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A home in Westwater community with its lights on thanks to new power poles connecting the community to the electric grid. The 30-year effort to electrify Westwater was finished this month and celebrated by parties who helped make it happen at a dinner on September 16.  Photo courtesy of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
by David Boyle News Director Members of the Westwater community and officials from half-a-dozen organizations celebrated the arrival of electricity to their community at a dinner at Utah State University’s Blanding campus on September 16. Westwater residents have done without continuous electricity...
by David Boyle News Director Members of the Blanding City Council approved appointments to the new airport advisory committee and heard reports from city staff including an update on the wellness center at their latest meeting. At their August 23 meeting members of the Blanding City Council...
by David Boyle News Director The Blanding City Council approved a memorandum of understanding to bring water to the Westwater community and discussed wellness center updates at their July 26 meeting. The council entered into a memorandum of understanding with five different entities, entering into...
Blanding city council recognized the citizen of the year, updated their contract with Waste Management and adopted the Water Master Plan at their July 12 meeting. Janet Wilcox has been named Citizen of the Year. Wilcox, a teacher at San Juan High School was celebrated for her service to the...
By Katie Boyle Staff writer At their latest meeting on June 28, the Blanding City Council voted to prohibit aerial fireworks in city limits, and approved the formation of the Airport Advisory Committee. The council prohibited aerial fireworks in city limits due to severe drought and windy...
With a celebration starting June 30 and lasting until July 9, the City of Blanding Independence Day celebration is sure to be one to remember. “United We Stand” is the theme of this year's celebration, with events starting Thursday and lasting over a week. Due to a number of complications with...
At their latest meeting, the Blanding City Council adopted its budget for the upcoming fiscal year, gave input on the formation of the airport advisory committee, and received an update on the project to bring water to Westwater. At their June 14 meeting, Blanding City Council approved the adoption...
Christopher Ewald takes the oath of office from City Manager David Johnson to serve on the Blanding City Council. Ewald is one of four city residents who signaled an interest in serving. Photo courtesy Blanding City
Blanding City Council swore in a new member, discussed the annual budget, and received reports on gas and sanitation rates at their latest meeting.  Christopher Ewald was sworn in as the new Blanding City Councilor at the latest city council meeting on May 24.  The seat was made open following KD...
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San Juan High Class of 2022 Graduation is scheduled for Thursday, May 26 at 5:00 pm
Members of the Blanding City Council approved a tree trimming policy, approved their contract to repair hail damage and received the Healthy Utah Award at their latest meeting. At their May 10 meeting, Blanding City Council unanimously approved a formal policy regarding tree trimming near city...

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