November 2008
Commissioners approve property tax exempt status for Blue Mountain Hospital
At the November 17 meeting of the San Juan County Commission, commissioners approved tax-exempt status for the Blue Mountain Hospital in Blanding. The facility, which is looking to open in 2009, fa...
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Landowners at odds with proposed airport expansion in Monticello
Landowners at the Elk Meadows subdivision north of Monticello are concerned that the proposed new location of the Monticello airport will have a negative impact on their neighborhood.
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Blanding Elementary fifth-graders make annual Long Walk
About 85 fifth-grade students from Blanding Elementary School learned about the infamous 1863 Long Walk of the Navajos step by step along a dusty trail, eating “hard-tack” biscuits and enduring the...
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CEU-SJC instructor Steve Black receives doctorate degree
After almost four years, 17 doctorate-level classes, and a successful dissertation, CEU-SJC business instructor Steve Black has earned the distinction of becoming Dr. Steve Black.
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A billion is a bunch
Recently, I heard a wise man say that the average human being simply cannot get his brain around the concept of how many is a billion.
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Monticello Elementary October Students of the Month
October’s top students at Monticello Elementary School are: (l to r) Journey Baird, Crystal Alba, Carlyn Goodwine, Dylan Bird, Ivy Fellmeth, Tuff Adair. Top: Stettson Deeter, Drew Baird, Sydney Red...
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Grand opening for Sandstone Tire
The newest business in San Juan County had a grand opening on November 14. Sandstone Tire, located at 145 East Center Street in Monticello, features a full range of tires, oil changes and wind shie...
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Questions for answers
The missus and I were coming back from Cortez the other day where we had gotten into an argument and we hadn’t solved the problem by coming to the realization that I am an idiot and was wrong the e...
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Lowell Keith Halls
Funeral services for Lowell Keith Halls, 90, of Nacogdoches, Texas, were held on November 13, 2008. Lowell passed away November 9, 2008 in Nacogdoches, TX. Burial was at Sunset Memorial Park.
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Mildred “Midge” Posey
Funeral services for Mildred “Midge” Posey, a longtime Cortez resident, were Saturday, November 15 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Empire Street Chapel. Interment followed at th...
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