News Roundup
Wind park moving ahead
sPower is moving ahead with plans to install a 27-turbine wind park north of Monticello. sPower officials state that construction is set to begin this month (July), with at least partial completion...
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Body of lost hiker found in Canyonlands Park
The body of a 69-year-old man from Kanab, UT was recovered near Canyonlands National Park on June 27. Kenneth Johnson was found in Davis Canyon near the eastern border of the Needles District of th...
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Schools set tax rates
A significant drop in the assessed value of area properties dominated the discussion on June 22 as the San Juan School District set property tax rates at a school board meeting.
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Salvation Knoll trails and signs are dedicated
A dedication service on June 20 marked the opening of a hiking trail and interpretive signs at Salvation Knoll. The road-side site, located 28 miles west of Blanding on Highway 95, is dedicated to ...
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State fund may be used for Recapture Canyon defense
A committee of the Utah State Legislature has approved the use of up to $100,000 in state funds for legal costs related to the May, 2014 Recapture Canyon protest.
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Wind project blows back in
The proposed Wasatch Wind project, a 62.1 megawatt wind facility set to be located just north of Monticello, has been purchased by sPower, a renewable energy provider based in Salt Lake City, UT.
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Public Lands Committee finalizes recommendation
The San Juan County Public Lands Council has made a recommendation on the proposed Public Lands Act to the San Juan County Commission. Preliminary details of the recommendation were presented to Co...
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Blue Mtn Hospital CEO, Jeremy Lyman, named Outstanding Rural Hospital Administrator
Blue Mountain Hospital CEO Jeremy Lyman assumed his position in January 2014 and hit the ground running from day one, quickly earning the trust and loyalty of hospital administration and staff.
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Host of new changes at “Coin-Up Laundry”
If you have had the opportunity to visit the laundry mat at 232 East Center Street in Monticello, you may have noticed a few changes. New owners Toby and Jill Pearson have made quite a few improvem...
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Did Lyman act on own or as Commissioner?
There is a question as to whether Commissioner Phil Lyman acted as an individual or as a Commissioner in leading the protest rally and ride on May 10, 2014.
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