News Roundup
More warm, dry weather triggers drought concerns
San Juan County had record warm temperatures in the month of April as a warm and dry water year moved from winter into spring.
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Vehicle search produces six kilos of cocaine
Six kilos of cocaine were discovered in a vehicle passing through San Juan County on Thursday, May 3 when Utah Highway Patrol Troopers stopped a 2000 Mercedes SUV for a traffic violation.
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Fire destroys La Sal mobile home
A fire on April 30 completely destroyed a vacant mobile home in La Sal. The fire started near the meter box at the mobile home.
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Three men killed in plane crash near Dark Canyon
Three men were killed on April 25 in the crash of a small airplane near an isolated airfield in western San Juan County.
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Monticello officials plead for water conservation
“We are not in a water crisis now, but we have to prepare for next year,” said Monticello City Manager Kelly Pehrson regarding the current water situation.
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Nature and Travel Photographer Jon Fuller featured at Dead Horse Point State Park, UT
The Bighorn Gallery at Dead Horse Point State Park will be exhibiting images by Moab photographer Jon Fuller. ‘Seasons on the Colorado Plateau’ is a collection of photographs on display May 1st thr...
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Commission to tackle property values
“It’s the death of Main Street in Blanding and Monticello is what it is,” said Commissioner Phil Lyman regarding continually increasing property values and tax costs to citizens and businesses at t...
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School District negotiating employment contracts
The compensation package for San Juan School District personnel was put on hold during the April 17 meeting of the school board. The offer presented by the district had not yet been agreed to by th...
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Health Care District discusses property taxes
The property tax received by the San Juan Health Service District has been in question lately and was discussed by the district board at their April 19 meeting.
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Lost rescue dog
A rescue dog being transported via Operation Roger slipped her collar and ran away near Monticello on April 21. Gaia is reported to be sweet, friendly, a bit shy, and non-aggressive.
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