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Lightning strike ignites oil fire
Local volunteer firefighters spent a cold and wet Super Bowl Sunday fighting a massive fire at the Resolute Oil Company facility north of Montezuma Creek. The stubborn tank fire was caused by a lig...
Feb 24, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Basketball teams hit a wall
It’s baseball, softball, and track time for Bronco and Lady Buckaroo basketball teams after losing in their respective state tournaments last week.
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Add SJR Travel to SJR family
Lynda and I have been planning to add an occasional Holy Land tour to our already busy lives and looked to May, 2011 to offer our first SJR Travel tour. However, we were recently approached by an a...
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Gloria Foy Wrathall
Gloria Foy Wrathall died on January 28, 2010, after a long illness. She was born on November 30, 1927, to Vera Kathryn Palmer Foy and Claude Harold Foy of Monticello, UT.
Feb 10, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 323 323 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heavy snow
The accumulation of several weeks of snow resulted in the collapse of the southern end of the maintenance shed at the Hideout Golf Course in Monticello. Crews were busy shoveling snow off the remai...
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William Morley Black: Father of thousands
William Morley Black is somewhat of an enigma for our purposes in this series. On the one hand, he only lived in San Juan County for a little over two years, which would normally eliminate him from...
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San Juan’s Michelangelo
How would you like to start selling your drawings in the fourth grade for a nickel and 20 years later command $65,000 for a single work of art?
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Blanketing snow
A white blanket of snow covers the Abajo Mountains west of Monticello during a glorious, sunny morning. Enter your photos in our Photo of the Week contest. We will pay $10 for each photo that runs ...
Feb 03, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Goliath among the Giants: Lemuel Hardison Redd Jr.
Albert R. Lyman, who served for many years with Lemuel H. Redd Jr. in the San Juan Stake Presidency, knew the man about as well as anyone. Said Lyman, “The history of Bluff up to l906 is, in a gene...
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The long way home
The Sunday after Thanksgiving is traditionally the busiest travel day of the year. Airports and flights are crowded and the weather can be bad. If you travel on that day, the chances are that you m...
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