News Roundup
Commissioners question number of ancient sites
San Juan County Commissioners question statements from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that there are 30,000 archaeological sites on BLM land in the county.
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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County recovers large portion of loss due to cybercrime
San Juan County has recovered $43,597.73 from a bank in New Jersey and hopes to recover at least $3,000 more. The funds were deposited into county bank accounts last week as the investigation conti...
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meet Dr. Michael Nielson
Since August 1, San Juan Health Services has benefited from the services of the newly arrived Dr. Michael Nielson. Dr. Nielson, fresh from a Family Practice Residency at Rapid City Regional Hospita...
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Prairie dogs cause $100K in damage to sewer pond
Even though the Blanding City sewer lagoons may be a paradise for local prairie dogs, the pesky critters have caused an estimated $100,000 in damage to the waste management system.
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Juan County confirms that cash balances follow a downward trend, dropping $2 million in two years
A downward trend in the San Juan County cash balance was confirmed by a report at the August 23 meeting of the San Juan County Commission.
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Meet Korey Dunn, the new Monticello Police Officer
Say hello, again, to Monticello’s newest City Policeman, Korey Dunn.  Yes, hello again, to Dunn and to his family, wife Analisa and eight year old daughter, Elaina. 
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School test scores rising
Final SAGE testing results for 2016 have been released by the State of Utah Board of Education. The testing shows impressive gains in the San Juan School District.
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Junior Livestock auction brings nearly $200,000
Buyers at the August 13 Junior Livestock Auction spent nearly $200,000 to purchase livestock raised by local youth. In total, 118 animals were sold at the annual auction, which provides the culmina...
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Cyber thieves scam $48,620 from County
In a June, 2016 cybercrime, more than $48,000 was wired from San Juan County to a man posing as a county consultant. The scam is known as a “Spear Phishing” attack. It is a targeted e-mail scam whi...
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local health care organizations work together on survey to assess health needs and concerns
Eight hundred residents from throughout San Juan County are being asked to participate in a critically important survey that will help determine the healthcare needs and concerns in their communities.
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