News Roundup
Book, magazine, and documentary readdress Bears Ears debate
For those who thought the Bears Ears National Monument debate was a thing of the past, there are two in-depth features actively exploring the ongoing controversy this month. A new book, ‘Voices Fro...
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Let it rain, let it rain
As we head into the month of November, precipitation numbers reveal that Blanding received more precipitation in the month of October than it received throughout the course of the previous 12 months.
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Input sought on proposed oil, gas well
The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public input on a proposal from Wesco Operating, Inc. to drill an oil and gas well in northern San Juan County.
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Forest Service asks for public input on new National Forest Plan Revision
The Manti-La Sal National Forest Plan Revision is in the second phase of a three-phase process. The Forest Service is formulating a new Forest Plan because the last plan was formulated in 1986 and ...
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Blanding native Phil Lyman looks to represent District 73 in the Utah House
Phil Lyman is no stranger in San Juan County. He is a fifth-generation native of San Juan County and has served as the County Commissioner of District 2 for the past eight years.
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Marsha Holland looks to represent District 73 as an unaffiliated candidate
For Marsha Holland, it’s all about having a voice to represent rural Utah on Capitol Hill for District 73. It’s a district that she says doesn’t have a lot of property tax revenue and there is a tr...
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Commission holds public hearing for new sewer pumps in Mexican Hat
An application to the Community Impact Board (CIB) will be put together for funding for two new sewer pumps for the community of Mexican Hat. The estimated cost for the new sewer pumps is $255,000,...
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New elementary school ready for bid, hope to break ground next year
The San Juan School District cultural and planning committees gathered for their last official meeting on Oct. 16 in Bluff.
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San Juan County Sheriff Rick Eldredge honored with the 2018 Utah Lawman of the Year award
There are 29 sheriffs across the great state of Utah. All of them have different situations and circumstances to deal with as they administer the law in their jurisdictions.
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Governor Herbert issues Drought Executive Order
While recent precipitation has been beneficial, Utah remains in a serious drought. As a result, Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert issued an Executive Order on Oct. 15 declaring a state of emergency due...
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