News Roundup
An interview on the Bears Ears with Utah Senator Mike Lee
Question: What do you think of 1.9 million acres? Answer: It’s big; it’s huge. Yosemite National Park, a crown jewel of the national park system, is only 1.3 million acres. So this would be that mu...
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Lee to chair Bears Ears hearing in Blanding, Herbert and Bishop to testify
On Wednesday, July 27 at 3 p.m., Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) will chair a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee field hearing at San Juan High School in Blanding regarding the potential Bears E...
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
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Federal officials tour jewels of San Juan County
The public lands in San Juan County were the focus of intense scrutiny in the past week as a high-level contingent of federal officials, led by Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, toured the area.
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senate hearing is July 27 at 3 p.m. at San Juan High
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will conduct a field hearing at San Juan High School in Blanding on July 27 at 3 p.m.
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Congressmen release past-due Public Lands Initiative
In the past week, the long-awaited Public Lands Initiative (PLI) was introduced to Congress by Utah Representatives Rob Bishop and Jason Chaffetz.
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Federal delegation meets with county commissioners
A host of federal officials from the Interior and Agriculture Departments met with San Juan County Commissioners on July 14 at the Hideout Community Center in Monticello. Approximately 150 county r...
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Secretary of Interior to visit county this week, holds public meeting in Bluff on Saturday
A contingent of high-ranking officials from the federal government will visit San Juan County this week on a fact-finding tour to investigate public land proposals, including the proposed Bears Ear...
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bluff interested in creating a municipality
San Juan County’s first community may become its newest city as another effort has begun to seek incorporation for Bluff.
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Monticello considers hospitality board
The June 28 Monticello City Council meeting was business as usual with approving minutes, approving bills, considering and approving regulations and receiving citizen feedback.
Jul 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
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Donation contributed to Blanding July 4 fireworks
The Blanding City Council Open Forum on June 28 began on a very positive note when Garth Wilson presented a check for $12,500 to the City of Blanding for the 4th of July fireworks display on behalf...
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