News Roundup
County Commission asserts “coordinating authority” with federal land agencies
The San Juan County Commissioners have exercised their “coordination authority” in an effort to align county policy with federal land management policy.
Aug 25, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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County Fair a big hit, despite injuries
Cowboy Boots and Country Roots were celebrated for ten days as the San Juan County Fair wound to a close on August 14. A list of fair winners is found on pages 2, 8 and 9 of this newspaper. In addi...
Aug 18, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilds bill may include national park expansion
While the proposed San Juan County Wilderness Bill is on hold because of the January 1, 2011 departure of Robert Bennett from the U.S. Senate, there remains a strong interest in maintaining the mom...
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Local piano students hit the city
Ten piano students and two advisors loaded up in a 12-passenger van and went to see the final round of the Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition at Abravanel Hall in Salt Lake City on July 1.
Aug 18, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kickin' Cavalry Synchronized Riding Team performs at fair
The Kickin' Cavalry Synchronized Riding Team is back in the saddle again! They will be performing during the San Juan Country PRCA Rodeo on August 6 and 7, as well as the Jr. Rodeo on Saturday, Aug...
Aug 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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New plaza opens at Four Corners Monument
The Four Corners Monument, which is visited by thousands of tourists from around the world, has reopened with a new plaza and interpretive panels.
Aug 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moab-based groups file lawsuit to stop uranium exploration near La Sal
Three Moab-based conservation groups have filed a lawsuit to halt uranium exploration and the construction of radon vent holes in Manti-La Sal National Forest near La Sal.
Aug 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scouts close Jamboree trip
Troop 928 departed the Jamboree on August 4, 2010. In order to facilitate an early departure, all troops from the Utah National Parks Council dropped their tents on Tuesday, August 3. They slept un...
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Blanding’s new wellness center to open in September
A ten-year dream of the people of Blanding is about to come to fruition. In late September, it is hoped the new $3,500,000 wellness center in Blanding will be open to the public.
Aug 04, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Juan County Clerk elected to national position
Norman Johnson, the San Juan County Clerk was elected treasurer of the National Association of County Recorders, Election Officials and Clerks at its annual conference in July in Reno, NV.
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