News Roundup
Seven years of Recapture Canyon frustration
In 2007, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced an emergency closure of motorized access to a five-mile ATV trail located in Recapture Canyon, east of Blanding.
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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ATV protest ride in Recapture Canyon is May 10 at 9 a.m.
The May 10 All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) ride into restricted Recapture Canyon is still moving forward, threatening a collision between local residents and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
May 07, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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County loses Salt Creek Canyon Road battle
A federal appeals court has rejected an attempt by San Juan County to claim access to the road in Salt Creek Canyon in Canyonlands National Park.
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Forecasting a wet spring, early summer
The National Weather Service has released a 90-day weather forecast for temperatures and precipitation in the area.
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May 10 ride may be much bigger than anticipated
What was initially conceived as a ride involving a handful of Blanding residents in Recapture Canyon could grow into a massive statement against the federal government.
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Work continues to progress on new school
Workers continue make progress on the construction of a new Monticello Elementary School. The existing school will be torn down as soon as the school year closes in May. The $10.5 million project w...
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 623 623 recommendations | email to a friend
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Good water, low output for well in Monticello
The new deep well drilled by the City of Monticello will generate culinary-quality water, but the volume of water is less than hoped for. The Monticello City Council discussed well issues at their ...
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blanding City to address water, budgetary concerns
Ongoing concerns about sediment in the Blanding City water system were discussed at the February 11 Blanding City Council meeting.
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New CEO at Utah Navajo Health Systems
Donna Singer has stepped down as the CEO of Utah Navajo Health Systems. Her resignation will become effective on January 31, 2014.
Jan 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lawsuit by Navajo Nation alleges Indian voters are disenfranchised in San Juan County
A lawsuit filed in the United States District Court alleges that San Juan County has disenfranchised Indian voters through its apportionment of county commission and school board election districts.
Jan 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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