News Roundup
Is a perfect storm headed towards the county economy?
As County Commissioners consider a property tax increase, a perfect storm may be developing in San Juan County. A worst-case scenario could have catastrophic consequences on the local economy, and ...
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County Commission determines Spanish Valley citizen petition is referable
The San Juan County Commission held a relatively quick and quiet meeting on December 3 in Monticello. There was no public comment at the meeting for the first time in several months.
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Small Business Week in San Juan County
The San Juan Chamber of Commerce is expanding Small Business Saturday to an entire week of small businesses shopping throughout the week.
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Blanding City Council prioritizes capital projects to promote growth
The Blanding City Council spent much time at their November 26 meeting discussing capital projects and a development participation program, both of which are designed to encourage growth and develo...
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Week set apart for avalanche awareness
In the aftermath of last January’s tragic avalanche fatality in the La Sal Mountains near Moab, the State of Utah declared the first week of each December as Avalanche Awareness Week.
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Truth in Taxation hearings will focus on proposed property tax increase
A potential property tax increase in three separate San Juan County funds is under consideration by the San Juan County Commission.
Nov 26, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 185 185 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spanish Valley health clinic to be built
The San Juan Health Service District plans to build a new rural health clinic in Spanish Valley. The district has purchased land and secured funding for the $6.4 million facility, which will be con...
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Duke University graduate returns home to inspire future generations
The further Shandiin Herrera got away from her home in Monument Valley, UT, the more she realized how important it would be to use her education and leadership to benefit her people.
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Rep. Phil Lyman files $10 million suit against BLM
Former San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman has filed a $10 million civil lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for its actions related to the 2014 protest in Recapture Canyon.
Nov 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 271 271 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commission rejects Planning Commission recomendation on Spanish Valley issues
Master planning in Spanish Valley was the major focus of a marathon meeting of the San Juan County Commission on November 19.
Nov 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 269 269 recommendations | email to a friend
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