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The San Juan High School football season begins Friday when the Broncos hit the road for a 300-mile trip to Delta. It is a tough test for SJHS against a Rabbit squad they beat last year 34-16. This season, both teams return a lot of experience and look to challenge their opponents in new...
Ryan Palmer and his wife both grew up in the Blanding area and recently welcomed their third child to the family. Like many San Juan County residents, he loves the outdoors: hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with family in the mountains. He also enjoys running and cycling. Palmer earned...
The Blanding City Council met on July 23 to discuss the city electric rate study, economic development, and ongoing projects.  Council members examined the electric rate study at length. City Manager Jeremy Redd explained, “The idea behind the rate design is to identify the cost of serving a...
The Blanding City Council approved two contracts for road improvements at their July 9 meeting last week. There was quite a bit of discussion on the difference between the high-density mineral bond and the chip seal coat used to preserve asphalt streets. The council awarded a $133,200 contract to...
William Hurst’s star quilt won the People’s Choice Award at the 2019 4th of July Grayson Country Quilters Show in Blanding. He won $100. The quilters also raffled three beautiful quilts. First place went to Carol Richmond, pictured with her new flag quilt. The second place annual quilt raffle...
Kristian J. Olsen has been named associate vice president by Utah State University (USU) to lead its Blanding campus. Olsen comes to Blanding from USU Eastern in Price, where he served as the director of students. “We’re thrilled to have Kristian transition to this leadership role in Blanding,”...
by Kara Laws Contributing writer More than 100 families participated in the inaugural Fifth of July: Fun in the Sun celebration in Blanding. This new event was added to the already exciting Fourth of July festivities this year and it exceeded all expectations. The Fifth of July: Fun in the Sun was...
Many years ago, I was sitting under a juniper in Westwater, contemplating life with my eyes closed. Suddenly, they popped open on their own accord, and a fox, perhaps three feet away, was beelining toward me. It had gigantic ears, a black snout, and gray coloring with reddish hair on its ears,...
No one understands what it means to be a combat veteran except another combat veteran. No one understands the bond that is formed among individuals who have risked their very lives to battle a common enemy together in trenches, in jungles, on the ocean, or in the air. On Thursday, Blanding will...
San Juan High School junior shortstop Davis Mendoza has been recognized by human performance company EXOS as one of the top tier baseball players in the west region of Utah, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Idaho, and Montana. Mendoza will be one of 50 athletes at the EXOS Select 50...

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