Blanding

The City Councils in Monticello and Blanding have approved secondary water rates following a dry winter. At the April 12 meetings, the councils placed their towns in level three of four levels. Blanding and Monticello each run a four-tier system allowing the cities to charge different rates for...
Members of the Blanding City Council received an explanation of a notice to water customers at their latest meeting. During their April 12 meeting, Blanding City Council received an explanation as to why residents received a notice regarding a violation of drinking water standards. City Engineer...
Blanding City Council met twice last week to purchase an acre of land and approve a contract for the Westwater water project. Earlier this year Blanding city was awarded a principal forgiveness loan of $380,984 from the Utah Division of Drinking Water for the purpose of designing and engineering a...
Bridge Evaluation Underway for Main Route to Lake Powell from Eastern Utah. The Cottonwood Wash Bridge is closed until further notice on Highway 95, about nine miles west of Blanding. Structural engineers from the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) will inspect the bridge today to determine...
More than a dozen Blanding residents have sent letters in the past few months asking that the infield dirt be replaced at the city ball fields in Centennial Park. The dirt has reportedly never been replaced, which is suggested every so often in part for safety reasons. When Recreation Director...
Monticello High School
Fall Break has been extended in the San Juan School District. There will be no school for students district wide on Monday, it will be a teacher/staff work day. Additionally there has been an outbreak of COVID-19 in the Monticello schools involving at least three students and half a dozen staff...
Noah Begay, a 12-year-old Blanding resident, is one of 54 student finalists in the nationwide Google Doodle contest. Noah, a seventh grade student at Albert R Lyman Middle School, represents the state of Utah in the contest. The 54 national finalists will be narrowed down to five finalists through...
Chart provided by San Juan County Attorney's office showing the alarming rise in sexual violence cases in the county
The San Juan County Attorney’s office reports an increasing trend of reported sexual violence and the vast majority of victims and perpetrators of sexual crimes in the county are underage children, mostly teenagers. From 2000 to 2010, the county averaged 4.1 reported cases of sexual violence per...
A lot has happened in the nine months since the 2019 San Juan High School football season came to a premature close at the hands of Region 12 opponent Richfield on October 25, 2019. It could even be said the bitter taste of the 41-20 loss to the Wildcats in the first round of the 3A state...
Gone Thriftin’ thrift shop has officially opened their new location! They now reside at 807 South Main Street in Blanding.  Gone Thriftin’ hosted their grand opening on Monday, August 26, where they were also honored with a Certificate of Recognition from Blanding City.  In April, Gone Thriftin’...

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