News Roundup
Councilman resigns from Blanding City Council
Blanding City Councilman Trevor Olsen has resigned from the city council effective immediately. Olsen announced his decision at the May 9 meeting of the council.
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 796 796 recommendations | email to a friend
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Secretary of Interior tours Bears Ears area
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke completed a two-day visit to San Juan County on May 8 and 9 to investigate Bears Ears National Monument.
May 09, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 819 819 recommendations | email to a friend
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Interior Department announces first-ever formal public comment period to review Antiquities Act monuments
At the same time that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced a tour of the Bears Ears National Monument, the Department of the Interior announced the first ever formal public comment period for me...
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County Commissioners head to Washington, DC
Soon after US President Donald Trump signed an executive order to review use of the Antiquities Act, San Juan County Commissioners made a trip to Washington DC to meet with federal officials.
May 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 782 782 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shoshone Tribe pulls support for Bears Ears
A Utah-based Native American tribe is expressing concern about the process that created Bears Ears National Monument.
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New logo for Blanding
Blanding City approved a new logo after more than six months of drafts, discussions, and disagreements.
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New superintendant announces resignation from San Juan School District after one year in the post
Dr. Ed Lyman has announced that he is leaving the San Juan School District after serving as superintendent for less than one year. His resignation is effective on August 1.
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UPDATE: President Trump signs Executive Order to review possible abuses of Antiquities Act
Possible abuses of the Antiquities Act will be reviewed in the next 45 days after an Executive Order was signed by President Donald Trump on April 26.
Apr 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 444 444 recommendations | email to a friend
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President Trump expected to order review of Antiquities Act, possibly setting the stage to change Bears Ears National Monument boundary
U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of the use of the Antiquities Act over the past 20 years, including the creation of two massive national monuments that were created in sou...
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 470 470 recommendations | email to a friend
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Earth Day Earthquake in Bears Ears National Mon.
An earthquake measuring 2.9 on the Richter scale struck an isolated area of San Juan County on April 22 at 1 a.m. The epicenter of the quake is on Mancos Mesa near Lake Powell.
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