News Roundup
Commissioners decline referendum application
San Juan County Commissioners met for four hours on May 21 with a full agenda and 95 pages of supporting documents. The meeting proceeded slowly but smoothly, for the most part. As has been the cas...
May 21, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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School Board approves salary increase for teachers
Teachers in the San Juan School District will receive a three percent salary increase for the upcoming school year as part of a 5.06 percent overall increase in compensation.
May 21, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blanding City Council approves plans for new Meadowlark Subdivision
In a long-awaited and enthusiastically-supported move, the Blanding City Council unanimously approved plans for the Meadowlark Subdivision, a new residential development created by Windscape Develo...
May 21, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Interim Administrator set to tackle county turmoil
Growing mistrust between competing entities, contentious interactions in public meetings, and, apparently, an almost complete lack of communication between these entities outside of the public meet...
May 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 412 412 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meeting discusses Love’s Truck Stop in Spanish Valley
Nearly three dozen people attended a presentation by a representative of Love’s Travel Stops in the Grand County Water and Sewer conference room on May 9.
May 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 408 408 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local residents affected by nuclear testing sought for interviews
Staff from The J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah will interview individuals throughout Utah who have been affected by the nuclear weapons testing that occurred in the 1950s and ...
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Utah open meeting laws ignored in county administrator hiring decision
David Everitt has been hired as the interim county administrator for San Juan County after an action at the May 7 County Commission meeting that is in apparent violation of Utah open meetings law.
May 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 725 725 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Juan Hospital to celebrate National Hospital Week May 12-18
San Juan Hospital will celebrate National Hospital Week with special events and recognitions throughout the week of May 12-18. The theme of the 2019 event is “Celebrating Health and Healing.”
May 07, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 678 678 recommendations | email to a friend
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Uproar over appointment of initial Bears Ears NM Advisory Committee
An uproar erupted in the past week after names were released for the initial Bears Ears National Monument Advisory Committee.
May 01, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 664 664 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Juan School board addresses Blanding Heritage Language program, long term financial situation
Heritage Language programs at Blanding Elementary dominated discussion at the April 16 meeting of the San Juan School Board.
Apr 30, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 692 692 recommendations | email to a friend
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