News Roundup
Landfill rates may increase
San Juan County residents have an opportunity to voice their opinion regarding a proposed fee increase at the San Juan County Landfill and all county transfer stations and drop box locations.
Jul 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oversized vehicle cuts telephone, internet, and credit card lines in county
by Rhett Sifford, Staff writer Frontier telephone and internet customers in La Sal, Monticello, Blanding, and Bluff lost service for more than 24 hours on July 17 and 18.
Jul 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 618 618 recommendations | email to a friend
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Criminal charges against Rose Chilcoat dropped
Criminal charges have been dropped against an environmental activist from Durango, CO after a hearing in a Utah Court of Appeals. A trial in Seventh District Court in Price will proceed for similar...
Jul 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 633 633 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hazleton is new Justice Court Judge in Blanding
by Rhett Sifford, Staff writer The San Juan County Nominating Commission has announced the appointment of the Honorable Lyon W. Hazleton II to fill the Blanding Justice Court vacancy. The position ...
Jul 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge blocks reopening of election lawsuit
At a court hearing on July 2, Federal Judge Robert Shelby summarily rejected a motion to reopen the contentious voting district lawsuit, with a lecture to attorneys to work together to solve proble...
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students earn high honors at national FBLA event
Ashley Berrett of San Juan High School received national recognition at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Awards of Excellence Program in Baltimore, MD July 1. 
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 157 157 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blanding City Council adopts new tax rate
The June 26 meeting of the Blanding City Council was very brief. The council unanimously adopted a property tax resolution that will slightly lower property tax. This resolution adopted the General...
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Parade of Stars in Blanding’s July 4th celebration
Every year, the City of Blanding hosts San Juan County’s Independence Day celebration. A parade, food, games, sports competitions, and fireworks make this event one of the most memorable of the sum...
Jul 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 709 709 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kay and Ila Johnson are the July 4th Grand Marshals
Blanding is small. There are not very many of us here. But, somehow there are still a few people we do not know. Many of you already know Ila and Kay Johnson. For those of you who don’t, I am thril...
Jul 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blanding City hires a full time Economic Development Specialist
by Kara Laws Contributing writer Blanding City has officially hired Pratt Redd as the first ever Economic Development Specialist.   For the last year, talk of economy development has come up in Bla...
Jul 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
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