News Roundup
Report says Trump can rescind Bears Ears, others say he can't
Utah Senator Mike Lee and Congressman Rob Bishop recently released a study that suggests U.S. President Donald Trump may have the authority to revoke or cut back on the Bears Ears National Monument.
Apr 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Census places San Juan as fastest growing county
The US Census is reporting that San Juan County grew faster than any other county in the United States in the past year, an assertion that leaves local residents scratching their heads in confusion.
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge puts hold on Indian Creek ATV trail in Bears Ears NM borders
A 6.4 mile loop trail for ATV use in Indian Creek Canyon is threatened after a ruling by a federal judge. Silvia M. Riechel, of the Interior Board of Land Appeals, stated this month that the trail ...
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Twelve local students earn Sterling Scholar honors
Two local students took home top honors and an additional ten students earned runner-up status at the 37th annual Southeastern Utah Sterling Scholar program on March 22.
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Alcohol sales in Blanding on the November ballot
With four “ayes” and one abstention at the March 14 meeting of the Blanding City Council, the issue of alcohol sales in Blanding will be on the November general election ballot.
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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9 Things to Know About Grand Staircase National Monument
Grand Staircase – Escalante National Monument was created on September 18, 1996 by President Bill Clinton using the Antiquities Act. The designation was made from Grand Canyon National Park, more t...
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Economic Development / Visitor Services in upheaval after termination of director
After the termination of a longtime employee, San Juan County is back to the drawing board with economic development efforts.
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elementary teacher is Teacher of Year
Jenny Atcitty, a renowned teacher from Montezuma Creek Elementary School, is the 2017 Teacher of the Year for the San Juan School District. Atcitty was presented the honor at a March 6 banquet spon...
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New Secretary of Interior to focus on Bears Ears
Ryan Zinke was approved as the new Secretary of the Interior by the US Senate on March 1. With the appointment, one of his first orders of business is Bears Ears National Monument, the massive 1.35...
Mar 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blanding alcohol ban may be put on ballot
The Blanding City Council may put the city alcohol ban on the ballot in November. The idea was discussed at the February 28 council meeting.
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