News Roundup
Forest Service is revisiting wilderness
For several decades, the wilderness debate in San Juan County has focused on land managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). In contrast, many assumed that wilderness on Forest Service lands i...
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Sky Ranch airstrip project grows in Spanish Valley
A 40-year-old air strip in Spanish Valley, in northern San Juan County, is the focus of controversy after it was recently repaved as part of a project to develop the area.
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Blanding City Council hears that crime statistics are moving up
Crime appears to be up in Blanding, and the Blanding Police Department is struggling to meet the demand. Details were discussed at the Blanding City Council meeting on March 13.
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Community chapters for Chamber of Commerce
The San Juan Chamber of Commerce is pursuing a structure of having community chapters for the county-wide Chamber of Commerce. Chapters are underway in Monticello and Blanding, and the hope is to d...
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BLM to host meetings for new monument plans
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will host four public scoping meetings as part of the ongoing land use planning for Bears Ears National Monument and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
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Monticello City, entrepreneur may trigger gold rush
A local entrepreneur is interested in drawing visitors to Monticello for a literal gold-rush. Details were discussed at the March 6 meeting of the Monticello City Council.
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Court denies stay for election appeal
With a deadline approaching before the filing period closes on March 15, races are beginning to develop for elected office.
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Romney visits San Juan
Mitt Romney visited San Juan County for much of the day on March 2 as the Republican gears up to run for the Senate seat currently held by Orrin Hatch.
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Join Spring Break Challenge
Spring break is arriving in San Juan County and local entities are anxious to help residents and visitors enjoy fun, educational, and challenging events.
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Health care facility open
The new San Juan County health care facility in Blanding celebrated a grand opening at a health fair on March 3. The new facility houses San Juan Counseling, San Juan Public Health, and the Blandin...
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