Blanding

by Kara Laws The June 26 meeting of the Blanding City Council was very brief. The council unanimously adopted a property tax resolution that will slightly lower property tax. This resolution adopted the General Property Tax Rate of .002444, which is the certified tax rate, plus...
Brooke Pehrson is the owner of Brooke Pehrson photography. Photography really just fell into her lap. She went to school and minored in graphic design and became an artist.  Pehrson’s experience began with an artistic base, including how to read forms of art. After graduating, she...
Kara Laws is the owner of Illuminated Moments Photography at 49 North Main Street in Blanding. Her love for photography began at a young age, but she never really pictured it as a full-time career  Laws received an education in mass media and graphic arts and later completed classes...
by Easton Bowring & Kara Laws Every year, the City of Blanding hosts San Juan County’s Independence Day celebration. A parade, food, games, sports competitions, and fireworks make this event one of the most memorable of the summer, and the annual highlight for many living in and...
by Kara Laws Blanding is small. There are not very many of us here. But, somehow there are still a few people we do not know. Many of you already know Ila and Kay Johnson. For those of you who don’t, I am thrilled to introduce you to them. At each Fourth of July parade a Grand Marshal...
by Kara Laws Contributing writer Blanding City has officially hired Pratt Redd as the first ever Economic Development Specialist.   For the last year, talk of economy development has come up in Blanding City council repeatedly, almost more than any other topic. Many residents and...
by Kara Laws If you drive down Reservoir Road, you will see a sign for Kigalia Drive In. It is an old sign, restored to new, and while there is no longer a Drive In movie theater, Bev and Dale Black have created something just as fun. Each summer Monday they host a free outdoor movie...
by Easton Bowring From the red rocks and brown sand to the aspens of the mountains, there are endless photography opportunities in San Juan County.  Blanding is home to some prominent portrait or landscape photographers in the state. Living in such a small town, there is still no...
by Easton Bowring Kay Shumway in the owner of Bears Ears Photography, where his focus is on capturing the beauty of the San Juan County Landscape.  Shumway always loved photography as a kid, but fully dug in about 20 years ago, soon after his retirement. As a kid, Shumway’s parents...
by Easton Bowring Brett Saunders has added a new and exciting twist to photography. For Saunders, his passion for photography first began with his love for being in the air and being off the ground. He first got into flying drones more than six years ago.  “I love to fly, but I can’t...

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