News Roundup
Road construction
Road work south of Monticello is continuing day... and night. Mike Schafer photo
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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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.
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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ATV protest ride in Recapture Canyon is May 10 at 9 a.m.
The May 10 All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) ride into restricted Recapture Canyon is still moving forward, threatening a collision between local residents and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
May 07, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hole in the Rock topic of May 10 lecture
The trek that brought the first permanent settles to San Juan County will be recounted at a May 10 presentation at Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum in Blanding.
May 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drought tips & yard awards
Sunny weather is upon us! That means our yards and gardens are excitedly anticipating the TLC and attention we’ll start giving them. With the dry winter we’re coming out of it’s a great time to loo...
May 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commissioners fail to agree on public lands strategy in Recapture Canyon
San Juan County Commissioners were unable to reach an agreement at the April 28 commission meeting on how to proceed with public land policy related to Recapture Canyon.
Apr 30, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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