News Roundup
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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Now is the time for locals to “own” Bears Ears NM
In the four months since the designation of the Bears Ears National Monument by President Barack Obama, San Juan County seems to have been in a state of suspended animation.
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Excerpts of Senator Hatch speech about Bears Ears on floor of the U.S. Senate
Last week, I had the opportunity to return home to visit the recently declared Bears Ears National Monument. This federal designation encompasses roughly 1.35 million acres in Utah and is located i...
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Hole In The Rock Foundation seeking to buy Bluff Transfer Station from County
Less than one month after the operating hours at the Bluff Transfer Station were cut in half, the San Juan County Commission is considering a proposal that could shut it down completely.
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Monticello Council sells bulk plant property
The sale of land at the old Woody’s Bulk Plant was the first order of business at the April 11 meeting of the Monticello City Council.
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Blanding discusses ongoing wellness center issues
Upkeep and funding of the San Juan Wellness Center in Blanding is an ongoing issue. The topic was discussed at the April 11 meeting of the Blanding City Council.
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School District meets with La Sal Elementary parents to discuss future of school
Nearly 20 parents and concerned residents of La Sal met at La Sal Elementary School on April 12 to discuss the future needs of the school. 
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BLM moves to open portions of Recapture Canyon
Portions of Recapture Canyon will be opened to motorized traffic in a decision announced on April 10 by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke.
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County prosecutor considers charge in case involving cattle harassment on Lime Ridge
Prosecutors are considering charges of criminal mischief against two residents of Durango, CO for intentionally cutting off access to water for a herd of cattle in San Juan County.
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2017 STEAM Expo
Hundreds enjoyed the STEAM Expo at Utah State University - Eastern in Blanding on April 6
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