News Roundup
Sheepherder attacked by bull elk on La Sal Mtns
On the evening of Tuesday, September 3, a Peruvian sheepherder, Hugo Macha, was attacked by a bull elk on Taylor Flat in the La Sal Mountains.
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Inaugural Renaissance Fair
Blanding's Inaugural Renaissance Fair was held on September 6 and 7, 2013 at the Centennial Park on the south end of town. The fair was coordinated by Dan and Heather Raisor who wanted to boost the...
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Utah grades the schools
The challenges which are faced by local schools are evident in grades issued to the schools by the Utah State Office of Education on September 3.
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Flea Market and more
The Monticello Rotary Club is starting what they hope to be an annual event this weekend with a Flea Market extravaganza. A Dutch oven cook off will be held on Friday, September 6 at Pioneer Park o...
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Plans to expand Dry Wash Reservoir
The San Juan Water Conservancy District is planning a project to expand Dry Wash Reservoir, which is approximately 12 miles northwest of Blanding in the Manti La Sal National Forest.
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Dead Run tackles the 1998 fugitive hunt that captivated the nation
A new book tackles the 1998 killing of a police officer that grew into the largest manhunt in the modern American West.
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Group of Monticello residents tired of deer problems
A group of Monticello residents are fed up with the damage caused by deer in the community. They approached the Monticello City Council on August 13 to deal with the issue.
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$1.59 million investment for Discovery Center
The U.S. Commerce Department has made a $1.59 million investment to support the Canyon Country Discovery Center in Monticello.
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Three killed in Highway 191 accident on Aug. 16
Three people were killed on August 16 in a multiple-car crash on US Highway 191 between Monticello and Moab.
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Blanding wants a voice in Public Lands Bill process
“Blanding needs to be at the table and have its interests represented,” said Blanding Mayor Toni Turk at the August 13 meeting of the City Council. “If we are not there, we are going to be run over.”
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