News Roundup
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 | 247 247 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...
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Willie Grayeyes files motion in federal court alleging his removal from ballot was unconstitutional
Willie Grayeyes and Terry Whitehat recently filed an action against Utah Lieutenant Governor Spencer Cox, San Juan County Clerk John David Nielsen, San Juan County Attorney Kendall Laws, San Juan C...
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Fire restrictions throughout area, but July 4th fireworks show goes ahead
What is a Fourth of July celebration without fireworks? Luckily, San Juan County residents will not have to find this out, even in this drought season.
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Monticello implements emergency water rates
The Monticello City Council meeting was the place to be on June 12.  A crowded audience waited patiently for the Council to get through the nuts and bolts of the City’s operation before the main ev...
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One of last Navajo Code Talkers dies
Samuel Tom Holiday, one of the last surviving World War II Navajo Code Talkers, passed away on June 11, 2018 at the Southern Utah Veterans Home in Ivins, UT. He was surrounded by family and friends.
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Finalists for Blanding City Justice Court vacancy
The San Juan County Nominating Commission has selected three nominees for the vacancy in the Blanding City Justice Court. The position will replace Judge William Walker who resigned in January, 2018.
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Historic election next week in Bluff, county
Bluff residents will head to the polls on Tuesday, June 26 to elect their first city council since voting to incorporate last year. In San Juan County and across the State of Utah, voters will vote...
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Crews building nearly 11 miles of bike trail in and around Monticello
Approximately 25 workers from the Forest Service offices in Monticello and Moab gathered on June 6 near the Fourth Hole at the Hideout Golf Course in Monticello.  The young volunteers were under th...
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Adventure and blessing on the other side of the world 
Russell Schafer hates getting dirty, but he loves fixing cars. He’s spent most of his life doing both at Schafer Auto Clinic on the northern edge of Monticello.
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