News Roundup
Election season will include several changes
The election season is set to begin in San Juan County, with a number of unanswered questions and new features that could cause confusion for local residents.
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Broadband project may bring hi-tech connections to isolated areas throughout San Juan County
The Six County Coalition has turned their focus on San Juan and Daggett counties for a fiber-based broadband project. These two counties have been identified for broadband capability needs, specifi...
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Top students compete for Sterling Scholar title
Grand County High School will host the annual Southeastern Utah Sterling Scholar competition on March 10. The event is sponsored by Deseret News, Zions Bank Corp. and Emery Telcom.
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Fifth grade teacher in Blanding is teacher of year
Liz Adams, a fifth grade teacher at Blanding Elementary School, is the 2016 Teacher of the Year for the San Juan School District.
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Voting districts not set in stone, but set for this year
The upcoming election season will be interesting in the light of two recent rulings by a federal judge. Federal Judge Robert Shelby has ruled that voting districts must be redrawn for the San Juan ...
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Federal Judge rules Commission districts are unconstitutional, must be redrawn
A federal judge has ruled that the San Juan County Commission Districts are unconstitutional under the Equal Protection Clause and must be redrawn.
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County Commissioners discuss mail-only ballots
Commissioner Rebecca Benally reported at the Febuary 16 meeting of the San Juan County Commission that most of the Navajo Chapters in the county favor polling places and voter booths on election da...
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Monticello names UHP trooper Chief of Police
Clayton Black has been hired as the new Monticello Chief of Police. Black is a Monticello resident who has served for the past three years as a patrolman for the Utah Highway Patrol (UHP) in additi...
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Wind firm seeks to smooth property tax payments
The company that has developed a 27-turbine wind farm north of Monticello is seeking the cooperation of taxing entities to “smooth out” their tax payments over the 20-year life of the project.
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Two vehicles stolen
Two vehicles were stolen in separate incidents in Monticello on the night of February 10. One truck was taken from the Utah Department of Transportation Road Shed and was later abandoned near San J...
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