News Roundup
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...
Jun 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
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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.
Jun 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
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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.
Jun 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 ...
Jun 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
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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.
May 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bishop’s widow ordained priest in Navajoland
Amidst the historic beauty of Monument Valley, Catherine B. Plummer was ordained priest in the Episcopal Church on May 11.
May 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ribbon cut for Bluff Co-op
“Co-operative” was the key word at the Bluff Fort ribbon cutting to open the Bluff Co-op/ Visitors Center on May 17. Not only was the early history of the Co-op celebrated, but Bluff Fort Director ...
May 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arrest made in Monticello
A male juvenile from Monticello has been arrested as a suspect in a number of nighttime prowling incidents in Monticello over the past several months.
May 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 859 859 recommendations | email to a friend
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