News Roundup
2017 Bear Dance
The annual Bear Dance was held in White Mesa over the Labor Day weekend. Thomas B. Lewis photos
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The intolerable internet leftist
Do you ever wonder if Facebook is making you hate people? I don’t mean to suggest I hate my Facebook “friends.” I like those folks. I keep my friend list short, filled only with people I know and l...
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Thousands gather to honor soldier killed in Afghanistan
More than 1,000 people crowded the Monticello LDS Stake Center on August 26 to honor the life of Staff Sgt Aaron Butler. Butler, a special forces Green Beret, was killed in action while fighting in...
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Hearing for sheriff, two deputies
In a marathon preliminary hearing before Seventh District Judge George Harmond on August 25, attorneys for San Juan County Sheriff Rick Eldredge and two of his deputies submitted a motion to dismis...
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Zinke recommends cuts to Bears Ears boundaries
The federal government will decrease the size of Bears Ears National Monument, but the details are still unknown. On August 24, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke sent a draft report to President D...
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Local soldier killed in Afghanistan
Aaron Butler, a Special Forces soldier from Monticello, was killed in action in Afghanistan on August 16, 2017. Butler, age 27, was killed when he entered a booby-trapped building that exploded whi...
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Staff Sgt Aaron Rhett Butler
Aaron was born in Monticello, UT. He was the seventh of eight children born to Randy and Laura Butler. He has one sister – Shannon – whom he adores, and six brothers – Shane, Quinn, Nathan, Andy, C...
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Top candidates emerge after August 15 primary election
Voters helped pare the list of candidates for the November 7 General election at a primary election on August 15.
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Funeral services confirmed for Aaron Butler
Funeral services for Aaron Butler will begin at noon on Saturday, August 26 at the Monticello LDS Stake Center in Monticello, UT. A viewing will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and interment will foll...
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Bluff residents weigh options as incorporation vote approaches
The Utah Lieutenant Governor’s office hosted a public meeting at the Bluff Community Center on August 8 where Bluff residents and property owners debated incorporating as an official town.
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