News Roundup
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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State DWR requests delay of sage grouse designation
A federal government plan to designate Gunnison sage grouse as an endangered species was the main issue again on March 25 at the San Juan County Commission meeting.
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Dry run for input about Blanding alcohol policy
Blanding voters may have a chance to determine if the city will allow for the sale of alcoholic beverages. The concept was discussed at the March 12 meeting of the Blanding City Council.
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Home entries in Monticello
Monticello police are asking local residents to be vigilant after a rash of home entries. Police chief Kent Adair reports that about six homes may have been entered in the past two months.
Mar 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monticello names new city manager
Greg Westfall is the new Monticello City Manger. Westfall, who has worked for the city for the past three years, assumes the city manger position on April 1. He replaces Kelly Pehrson, who has been...
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County hires Monticello City Manager as new chief county adminstrator
San Juan County has a new administrator to take the place of Rick Bailey. Kelly Pehrson, who is the current City Manager in Monticello, has been hired and will begin work on April 1.
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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