News Roundup
High fire danger prompts fire restrictions in San Juan County and beyond
Current and forecasted weather conditions coupled with extremely dry conditions and heavy loading of vegetation throughout San Juan County have created hazardous fire conditions.
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Monticello City Council discusses need for transparency in City matters
Transparency seemed to be the public’s focus of the June 13 Monticello City Council when Tom Wigginton addressed the Council during Public Comments.
Jun 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
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Volunteers and archaeologists stabilize historic cabin in Recapture Wash
Volunteers, archaeologists, family members, and the State of Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) came together this past spring for a remarkable restoration project of ...
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Jackalope Trading Company newest addition to the local business scene
The Jackalope, aka The Warrior Rabbit, was first encountered by John Coulter, the first white man to set foot inside what is now known as the State of Wyoming.
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Secretary Zinke recommends reduced size of Bears Ears National Monument
The US Secretary of the Interior is recommending that the boundaries of the Bears Ears National Monument be cut back.
Jun 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 237 237 recommendations | email to a friend
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Car seat safety checks at SJ Public Health
San Juan Public Health director Kirk Benge announced this week that the San Juan Public Health office at 196 East Center Street in Blanding is once again offering car seat checks to the public.
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Sec. Zinke to make Bears Ears recommendation
Saturday, June 10 is the deadline for Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to issue a recommendation on Bears Ears National Monument.
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 306 306 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cheryl Bowers named to Blanding City Council
Cheryl Bowers was sworn in as councilwoman to the Blanding City Council on May 30. She will fill Trevor Olsen’s vacant seat after Olsen resigned in May. Bowers will fill his seat until January, 201...
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Sheriff to appear July 25
A July 25 initial appearance is scheduled in Seventh District Court in Monticello in the case of criminal charges brought against San Juan County Sheriff Eldredge, Chief Deputy Alan Freestone, and ...
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Need timely resolution to Sheriff, deputy charges
A cornerstone of our civilization is the assumption that we can trust our law enforcement officials, prosecutors, and the judicial system.
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