News Roundup
Bishop and Reyes in the running to replace Zinke
In an early morning Tweet on Dec. 15, the Commander in Chief announced, “Secretary of the Interior @RyanZinke will be leaving the Administration at the end of the year after having served for a per...
Dec 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 381 381 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monticello High School hosts suicide prevention discussion on Dec. 13
For the first time this year, Monticello High School Counselor Jeff Hunt led an after-school group centered around suicide prevention. The discussion was on Dec. 13 in the Monticello High School Li...
Dec 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 445 445 recommendations | email to a friend
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A surprise after decades of community service
Ellen Kirby went to the Monticello High School Christmas concert with absolutely no idea that she would be named Monticello Citizen of the Year.
Dec 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 571 571 recommendations | email to a friend
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FBI apprehends San Juan County man for April murder near Bluff
A San Juan County man was arrested by the FBI at a residence in Bluff at 6:30 a.m. on Dec. 12 for the alleged murder of 31-year-old Antonio Montowine.
Dec 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 570 570 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blanding offers a bountiful array of gifts for everyone on your list
With Christmas day less than a week away, buying local gifts is more beneficial than ever. We have run out of time to wait for shipping, shipping mistakes, or gifts arriving a little more lackluste...
Dec 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 582 582 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fake video of arch destruction leaves many scratching their heads
I have to admit that I watched the video several times this past week, marveling at how authentic it seemingly looked – but in that computer-generated kind of way.
Dec 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 337 337 recommendations | email to a friend
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County creates 2019 preliminary budget
The San Juan County preliminary budget was discussed at a public hearing on Dec. 5 at the county building in Monticello. It was revealed that the net general fund for 2018 is currently in the red $...
Dec 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 403 403 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another 60 years at Patio Drive-in
In the early 1950s, A&W opened two franchises. One in Blanding, the other in Monticello. While Monticello’s franchise went bust due to lack of business, Blanding’s was booming, so much so that the ...
Dec 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 382 382 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bluff hosts public hearing on Lyman Family Farms’ request to disconnect from town
Only a few months have passed since Bluff’s first town council was sworn into office and already the boundaries of the newly incorporated town may be redrawn.
Dec 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 670 670 recommendations | email to a friend
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UHSAA announces first consideration of reclassification of regions
The Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) announced their first official consideration of reclassification of high school regions in Utah.
Dec 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 650 650 recommendations | email to a friend
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