News Roundup
Wilds bill may include national park expansion
While the proposed San Juan County Wilderness Bill is on hold because of the January 1, 2011 departure of Robert Bennett from the U.S. Senate, there remains a strong interest in maintaining the mom...
Aug 18, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
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New plaza opens at Four Corners Monument
The Four Corners Monument, which is visited by thousands of tourists from around the world, has reopened with a new plaza and interpretive panels.
Aug 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Juan County Clerk elected to national position
Norman Johnson, the San Juan County Clerk was elected treasurer of the National Association of County Recorders, Election Officials and Clerks at its annual conference in July in Reno, NV.
Aug 04, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thunderstorm nearly washes out Montezuma Canyon road
A localized thunderstorm in the Dodge Point area of San Juan County sent walls of water into Montezuma Canyon about 5:30 p.m. on July 24. It created a thunderous waterfall less than 50 feet from Ph...
Jul 28, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anticipation high for Pioneer Day activities in Monticello
Download a schedule of events here Crowds of people are expected to fill Monticello this week for the annual Pioneer Day celebration. In addition to a host of family and class reunions, the City of...
Jul 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
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Antiquities cases work way through court system
Cases related to the federal antiquities raids in Blanding in June, 2009 are making their way through the court system, and the trend is toward no jail time for those accused of selling artifacts t...
Jul 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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New manager for City of Monticello
Kelly Pehrson is excited about his new position as Monticello City Manager. The native son leaves a successful banking career in Arizona to tackle a challenge in Monticello.
Jul 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
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Health District to open Spanish Valley clinic
The San Juan Health Service District plans to open a clinic in Spanish Valley in northern San Juan County. Health District CEO Phil Lowe outlined the plan at the June 21 meeting of the San Juan Cou...
Jun 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local pianists complete AIM tests
On May 7, 14 piano students from San Juan County participated in the Utah Music Teacher’s annual AIM evaluations. “AIM” stands for “Achievement In Music.”
Jun 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man killed in Pandora Mine accident
A 28-year-old man from Moab was involved in a fatal mine accident at the Pandora Mine in La Sal.
Jun 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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