News Roundup
Drought continues, water use is higher than goal
The drought that has gripped San Juan County for the past few years retained a hold during the month of May with precipitation levels significantly below normal levels.
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Monticello will move to mailed ballots for election
Say goodbye to ‘I voted’ stickers for the Monticello municipal elections. Ballots will be distributed by mail for the 2013 municipal election after a May 28 decision by the Monticello City Council.
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Monticello Elementary demolition
Construction crews recently knocked down four classrooms at Monticello Elementary School (the 5th and 6th grade rooms). A new school is set to open in August, 2014. For more photos coming soon. Cou...
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Commissioners consider option to open Recapture
More than six years after the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) closed trails in the Recapture Canyon area east of Blanding, the trails are closer to being reopened.
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Cross-country drive to help Wounded Warrior Project
Part-time San Juan County resident David Bieber passed through the county on June 3 on a cross-country drive on his restored World War II Harley Davidson DWA 45 Solo motorcycle. The trip is designe...
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Veterans Memorial kiosk dedicated in Blanding
The Blanding Veterans Memorial was dedicated on Memorial Day, May 27. The kiosk provides a simple and fitting memorial to those who have served.
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Value of county properties set to drop $125 million
The taxable value of properties in San Juan County are expected to plummet by more than $125 million when the annual assessed valuation is released this week by San Juan County Assessor Howard Rand...
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Registration begins for area municipal offices
Candidates interested in pursuing elected office in Monticello and Blanding can begin filing for office during a registration period that begins on June 3 and continues through June 7.
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Bishop’s widow ordained priest in Navajoland
Amidst the historic beauty of Monument Valley, Catherine B. Plummer was ordained priest in the Episcopal Church on May 11.
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Ribbon cut for Bluff Co-op
“Co-operative” was the key word at the Bluff Fort ribbon cutting to open the Bluff Co-op/ Visitors Center on May 17. Not only was the early history of the Co-op celebrated, but Bluff Fort Director ...
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