Bluff / Mexican Hat

The thirteenth annual Bluff Arts Festival is returning this fall on October 20 to 22 with new events including a mural project and live music and bringing returning festival favorites like the artist market for Four Corners artists, workshops, and storytelling by the river. The festival...
The Utah Symphony performed near Bluff on August 31 to a crowd estimated at exceeding 1,500 people. The performance of the full symphony orchestra was presented from a temporary stage set up at Camp Sticki-Ta-Tudy, about two miles west of Bluff. The spectacular setting was matched by a...
by Zak Podmore The Utah Lieutenant Governor’s office hosted a public meeting at the Bluff Community Center on August 8 where Bluff residents and property owners debated incorporating as an official town. The meeting of more than 75 people began with a presentation on the financial...
The Utah Symphony is touring spectacular areas in the state and is set to perform a free concert in Bluff on Thursday, August 31 at 8 p.m. It will be necessary to have tickets for the free performance. Tickets are available by calling 801-533-6683 or at www.utahsymphony.org/tours/gart...
by Alvin Reiner Though I now live 2,500 miles away, Gene Foushee has been by my side and in my mind through the 40 plus years I have known him. It was Gene and Mary who enticed me to live in Bluff, where I stayed for twelve memorable years as a teacher, EMT, photographer and journalist...
by Zak Podmore The push to make Bluff an incorporated town cleared another hurdle last week when Utah’s Lieutenant Governor’s Office released a comprehensive feasibility study analyzing Bluff’s local economy. The 37-page report, which was compiled by Bonneville Research in Salt Lake...
“The Utah Pavarotti”, otherwise known as local pharmacist Craig Crippen, will sing on Friday, July 21 at the Bluff Fort. The free performance begins at 7 p.m. Crippen was called Pavarotti by a retired professional opera singer and former Tabernacle Choir member. Craig returns to the...
TIED TO THE POSTby Steve & Barry Simpson It was a hot Saturday afternoon, and I was in the yard pulling, chopping, hoeing, and raking weeds. As my mother will attest, when I was young it was virtually impossible to convince me weeding was honorable work. I wanted nothing to do with...
by Zak Podmore Less than one month after the operating hours at the Bluff Transfer Station were cut in half, the San Juan County Commission is considering a proposal that could shut it down completely. At a public hearing on April 4, Lynn Stevens, former county commissioner and...
by Zak Podmore After years of preparation, construction work is set to begin at the site of the new $6.5 million Bluff Elementary School. The San Juan School District purchased the 12.5-acre property in 2015. Located just west of town along State Route 163, the site is intended as the...

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