News Roundup
New manager for City of Monticello
Kelly Pehrson is excited about his new position as Monticello City Manager. The native son leaves a successful banking career in Arizona to tackle a challenge in Monticello.
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New book retells local story
Amy and Bill were building their dream at La Sal, Utah in 1902 when Bill was murdered. Their oldest son, Bill Jr, was then 4 years old and the loss of his father forever colored his attitude toward...
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County may implement new 1% restaurant tax
San Juan County is considering a new tax that could help generate up to $250,000 a year in sales tax revenue. The proposed Tourism, Recreation, Convention and Cultural (TRCC) tax would impose a one...
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Weight-loss group therapy classes offered
America is one of the richest, most progressive countries in the world. So why would CBS News release the following statement earlier this year describing our current American population: “This cou...
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Monticello manager resigns
Monticello City Manger Myron Lee submitted a letter of resignation to the city council on April 2. Lee said that he has accepted a new position in the St. George area and will start his new job on ...
Apr 07, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 339 339 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pondering at the pump
I know that I may be fighting a losing battle here. However, after a few recent letters to the Editor and the Life is Good article on page 7, I feel that the opposing viewpoint needs to be expresse...
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Legislature passes 2-year extension of trust fund programs
The Utah State Legislature has passed Senate Bill 237, which provides for the continuation of college level financial aid to Utah Navajo students and the continued use of funds for pre-approved hou...
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Bluff group purchases archaeological site
The Southwest Heritage Foundation of Bluff is celebrating its recent purchase of an extensive archaeological site located at the base of the iconic landmark Navajo Twins rock formation in Bluff.
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Input sought on lands bill
San Juan County is completing a process to develop a comprehensive land use bill for the county, and is seeking input from the public.
Mar 31, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 272 272 recommendations | email to a friend
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Schools consider $1.2 million in budget cuts, funding for Spanish Valley students
The San Juan School District has cut an additional $210,000 from budgets in the coming year in a process that may total up to $1.2 million in cuts before the budget is approved in June.
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