News Roundup
A mammoth fire expected
A mammoth fire is expected in Bluff on Friday, December 21, when a 16-foot effigy of a wooly mammoth is burned. The effigy was built in recent months by Bluff artist Joe Pachak. Pachak recently hel...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blanding to install radio transmitters for utilities
The City of Blanding will begin the process of installing radio transmitters on utility meters in the city. The radios will allow city employees to make meter readings from a city vehicle. The inst...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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State releases results of new testing measures
The Utah State Office of Education recently released data from the new Utah Comprehensive Accountability System (UCAS). The system was developed to help schools better determine how students are pr...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adams is selected as the Overall County Official of the Year for the State of Utah
San Juan County Commissioner Bruce Adams was chosen among his county peers to be recognized as the 2012 Overall County Official of the Year at the Utah Association of Counties 88th Annual Conventio...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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New judge for Blanding
Will Walker is the new Blanding Justice Court Judge. Walker’s appointment was approved by the Blanding City Council at its November 27 meeting.
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students return to school after fire destroys library
Students returned to San Juan High School on November 26, just ten days after an arson fire destroyed the school library and caused more than $1,000,000 in damage.
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Juan County and Navajo Nation to coordinate land use efforts
San Juan County and the Navajo Nation are entering into a Memorandum of Understanding to coordinate efforts related to public land use.
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Penny tax
Blanding businessman Shelby Seely brought in $800 in pennies to pay the remainder of his property tax assessment. A conflict over Seely’s property values has yet to be resolved between the Board of...
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arson fire damages San Juan High School library
An arson fire at San Juan High School in Blanding caused extensive damage to the high school library during the early morning hours of Saturday, November 17.
Nov 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monticello City Council reviews water plans
While water intake in Monticello is still down, according to City Public Works Supervisor Nathan Langston, it is keeping up with what is being used currently in the city.
Nov 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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