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Monticello Council gives county control of elections
The Monticello City Council voted to enter an inter-local cooperation agreement with San Juan County during their meeting July 9 that will allow the county to conduct vote-by-mail elections for the...
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Kristian Olsen appointed top administrator at USU Blanding campus
Kristian J. Olsen has been named associate vice president by Utah State University (USU) to lead its Blanding campus. Olsen comes to Blanding from USU Eastern in Price, where he served as the direc...
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Second printing for 101 Visitor Guide
For the first time ever, a generous grant from San Juan County Visitor Services will enable a second printing of 101 Ways to Experience San Juan County.
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County Commission holds first-ever meeting outside the County Seat
San Juan County held a regular Commission meeting outside of Monticello for the first time on Tuesday, June 2 at the Monument Valley Welcome Center.
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Fifth of July is a big hit
More than 100 families participated in the inaugural Fifth of July: Fun in the Sun celebration in Blanding. This new event was added to the already exciting Fourth of July festivities this year and...
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Epic Blanding celebration: History of Freedom
Blanding knows how to throw a Fourth of July celebration, and the 2019 version, with the theme “History of Freedom,” should be a wonderful event.
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Combat veterans are 2019 Blanding Fourth of July parade grand marshals
No one understands what it means to be a combat veteran except another combat veteran. No one understands the bond that is formed among individuals who have risked their very lives to battle a comm...
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Local voted to Empire Electric Board
Robert Barry was elected to represent District Two on the Empire Electric Board of Directors at the annual meeting of the electric cooperative on June 20. It is the first time a local resident has ...
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Canyonlands plane crash kills pilot and passenger
Two men were killed on June 30 in an airplane crash near the Canyonlands Overlook north of Monticello.
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Hwy 191 crash kills one, injures three
One person was killed and another critically injured on July 1 when a pickup truck ran into the back of a semi truck in a construction zone north of Monticello.
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