News Roundup
County creates 2019 preliminary budget
The San Juan County preliminary budget was discussed at a public hearing on Dec. 5 at the county building in Monticello. It was revealed that the net general fund for 2018 is currently in the red $...
Dec 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another 60 years at Patio Drive-in
In the early 1950s, A&W opened two franchises. One in Blanding, the other in Monticello. While Monticello’s franchise went bust due to lack of business, Blanding’s was booming, so much so that the ...
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Bluff hosts public hearing on Lyman Family Farms’ request to disconnect from town
Only a few months have passed since Bluff’s first town council was sworn into office and already the boundaries of the newly incorporated town may be redrawn.
Dec 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
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UHSAA announces first consideration of reclassification of regions
The Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) announced their first official consideration of reclassification of high school regions in Utah.
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Monument Valley Tribal Park closes for day due to unauthorized filming
Members of “Global Witness” attempted to gain entrance into the Monument Valley Tribal Park on Nov. 29 without prior permission or permitting and were eventually denied access.
Nov 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 251 251 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commission approves Bluff land transfer with HIRF
The San Juan County Commission decided unanimously to transfer 3.88 acres of land that the Hole in the Rock Foundation owns for 2.18 acres the county owns at their Nov. 20 meeting in Monticello.
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 211 211 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Juan fire warden assists in California wildfire
We’ve all heard of the devastation wildfires in California have brought in recent weeks.
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 232 232 recommendations | email to a friend
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New vet clinic set to open in Blanding
In early 2019 San Juan County will enjoy the benefit of a permanent veterinary care for the first time in over six years if everything goes according to plan.
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 209 209 recommendations | email to a friend
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Is it better to roll with the changes or fight them tooth and nail?
Medical marijuana has made its way to Utah for better or for worse. It’s a polarizing issue, just like lots of things, but it is here and it will soon be debated at a legislative committee hearing ...
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
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Willie Grayeyes nearing settlement with county
According to the Navajo Times, commissioner-elect Willie Grayeyes has asked that his lawsuit against the state of Utah and San Juan County be dropped.
Nov 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 481 481 recommendations | email to a friend
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