News Roundup
Blanding City Council calls for county civility
The Blanding City Council called for civility and cooperation among San Juan County residents in an August 27 meeting.
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Fugitives are still at large after overpowering guards
San Juan County was apparently the setting in the past week when two prisoners escaped from custody while being transported from Henrietta, NY to Tucson, AZ.
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Commission opposes oil, gas lease sale
The San Juan County Commission voted to oppose an upcoming oil and gas lease sale on land maintained by the Bureau of Land Management near Hovenweep National Monument. The vote came at the Septembe...
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Separate town hall meetings address simmering controversies in San Juan
Tension continues to rise over the political situation in San Juan County, and it spilled over at two town hall meetings in the past week.
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Gone Thriftin’ opens new location in Blanding
Gone Thriftin’ thrift shop has officially opened their new location! They now reside at 807 South Main Street in Blanding.
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San Juan County hires new administrator
Mack McDonald has been hired as the new San Juan County Administrator. The hiring was approved at the August 20 meeting of the San Juan County Commission.
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November special election will ask San Juan County governance question
A special election in November will ask voters in San Juan County if a committee should be formed to consider a change in county government.
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Blanding Council talks rate changes, impact fees
The Blanding City Council focused on changes to water and sewer impact fees and the electric rate in their meeting on August 13.
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Monticello City Council considers new hire and economic development
The Monticello City Council discussed a need to hire a new recreation director at length during their meeting August 13 at the Hideout Community Center. Jeremy Avondet, who the city hired two years...
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Special Forces training center dedicated to memory of Aaron Butler
A massive new headquarters for Special Forces Operations at Camp Williams was dedicated on August 9 in the name of a local special forces soldier who was killed in Afghanistan.
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