News Roundup
Mineral restrictions continue in Bears Ears country
While headlines across the county screamed about a land rush in the past week, the on-the-ground reality tells a much different story in San Juan County… at least for now.
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House fire in Blanding claims man’s life, looters take what remains
On the morning of Wednesday, January 24, an explosion took place in the home of James Kensley in Blanding.
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Attorneys seek more than $3 million in legal fees for voting rights cases
Attorneys representing the Navajo Nation in its successful voting rights lawsuits against San Juan County are seeking more than $3 million in legal fees from the county.
Jan 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 327 327 recommendations | email to a friend
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Montezuma Creek celebrates the groundbreaking of new Family Dollar
The Montezuma Creek community came together on January 25 to celebrate the groundbreaking of Family Dollar.
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UNHS facility making progress
Construction crews are making progress on the new headquarters for Utah Navajo Health Systems in Montezuma Creek.  The facility is set to open in the summer. Staff photo
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Question about precincts
San Juan County and party officials are scratching their heads over setting up and managing new voting precincts in San Juan County.
Jan 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
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County asks for stay on full slate of 2018 elections
As part of an appeal of a federal judge’s ruling to restructure voting districts in the county, San Juan County filed a request on January 19 to delay the full slate of elections that were ordered ...
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Bears Ears bill moving slow
A federal government shutdown over the past weekend has slowed the already snail-like pace in the US House of Representatives, where a bill has been introduced to formalize changes to Bears Ears Na...
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Atty General withdraws Sheriff appeal
Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes has withdrawn his appeal of the dismissal of charges against the San Juan County Sheriff and two of his deputies.
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School District extends two-year contract to new school superintendent
Ron Nielson has received an appointment as superintendent of the San Juan School District, where he served as interim superintendent for seven months.
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