockets in San Juan
During the past year, while the resurrection of the uranium industry in San Juan County has been grabbing most of the headlines, another energy boom has been quietly growing. There have been new na...
Jul 23, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 354 354 recommendations | email to a friend
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Father H. Baxter Liebler
Harold Baxter Liebler was born, raised and educated in Brooklyn, New York. In his youth, he very much wanted to go west to Montana and become a sheepman. His parents and family pleaded with him to ...
Jul 23, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 359 359 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another feast in La Sal
Monticello received a couple of nice showers last week. Not so La Sal. Mother Nature only sent a couple of teasers last week. Looks like rain, but no wet! Heck, we even had our Pioneer Day celebrat...
Jul 23, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 381 381 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer baseball leagues finish season
The Dodgers and the Red Sox from Monticello concluded a competitive summer with respective trips to Pinto league state tournaments. The Dodgers, coached by Steve Draper, finished in third place in ...
Jul 23, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 366 366 recommendations | email to a friend
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