News Roundup
Bomb scare grounds bus in Monument Valley
One week after a bombing at the Boston Marathon made Americans aware of the threat of domestic terrorism, a bomb scare disrupted the day for a bus full of tourists near Monument Valley.
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Division of Indian Affairs director to speak at commencement
Building bridges through education and cooperation has been a lifelong passion for Shirlee Silversmith, tapped to deliver the commencement address for the Utah State University Eastern Blanding Cam...
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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ALCO donates generously to school district
ALCO in Blanding recently donated more than 3,000 items to the San Juan School District, including hardware items, filters, paint, and more. The donation, which totaled $22,000, was put to good use...
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Blanding officials say water situation is “grim” and urge conservation
“The water situation is very grim. It is very real, and we need to make sure that our citizens understand that,” said Councilman Kelly Laws at the April 9 meeting of the Blanding City Council.
Apr 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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More than 70 entries to story contest
Ride the San Juan, a poem by Janet Wilcox, is the grand prize winner in the San Juan County Public Lands Story Contest.
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Students submit petition opposing Greater Canyonlands proposal
Students from Monticello High School delivered a petition to Washington DC in the past week in opposition to the proposed Greater Canyonlands National Monument.
Apr 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Water concerns are high as winter turns to spring
After another dry winter and as the spring runoff sputters to a start, Recapture Reservoir is functionally empty. Currently holding just 27 percent of its capacity, the water level at the reservoir...
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Aneth school celebrate reading
Aneth Community School students celebrated March is Reading Month in great style on March 29. The students were put to the challenge four weeks ago to read all month and march the Hungry Caterpilla...
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Blanding Council leaves alcohol issue to voters
Voters, and voters only, will determine if there is to be a change in the alcohol sales policy in Blanding. The Blanding City Council on March 26 declined to make a change in the policy through a c...
Apr 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two Commission letters on sage grouse
Numerous questions to the San Juan County omission were posed by Shawn Welch on April 1. Welch is the attorney hired by the county to look into the legal aspects of the Gunnison sage grouse habitat...
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