News Roundup
Two Commission letters on sage grouse
Numerous questions to the San Juan County omission were posed by Shawn Welch on April 1. Welch is the attorney hired by the county to look into the legal aspects of the Gunnison sage grouse habitat...
Apr 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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State DWR requests delay of sage grouse designation
A federal government plan to designate Gunnison sage grouse as an endangered species was the main issue again on March 25 at the San Juan County Commission meeting.
Mar 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dry run for input about Blanding alcohol policy
Blanding voters may have a chance to determine if the city will allow for the sale of alcoholic beverages. The concept was discussed at the March 12 meeting of the Blanding City Council.
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Home entries in Monticello
Monticello police are asking local residents to be vigilant after a rash of home entries. Police chief Kent Adair reports that about six homes may have been entered in the past two months.
Mar 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monticello names new city manager
Greg Westfall is the new Monticello City Manger. Westfall, who has worked for the city for the past three years, assumes the city manger position on April 1. He replaces Kelly Pehrson, who has been...
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County hires Monticello City Manager as new chief county adminstrator
San Juan County has a new administrator to take the place of Rick Bailey. Kelly Pehrson, who is the current City Manager in Monticello, has been hired and will begin work on April 1.
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sage grouse comments extended
House and Senate officials have requested a 60-day extension of the comment period of the proposed rules for the Gunnison sage grouse. The extension is designed to give local communities more time ...
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bunker is teacher of year
Nedra Bunker, a second grade teacher at Monticello Elementary School, is the 2013 Teacher of the Year for the San Juan School District. Bunker was honored at a banquet in Blanding on March 7.
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Sterling Scholars honored
Lexus Latham, a senior at San Juan High School, was named a Sterling Scholar at the Southeastern Utah Sterling Scholar competition in Price on March 5.
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Blanding may restore area near the Westwater Ruin
The City of Blanding is considering the improvement of land west of town near the Westwater Ruin. The hope is to restore the ruin, promote visitation and assist in the development of an archaeologi...
Mar 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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