News Roundup
Crews building nearly 11 miles of bike trail in and around Monticello
Approximately 25 workers from the Forest Service offices in Monticello and Moab gathered on June 6 near the Fourth Hole at the Hideout Golf Course in Monticello.  The young volunteers were under th...
Jun 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 498 498 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Adventure and blessing on the other side of the world 
Russell Schafer hates getting dirty, but he loves fixing cars. He’s spent most of his life doing both at Schafer Auto Clinic on the northern edge of Monticello.
Jun 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 494 494 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Candidates for San Juan County Sheriff
Running for San Juan County Sheriff are Cal Dean Black and Jason Torgerson.
Jun 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 511 511 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Memorial Day NASCAR race honors Aaron Butler
The memory of Staff Sgt Aaron Butler was honored at the Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR race, held on Memorial Day weekend at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina.
Jun 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 752 752 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Judge orders SUWA to pay county attorney fees
The Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (SUWA) has been ordered to pay the court costs for filing a lawsuit against the San Juan County Commission.
Jun 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 777 777 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Information sought on April 14 murder near Bluff
Information is sought on the murder of Antonio Montowine on April 14 south of Bluff. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the ar...
Jun 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 745 745 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
New surgeon realizes dream to return home
Dr. Mario La Giglia’s 22-year desire to return to San Juan County is officially reality, as he becomes the newest surgeon in the area. He will serve as a surgeon at San Juan Hospital in Monticello ...
Jun 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 742 742 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Governor replaces retiring Judge Anderson
Changes have been made to the Seventh District Court after the retirement of Judge Lyle R. Anderson. Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed Don M. Torgerson to take Anderson’s place.
Jun 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
What is gerrymandering?
At the crux of the debate surrounding the San Juan County redistricting is the loaded term gerrymandering.
May 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 579 579 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
One person’s “fair” is another person’s “unjust”
In San Juan County, one person’s fairness is another person’s injustice. Perhaps nothing has underscored the debate on political fairness more than residents’ reactions to the redistricted voting b...
May 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 544 544 recommendations | email to a friend
full story