News Roundup
Storm damages homes, property south of Blanding
Another week of wild weather left its mark on San Juan County. A sudden and unexpected storm caused thousands of dollars in damage to several homes south of Blanding on September 17. It arrived in ...
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trucking program means success
Timothy Hardy, of Ft. Defiance, AZ, represents a new breed of truckers. Hardy, an ex-marine, was working as a carpenter and said, “I was looking for a new adventure. I attended Utah State Universit...
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Rain storms wreck havoc in San Juan County
A series of major rainstorms hit San Juan County in the past week, causing significant flooding in several areas. Rainfall in Monticello exceeded two inches for the week, with some areas experienci...
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Monticello’s deer population to be culled
The deer population in Monticello will decrease in coming weeks. On September 10, the Monticello City Council asked the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) to cull the population of deer in c...
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San Juan ATV Safari to take place this weekend
All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) enthusiasts will explore the mountains, canyons and back country this week at the 2013 San Juan ATV Safari. The three-day event will take place September 12 to 14, with tr...
Sep 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Juan County pursues a number of projects
Steve Simpson approached the San Juan County Commission on September 9 with a request to repurpose $12,000 in money that was originally raised to restore the swinging bridge at Bluff. The restorati...
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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.
Sep 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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