Blanding

USU President Elizabeth Cantwell meets with students at USU Blanding on Nov. 15, 2023 to hold a listening session. (Source: Levi Sim/USU)
by David Boyle News Director Utah State University’s 17th President Elizabeth Cantwell began her tenure with a listening tour of USU campuses. Cantwell began that tour on November 15 at USU Blanding and took time to speak with the San Juan Record about the tour.  Cantwell’s listening tour included...
by David Boyle News Director Members of the Blanding City Council got an update on the Bears Ears Marathon and a failed power project, and made an intent to annex resolution at their latest meeting. Members of the Blanding City Council approved an intent to annex city-owned property on the west...
by David Boyle News Director Members of the Blanding City Council canceled the city elections and heard a presentation from Kigalia Fine Arts at their latest meeting. At their October 24 meeting, members of the Blanding city council voted to cancel city elections. While the city originally had five...
by David Boyle News Director Trent Herring is the new Blanding City Administrator, after he was appointed by the Blanding City Council. The council approved the Mayor’s appointment, but a contract will also need to be approved before the appointment is finalized. Mayor Logan Monson said the city...
by David Boyle News Director Members of the Blanding City Council discussed the city landfill, learned of an airport grant and discussed the latest in the project to bring water to Westwater at their latest meeting. At the September 12 meeting of the Blanding City Council, representatives from the...
By David Boyle News Director Members of the Blanding City Council received reports and approved an employee leave policy at their latest meeting. During a brief August 8 meeting, the Council heard from Police Chief JJ Bradford that the city has a tentative offer to a non-certified applicant for an...
by David Boyle News Director Members of the Blanding City Council received the resignation of the city manager, approved payment for dispatch services, and discussed Independence Day celebrations at their latest meeting. City Manager Dave Johnson tenured his resignation at the July 25 meeting of...
submitted by Blanding Mayor Logan Monson Blanding City proudly announces Andrea Jeppesen as the recipient of the 2023 Outstanding Citizen of the Year award. This honor recognizes Andrea’s unwavering dedication and selfless commitment to the betterment of her community. Throughout her life, Andrea...
by David Boyle News Director Blanding City Council approved an agreement to bring a police officer into Blanding schools and tabled a decision to charge parks impact fees at their latest meeting. Members of the Blanding City Council approved their end of an agreement to bring a resource officer to...
by David Boyle News Director “Stars & Stripes” is the theme for the 2023 Independence Day celebration in Blanding. The annual celebration is renowned far and wide as Blanding rolls out the red carpet to welcome local people, former residents, family members, and friends across the globe. A full...

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