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Deer fence started between Blanding, Monticello
The State of Utah is considering installing miles of wildlife fencing to keep deer off the highway between Monticello and Blanding. Details were discussed at a May 16 meeting of the Utah Transporta...
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Road construction
Road work south of Monticello is continuing day... and night. Mike Schafer photo
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School employees to get 5.42 percent raise
Employees of the San Juan School District will receive an increase in compensation that totals 5.42 percent for the next school year. The negotiated agreement was finalized at the May 13 meeting of...
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Local athletes excel at state track meet
San Juan High School saw a champion crowned at the May 16-17 2-A State Track meet. Junior Arizona Carr threw the shot put 34 feet 11 inches to finish in first place.
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ATVs enter closed Recapture Canyon
On May 10, seven years after the Bureau of Land Management closed Recapture Canyon to motorized vehicles, the sound of engines once again echoed off the canyon walls. Approximately 54 motorized veh...
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Miss San Juan crowned
Brittney Macdonald is Miss San Juan County, with Denae Carter as first attendant, Sydnee Felstead as second attendant, and Jessica McDaniel as third attendant.
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More than 200 attend protest rally
San Juan County was a focal point of attention on May 10 as San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman led a rally and a group of protesters along and into Recapture Canyon.
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Seven years of Recapture Canyon frustration
In 2007, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced an emergency closure of motorized access to a five-mile ATV trail located in Recapture Canyon, east of Blanding.
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Lady Broncos finish second at state softball tourney
The San Juan Bronco softball team wrapped up another great season this weekend while competing in the Utah 2A Softball Championship.
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Bluff yellow roses
The wild yellow roses of spring have blossomed on the Gaines’ property just across the dusty gravel parking lot of Twin Rocks Trading Post.
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