News Roundup
New surgeon realizes dream to return home
Dr. Mario La Giglia’s 22-year desire to return to San Juan County is officially reality, as he becomes the newest surgeon in the area. He will serve as a surgeon at San Juan Hospital in Monticello ...
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Governor replaces retiring Judge Anderson
Changes have been made to the Seventh District Court after the retirement of Judge Lyle R. Anderson. Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed Don M. Torgerson to take Anderson’s place.
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What is gerrymandering?
At the crux of the debate surrounding the San Juan County redistricting is the loaded term gerrymandering.
May 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 503 503 recommendations | email to a friend
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One person’s “fair” is another person’s “unjust”
In San Juan County, one person’s fairness is another person’s injustice. Perhaps nothing has underscored the debate on political fairness more than residents’ reactions to the redistricted voting b...
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Five school board seats up in election
Twelve candidates have filed their intent to run for school board in a special circumstance election that opens up five board member seats, compared to the usual two to three.
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Remarkable and unexpected diversity in San Juan County
A variety of characters were among the 50 or so passengers on the plane to Grand Junction. There were young solo adventurers and bubbly older couples whom I helped with luggage. But when I finally ...
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Trust in news is dropping
Aside from covering our everyday news beat for the Record, as student journalists, we also came to San Juan County to ask residents about their honest opinions of the news media: “I’m going to be n...
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Is San Juan County being loved to death?
There are many disagreements in San Juan County — political and social, cultural and ethnic, industrial and environmental. The fight over the boundary of Bears Ears National Monument is emblematic ...
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Journalism students create 16-page section
A dedicated group of undergraduate students from the University of Southern California (USC) spent two weeks immersed in the local stories of San Juan County as “interns” for the San Juan Record. T...
May 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blanding City Council supports Buy Local First plan
On May 22, the Blanding City Council agreed to support the Buy Local First campaign, suggested by the San Juan Chamber of Commerce, by putting $1,000 into the program.
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