News Roundup
Reps. Chaffetz, Bishop expect to release “discussion draft” for Public Lands Initiative
With recommendations from seven counties in eastern Utah and a host of other groups, local congressmen are preparing the final recommendations for the Public Lands Initiative.
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New motions on Recapture case
There were a host of motions and rulings in the case involving two San Juan County residents who were convicted for the May 10, 2014 Recapture Canyon protest.
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Local resident dies from case of the plague
A San Juan County resident died from plague earlier this month. This is the first Utah resident to be diagnosed with plague since 2009.
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Voting Rights issues focus of possible legal actions
The voting rights of the Native American residents of San Juan County is the topic of two separate legal claims. An ongoing legal action against the county claims that both the San Juan County Comm...
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Entrance and campground fees increase at area National Park sites
Entrance and campground fees at Canyonlands and Arches National Parks will increase on October 1, 2015, according to the Park Service, in order to fund important maintenance and improvement project...
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Group appeals Latigo wind farm permit
While crews are busily working on the Latigo Wind Park northwest of Monticello, another group has filed a protest to the San Juan County Planning Commission.
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San Juan River waters return to normal, questions remain about long-term impact of mine water leak
After a flurry of fears and festering frustration at a federal agency, life appears to have returned to normal along the San Juan River in San Juan County. However, it is still unknown what will be...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Strong turnout for Primary
Voters turned out in large numbers for a primary election, as local citizens in area communities determined which candidates will appear on the November 3 General election ballot.
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Monticello Merc's grand reopening scheduled this weekend
Crews are completing work on a major overhaul of Monticello Merc in anticipation of a grand reopening this weekend. Under the direction of new owner Kevin Francom, the store has been expanded and e...
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Mine leak in Colorado sends waste into San Juan County
A plume of contaminated water from an abandoned mine in the Colorado Rockies made its way into San Juan County on August 10, nearly five days after millions of gallons of the water spilled into the...
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