News Roundup
Three killed in Highway 191 accident on Aug. 16
Three people were killed on August 16 in a multiple-car crash on US Highway 191 between Monticello and Moab.
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Four advance to general election after primary
Four Monticello residents advanced to the general election in a race for two spots on the Monticello City Council. An August 13 primary race pared the candidates from seven to four.
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Sisters face charges for armed robbery
Two sisters are facing serious charges after a July 2 robbery at gunpoint yielded just 30 cans of beer.
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Greater Canyonlands is “100% certain” says Sierra Club
The executive director of the Sierra Club recently caused a ruckus when he visited the area and claimed to be “100 percent certain” that President Barack Obama will unilaterally designate the Great...
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Two wildfires burn out of control in SJ County
A dry-lightning storm on June 13 sparked a series of fires in San Juan County, two of which continue to burn out of control several days later.
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County may cut $348,675 in taxes, expenditures
San Juan County may be looking to cut $348,675 in expenditures in the coming years in anticipation of a cut in property tax revenues.
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Transformers in Monument Valley
Optimus Prime, the star of Paramount Pictures’ Transformers 4, was unveiled to the world from San Juan County on May 30 when shooting for the movie began in Monument Valley. Several scenes for the ...
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Drought continues, water use is higher than goal
The drought that has gripped San Juan County for the past few years retained a hold during the month of May with precipitation levels significantly below normal levels.
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Monticello will move to mailed ballots for election
Say goodbye to ‘I voted’ stickers for the Monticello municipal elections. Ballots will be distributed by mail for the 2013 municipal election after a May 28 decision by the Monticello City Council.
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Registration begins for area municipal offices
Candidates interested in pursuing elected office in Monticello and Blanding can begin filing for office during a registration period that begins on June 3 and continues through June 7.
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