News Roundup
In memorium: 2010
Those who passed away in 2010 (with obituaries in the San Juan Record )
Jan 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilderness designation back on BLM’s plate
The Bureau of Land Management has the authority to administratively designate large tracts of public land as wilderness under a new “wild lands” policy announced by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar.
Dec 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seven-day storm blesses San Juan
While the seven days of constant rain in Los Angeles, southwestern Utah and hundreds of other communities dumped up to 20 inches of rain in many areas, piled snow 22 feet deep in the High Sierra Mo...
Dec 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monticello City office to change office hours
The Monticello City Office will be operating under new hours starting in 2011. The city council approved new hours of operation for the office during their recent council meeting. The office will o...
Dec 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Last of the Robbers Roost Outlaws: Moab’s Bill Tibbet
If you thought Old West adventures of cowboys, shoot-outs, and sheriffs had all been told, think again. At long last Southwestern afficianados now have a new, true cowboy story complete with alcoho...
Dec 22, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Construction set to begin on new clinic
Construction will begin soon on a new physician clinic adjacent to the San Juan Hospital after ground breaking ceremonies were held on December 8.
Dec 15, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Troopers seize $676,000 in marijuana
Law enforcement personnel seized 338 pounds of marijuana from a vehicle on December 2 south of Blanding.
Dec 15, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soldier from local Guard Sapper Company killed in action in Afghanistan
Sgt 1st Class James “Doc” Thode, a Utah National Guard soldier attached to the 118th Engineer Sapper company in Blanding, was killed in Afghanistan on December 2, 2010.
Dec 08, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inaugural tourism conference a success
The first Tourism Conference ever held by a Utah county was a rousing success, according to participants.
Dec 08, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ramah Navajo foods announces project in Gallup
Blue Mountain Meats, in Monticello, is partnering with New Mexico’s Ramah Navajo Chapter to create Ramah Navajo Foods LLC. The joint venture will establish a meat processing and wholesale distribut...
Dec 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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