News Roundup
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 | 748 748 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...
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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...
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Voting controversies, legal filings surround June 26 primary election
Elections issues in San Juan County were the focus of several filings in federal court in the past week, during the run-up to the June 26 primary election.
Jun 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 182 182 recommendations | email to a friend
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New filing in federal court asserts San Juan County failed to make changes
On June 12, a motion was filed asking Judge Robert Shelby to reopen the original voting rights case because of allegations that San Juan County and County Clerk John David Nielson had failed to imp...
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Willie Grayeyes files motion in federal court alleging his removal from ballot was unconstitutional
Willie Grayeyes and Terry Whitehat recently filed an action against Utah Lieutenant Governor Spencer Cox, San Juan County Clerk John David Nielsen, San Juan County Attorney Kendall Laws, San Juan C...
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Fire restrictions throughout area, but July 4th fireworks show goes ahead
What is a Fourth of July celebration without fireworks? Luckily, San Juan County residents will not have to find this out, even in this drought season.
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Monticello implements emergency water rates
The Monticello City Council meeting was the place to be on June 12.  A crowded audience waited patiently for the Council to get through the nuts and bolts of the City’s operation before the main ev...
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
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One of last Navajo Code Talkers dies
Samuel Tom Holiday, one of the last surviving World War II Navajo Code Talkers, passed away on June 11, 2018 at the Southern Utah Veterans Home in Ivins, UT. He was surrounded by family and friends.
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
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Finalists for Blanding City Justice Court vacancy
The San Juan County Nominating Commission has selected three nominees for the vacancy in the Blanding City Justice Court. The position will replace Judge William Walker who resigned in January, 2018.
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
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