News Roundup
Judge states Clerk did not follow state law when investigating candidacy claim
A federal judge has ruled that San Juan County Clerk John David Nielson did not follow state statute and improperly removed candidate Willie Grayeyes from the ballot.
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“Make it Monumental” is San Juan County’s new brand campaign
San Juan County – also known as Utah’s Canyon Country – launched a redesign campaign of its brand to highlight the area as the entry point for nature-loving adventures and great scenery.
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More than 1,000 stolen items recovered
On August 7, Blanding Police officers made an arrest in conjunction with the theft of more than 1,000 items. Michael Ainsworth Yoakam, age 66 of Blanding, faces a host of charges related to the theft.
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Federal judge places Grayeyes on ballot for Commissioner race
Willie Grayeyes will be on the November 6 general election ballot in the race for San Juan County Commissioner representing District Two. The decision was made by Federal District Judge David Nuffe...
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Golden Eagle survives wild run-in with semi, RV
A golden eagle is expected to recover after having a tough day in San Juan County on August 2.
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Secondary water use plummets in Monticello
The use of secondary water in Monticello dropped dramatically in July, the result of a combination of severe drought conditions, an increase in water rates, and a strong monsoon season.
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New Air Ambulance base announced in Blanding
Guardian Flight is planning a new Eagle Air Med King Air C90 air medical transport base at the Blanding Municipal Airport. The base will bring eight new full time jobs to the area, including jobs f...
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Treacherous curves east of La Sal claim the life of construction worker
At approximately 10 a.m. on August 2, a highway construction worker employed by LeGrand Johnson was involved in a one-vehicle accident on Highway 46 east of La Sal. 
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Large group attends gathering at Bears Ears
A group estimated at more than 300 people gathered at the Bears Ears Meadow on June 20 to 22 for the fourth annual Bears Ears Summer Gathering.
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Commissioners consider public health service district
The San Juan County Commission considered the pros and cons of creating a special service district for the county public health department at their July 25 meeting.
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