News Roundup
Commissioners approve $19.5 million in 2014 budgets for San Juan County
On December 23, San Juan County Commissioners approved a 2014 General Fund budget that totals $11.25 million.
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Youth program volunteer named Monticello Citizen of the Year by City Council
R.L. Wilcox has been named the 2013 Citizen of the Year by the Monticello City Council.
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Monticello utility rate increase will average $70/year
Utility rates were increased at the December 10 meeting of the Monticello City Council. The Council voted 3-2 for a change that will result in an estimated $70 per year increase for the average hom...
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Blanding Council closes year
Service awards were presented to Mayor Toni Turk and Councilman Charlie Taylor at the December 10 meeting of the Blanding City Council. They are leaving office on January 1.
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Rebuilding a high school library
When the San Juan High School library was destroyed by an arson fire on November 17, 2012, the news spread like — well, like wildfire.
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San Juan County will participate in public lands bill
San Juan County will participate in the development of a public lands bill in Congress, but the parameters of the involvement have yet to be set.
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First winter storm strands backcountry hikers
The first winter storm of the year hit San Juan County on November 22, bringing heavy precipitation and more than two feet of snow to the mountains.
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Carbon monoxide poisoning at school sends dozens to hospital
Several dozen people were evacuated to area hospitals on November 18 as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning at Montezuma Creek Elementary School.
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New elementary school progresses
An aerial view of Monticello Elementary School. A new school is currently being built behind (left of) the existing school. The old school will be demolished this summer. Courtesy photo
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Blanding runners took top honors at Las Vegas Ragnar
A group of runners from Blanding took top honors among high school teams, and finished seventh overall of 485 teams at the 2013 Las Vegas Ragnar Relay. They are Braden Meyers, Christian Sherrow, Ma...
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