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Tribal Bears Ears Commission, local voices will help develop management plan
In his designation of the Bears Ears National Monument on December 28, U.S. President Barack Obama called for the creation of a “a Bears Ears Commission to ensure that tribal expertise in tradition...
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Voices for and against Bears Ears designation
Elected officials representing the area impacted by the National Monument came out with a solid wall of opposition to the designation.
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SJ County Commission statement on monument
“Today San Juan County mourns after President Barack Obama gave into pressure from extreme environmental groups, out-of-state tribal leaders, and corporate interests by designating the 1.35 million...
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Monument trust land may be swapped out
The proclamation creating Bears Ears National Monument directs the Secretary of the Interior to explore, within 30 days, a land exchange with the State of Utah.
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Monticello Council addresses parking lot questions
Monticello City Manager Ty Bailey answered a series of questions about a newly repaved parking lot at the December 13 meeting of the Monticello City Council.
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Blanding transfers wildfire responsibility to Utah
The Blanding City Council unanimously voted to participate in a cooperative agreement between the state and city to transfer fiscal responsibility for wildfires from the city to the state. The agre...
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Rumors point toward possible December 23 designation. Anxiety builds over possible national monument.
With the days ticking down on the presidency of Barack Obama, anxiety is building in San Juan County over the possible designation of the Bears Ears National Monument.
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County budget under development
San Juan County will approve a budget on December 20, but there is still a lot of work to be completed before it is done.
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Diné Bikeyah awarded arts grant for econ develop
Diné Bikeyah is developing an arts-based program as part of an economic development effort for San Juan County.
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San Juan Hospital opens Critical Care Unit
San Juan Health Service District will open a new Critical Care Unit (CCU) as part of a partnership between San Juan Hospital and Intermountain Healthcare.
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 229 229 recommendations | email to a friend
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