News Roundup
Blanding City Council discusses improvements at Gooseneck State Park
Improvements at Gooseneck State Park were discussed at length at the February 12 meeting of the Blanding City Council. The Council also discussed a 10-year capital projects plan.
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Schools address fee waivers, high cost of activities, building use
The high cost for students to participate in school activities – and fee waivers for students from low income families – is the focus of a major initiative by the San Juan School District.
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Two San Juan County residents have no risk of infection from the coronavirus, according to public health officials
Two San Juan County residents who recently returned from China were identified as potentially having been exposed to the coronavirus. In both cases, public health investigations reveal that they ar...
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Federal agencies sign decisions approving management plan for Bears Ears National Monument
On February 6, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Forest Service approved the Bears Ears National Monument plan. The newly approved plan for the Indian Creek and Shash Jáa units of the monumen...
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$2 million project may bring water, power to Westwater area
The Utah State legislature is being asked to contribute to a development effort for the Westwater community west of Blanding.
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Blanding Council addresses capital projects
The Blanding City Council discussed a number of issues at their January 28 meeting, including capital projects and economic development.
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Spanish Valley zoning regulations repeal may appear on ballot
A petition to seek the repeal of new planning and zoning regulations in Spanish Valley has been filed with the San Juan County Clerk.
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Despite drop in unemployment rate, San Juan County still ranks fourth-highest in the state
The unemployment rate in San Juan County is estimated at 3.8 percent, according to data recently released by the Utah Department of Workforce Services (DWS).
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The Voices of Bears Ears videos win award
San Juan County is the focus of marketing efforts that recently won a prestigious award for the Utah Office of Tourism.
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Trio of Blanding men face attempted homicide charges
Three men from Blanding face a host of first-degree felony charges, including attempted criminal homicide, aggravated murder, after an alleged rampage on January 23 that left three victims in the h...
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