Blanding

THE ROUND-UPby Tad Barton For anyone who has ever been a part of a wrestling tournament, you know just how physically and mentally demanding it can be. Couple that with the fact the tournament also features the best wrestlers in 2A, and you have last weekend’s Utah High School...
by Kara Laws The designation of Bears Ears National Monument on December 28, 2016 was a main topic of discussion at the January 10 meeting of the Blanding City Council. Councilman Robert Ogle and City Manger Jeremy Redd presented a draft press release about the newly designated monument...
by Kara Laws Making improvements to the Blanding Wellness Center was raised again during the process of considering future city projects. One of the projects that was mentioned is to add an indoor pool to the Blanding Wellness Center for year-round use. Questions if the city could...
IS IT JUST ME?by Joe B. Lyman So much has been said on all sides of this monument debate that there is nothing new to add.  I would like to express my sincere and heartfelt thanks to all those who have worked so hard for so long to make our tiny voice of opposition heard against an...
Even though the Blanding City sewer lagoons may be a paradise for local prairie dogs, the pesky critters have caused an estimated $100,000 in damage to the waste management system. An anxious Blanding City Council selected a repair option at the August 23 council meeting and it comes...
FOOD ADVENTURESby Mary Cokenour Nowadays, the American economy is full of unemployment, federal and state funds being consumed by teenagers living on welfare due to unplanned pregnancies, and an American school system that does not provide skills for adulthood. Small towns can no longer...
THE ROUND-UPby Tad Barton The San Juan Bronco baseball team split a pair of region games with the Emery Spartans. On the road in Castle Dale, UT on April 5, the Broncos picked up an 8-2 win over the Spartans. Emery returned the favor when they visited San Juan in Blanding on April 8...
As the end grew nigh, he was surrounded by his large family. Some of his last words were “the expulsion from our home is almost forgotten in the joy I find in my affectionate and loving children. It makes me feel that while I may have been a failure financially, yet I have had the...

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