News Roundup
Criminal charges against Rose Chilcoat dropped
Criminal charges have been dropped against an environmental activist from Durango, CO after a hearing in a Utah Court of Appeals. A trial in Seventh District Court in Price will proceed for similar...
Jul 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 733 733 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hazleton is new Justice Court Judge in Blanding
by Rhett Sifford, Staff writer The San Juan County Nominating Commission has announced the appointment of the Honorable Lyon W. Hazleton II to fill the Blanding Justice Court vacancy. The position ...
Jul 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 185 185 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge blocks reopening of election lawsuit
At a court hearing on July 2, Federal Judge Robert Shelby summarily rejected a motion to reopen the contentious voting district lawsuit, with a lecture to attorneys to work together to solve proble...
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 235 235 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students earn high honors at national FBLA event
Ashley Berrett of San Juan High School received national recognition at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Awards of Excellence Program in Baltimore, MD July 1. 
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Blanding City Council adopts new tax rate
The June 26 meeting of the Blanding City Council was very brief. The council unanimously adopted a property tax resolution that will slightly lower property tax. This resolution adopted the General...
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A Parade of Stars in Blanding’s July 4th celebration
Every year, the City of Blanding hosts San Juan County’s Independence Day celebration. A parade, food, games, sports competitions, and fireworks make this event one of the most memorable of the sum...
Jul 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 811 811 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kay and Ila Johnson are the July 4th Grand Marshals
Blanding is small. There are not very many of us here. But, somehow there are still a few people we do not know. Many of you already know Ila and Kay Johnson. For those of you who don’t, I am thril...
Jul 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 251 251 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blanding City hires a full time Economic Development Specialist
by Kara Laws Contributing writer Blanding City has officially hired Pratt Redd as the first ever Economic Development Specialist.   For the last year, talk of economy development has come up in Bla...
Jul 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 244 244 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voting controversies, legal filings surround June 26 primary election
Elections issues in San Juan County were the focus of several filings in federal court in the past week, during the run-up to the June 26 primary election.
Jun 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 242 242 recommendations | email to a friend
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New filing in federal court asserts San Juan County failed to make changes
On June 12, a motion was filed asking Judge Robert Shelby to reopen the original voting rights case because of allegations that San Juan County and County Clerk John David Nielson had failed to imp...
Jun 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 260 260 recommendations | email to a friend
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