News Roundup
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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Jackalope Trading Company newest addition to the local business scene
The Jackalope, aka The Warrior Rabbit, was first encountered by John Coulter, the first white man to set foot inside what is now known as the State of Wyoming.
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Secretary Zinke recommends reduced size of Bears Ears National Monument
The US Secretary of the Interior is recommending that the boundaries of the Bears Ears National Monument be cut back.
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Car seat safety checks at SJ Public Health
San Juan Public Health director Kirk Benge announced this week that the San Juan Public Health office at 196 East Center Street in Blanding is once again offering car seat checks to the public.
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