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The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) will add three new wildlife passages under US-191 south of Monticello and fill in a wildlife fencing gap this summer. When completed, the wildlife fencing will fill the gap, extending the fence from just south of Monticello to south of Devils Canyon on...
The Blanding City Council continued their months-long discussion on Community Reinvestment Agency (CRA) policy revisions at their April 23 meeting. Blanding Mayor Joe B. Lyman reiterated his opinion that public funds be used only for public projects and private funds be used for private projects....
Heritage Language programs at Blanding Elementary dominated discussion at the April 16 meeting of the San Juan School Board. The board discussed at length the success (and challenges created by that success) of the Navajo Language (HL) Instructional program at Blanding Elementary School....
Following 40 years of service, current Utah State University (USU) Blanding Associate Vice President Guy Denton has announced he will retire June 30. Denton’s career has spanned various positions throughout USU’s statewide system, as well as Africa and Ohio State University. “It has been a...
Many fun and uplifting activities are planned for the upcoming Easter holiday. The first Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by San Juan High School National Honor Society and Blanding City Council, will be held at the Blanding Visitors Center, Saturday April 20 at 10 a.m. Beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday,...
During an animated Blanding City Council and Community Reinvestment Agency (CRA) meeting on April 9, council members discussed revising current CRA policies regarding the use of funds. Mayor Joe Lyman stressed the city does not want to reimburse developers for the cost of constructing their own...
The San Juan Broncos baseball team played a pair of doubleheaders last week. The first came against Manti at home on Monday, April 8 and the second was on the road against North Sanpete on Friday, April 12. In both of their wins, a 14-2 stomping of Manti and a 5-4 win over North Sanpete, the...
If riding bulls, flying drones, solving crimes, racing a pinewood derby, enjoying a magic show, and seeing elephant toothpaste sounds like a fun day to you, make sure you don’t miss the sixth annual USU Eastern-Blanding STEAM Expo. It runs from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. this Friday, April 12 on the college’...
Seven local athletes were selected for girls and boys All-state basketball teams and two more received honorable mentions this year. The Deseret News made the announcement last week. All-state teams are selected annually based on coaches’ votes. We’ll feature a very brief statistical rundown and a...
The first-ever souvenir shop for the Bears Ears National Monument has opened in Blanding, UT. Tamy Jaramillo, owner of Yak’s Café, released her line of Bears Ears merchandise on January 1. Jaramillo opened the souvenir shop in her restaurant and it has expanded to an online store. Jaramillo’s café...

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