News Roundup
Monticello considers private business proposals
Two economic expansion proposals were discussed at the July 11 meeting of the Monticello City Council.
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Blanding addresses swimming passes for foster children
A request from the foster care system was made to the Blanding City Council on July 11. City Manager Jeremy Redd presented a request to allow free swimming for foster children at the Blanding Welln...
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Houseboat explosion kills woman
A 52-year-old woman from Colorado was killed on July 12 when an explosion occurred on a houseboat in Crystal Springs Canyon on Lake Powell. 
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San Juan County hires new economic development coordinator
Natalie Randall has been hired as the new director of Economic Development for San Juan County.  Randall replaces Charlie DeLorme, who left the position more than six months ago.
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Local man killed in deer/motorcycle crash
A San Juan County man was killed on July 5 when he struck a deer on his motorcycle while traveling on US Highway 191 just south of Monticello.
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Doug Wright named new Monticello City Manager
Doug Wright is the new Monticello City Manager. He takes the place of Ty Bailey, who recently resigned to accept a similar position in Morgan, UT.
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Little support in City of Blanding for Bears Ears
Bears Ears National Monument took center stage again at the June 27 meeting of the Blanding City Council. Blanding residents once again filled the conference room to defend their opinions about the...
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High fire danger prompts fire restrictions in San Juan County and beyond
Current and forecasted weather conditions coupled with extremely dry conditions and heavy loading of vegetation throughout San Juan County have created hazardous fire conditions.
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Monticello City Council discusses need for transparency in City matters
Transparency seemed to be the public’s focus of the June 13 Monticello City Council when Tom Wigginton addressed the Council during Public Comments.
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Volunteers and archaeologists stabilize historic cabin in Recapture Wash
Volunteers, archaeologists, family members, and the State of Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) came together this past spring for a remarkable restoration project of ...
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