News Roundup
Epic snowstorm shuts down schools, businesses, roads, and may have brought an end to a drought
The strongest snowstorm in several winters took aim at San Juan County in the past week, resulting in closed schools and businesses, closed highways, copious amounts of snow, and what may be the en...
Feb 26, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 630 630 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rural Online Initiative provides job opportunity
Meetings were held last week in Monticello and Blanding to educate attendees about a new program to train workers in online remote work opportunities.
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Mother of fallen Navy Seal attends State of the Union
Blanding resident Betty Lou Workman, the mother of fallen Navy Seal Jason Workman, attended the recent State of the Union address on February 5 in the United States Capitol.
Feb 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 670 670 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commissioners consider seven new resolutions
The new San Juan County Commission continues the trend of considering a host of new resolutions. Commission Chairman Kenneth Maryboy read seven new possible resolutions at the February 19 Commissio...
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Oil and gas leases bring opportunity, challenge
On February 6, Friends of Cedar Mesa filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging federal oil and gas leases on lands in San Juan County managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
Feb 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 259 259 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legislature considers issues that might impact San Juan County
The Utah State Legislature is in full session in Salt Lake City, with a number of issues that may impact San Juan County. The 75 members of the Utah House of Representatives include the first San J...
Feb 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 269 269 recommendations | email to a friend
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Appeal filed on Greyeyes residency
Attorneys representing Blanding resident Kelly Laws have filed a notice of appeal of the January 29 ruling by Seventh District Judge Don Torgerson.
Feb 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 714 714 recommendations | email to a friend
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Projects set the stage for Spanish Valley growth
A massive infrastructure development project, totaling more than $11 million, is setting the stage for continued growth and development of Spanish Valley. The project is bringing water and sewer se...
Feb 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 808 808 recommendations | email to a friend
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New County Commission signals change is coming
After decades of a Republican majority on the San Juan County Commission, a new Democrat-controlled Commission is signaling a number of changes in San Juan County.
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New sheriff sets sights on partnership and trust
San Juan County Sheriff Jason Torgerson’s office in the public safety building is big and bright. A window on the west side lets in the afternoon sun, almost enough to make you forget the office is...
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