Bluff / Mexican Hat

Bluff Elementary School fifth grade teacher Nicole Wallis is one of ten educators to be honored with a 2018 Excellence in Teaching award from the Utah Education Association (UEA). Wallis will receive the UEA/dõTERRA Excellence in Teaching award on May 18 during the KeyBank Superstars in...
by Zak Podmore The most common phrase uttered at a May 2 candidates forum for Bluff’s first town council was, “I agree.” Two mayoral candidates and six running for four council seats in the upcoming election on June 26 spoke for nearly two hours about their vision for the newly...
by Zak Podmore San Juan County is moving forward with a new economic development initiative, and a motel in Bluff could be the first to benefit. In December, the San Juan County Commission voted to create a Community Reinvestment Agency, which is a separate legal entity maintained by a...
A new elementary school in Bluff is closer to reality after the San Juan School Board approved a trade of land on April 4. With a 5-0 vote, the board approved a land swap with the Utah Navajo Trust Fund (UNTF). Five acres of ground in Monument Valley, which is currently owned by the...
Southern Utahns can join Bluff residents in celebrating the community’s Native American and pioneer heritage at the second annual Founders Day and Frybread Festival. The festival takes place Friday, April 6 through Sunday, April 8 and will include entertainment to remember the area’s...
TIED TO THE POSTby Steve & Barry Simpson Once she hitched her wagon to Duke, Momma Rose kept ‘em coming fast and furiously. It was the middle 1950s, and Duke and Rose were newly wed. You know the routine, “First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in the baby carriage...
Celebrate Cedar Mesa, an annual gathering focused on the archaeology of San Juan County, took place last weekend in Bluff, drawing a sold-out crowd from around the Four Corners and beyond. The three-day event is hosted in March by Friends of Cedar Mesa (FCM) and features service...
A San Juan County tradition marks it twentieth anniversary this weekend with Bluff International Balloon Festival. January 12, 13 and 14 are the dates for one of the oldest hot-air celebrations in the Four Corners region. Flying the skies above Bluff provides some of the most breath-...
Approximately 2,800 voters participated in the November 7 general election in San Juan County, with municipal ballot issues that will impact the future of Bluff, Blanding and Monticello. The question of whether or not to incorporate in Bluff had a clear answer as 74 percent of voters...
TIED TO THE POSTby Steve & Barry Simpson Most Sunday mornings, I am the designated manager at Twin Rocks Café. That is my reward for not attending church. While the cooks prepare breakfast, fry bacon, steam oatmeal, and bake biscuits, I sometimes stand at the south-facing picture...

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