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Two wanted fugitives were captured by U.S. Marshals on September 11 after nearly two weeks on the lam. Blane and Susan Barksdale were arrested without incident at an isolated home near Tonto Basin, AZ. The husband and wife had overpowered two guards in a prisoner transport van near Blanding on...
The San Juan High School volleyball team spent last weekend, September 6-7 at Skyline High School in Millcreek, where the 2019 Tournament of Champions was in full swing. It’s a big event for the Lady Broncos, who were one of only three teams below the 4A ranks to participate. They did a lot more...
The Blanding City Council called for civility and cooperation among San Juan County residents in an August 27 meeting.  The council discussed a letter and press release condemning the comments former San Juan County Commissioner Mark Maryboy made in a Mexican Water town hall meeting held August 22...
San Juan County was apparently the setting in the past week when two prisoners escaped from custody while being transported from Henrietta, NY to Tucson, AZ. The two overpowered a two-person transport team on August 26, soon after leaving from the San Juan County jail in Monticello.   Initial...
The San Juan Broncos raced to a 35-0 halftime lead and never looked back on the way to a 42-13 win over the Bayfield Wolverines on August 30 in Bayfield, CO.  Running back Kian Conway carried the burden for the Broncos, carrying the ball 16 times for 144 yards and four rushing touchdowns....
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’...
The San Juan Bronco football team grabbed a big 35-33 win over the defending 3A champions from Summit Academy on August 23 in Blanding. The statement win in the first home game of the season comes one week after a heartbreaking triple overtime loss to the Delta Rabbits on August 16. It was a...
The San Juan High School volleyball team finished the 2018 season with an impressive 29 wins and six losses, but they fell just three sets shy of a state championship. The 2019 edition of the team has their sights set on getting back to that championship game, but changing the outcome this time...
The Blanding City Council focused on changes to water and sewer impact fees and the electric rate in their meeting on August 13. The council scheduled a public hearing for Tuesday, October 10 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss the proposed changes to the water and sewer impact fee ordinance and the current...
It took three full overtime periods before the outcome was decided on August 16 when the San Juan Broncos opened the 2019 football season against the Delta Rabbits. “There were about ten plays that, if the ball bounced the other way, we would have won,” said third-year Bronco head coach Barkley...

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