Dust in the Wind

One week into the Biden administration, it is clear that our spectacular little corner of the world will continue to be impacted by the actions of the federal government in Washington, D.C. President Joe Biden follows Presidents Trump and Obama – for the third Administration in a row – in showing...
Wow, 2020 was quite a year. Now that it’s in the rear-view mirror, we breathe a sigh of relief and hope for brighter days in 2021. As we look back on a year like no other, I want to mention a few of the big stories that dominated the headlines. Story of the Year: Coronavirus What else could it...
The San Juan County monolith continues to make news across the world. The hidden stainless-steel monolith was discovered in a remote corner of Lockhart Basin in mid-November. By the time it disappeared on November 27, it had garnered international (and maybe even some inter-galactic) attention...
Dust in the Wind by Bill Boyle I recently was made aware of three sisters from San Juan County and how they were impacted by a previous pandemic. They are daughters of George and Evelyn Adams, my great grandparents. These stories are from their life histories. Della Adams Jensen My grandmother...
While many were shocked at the recent announcement that both the Salt Lake Tribune and the Deseret News will no longer print a daily newspaper, we were not caught completely unaware at the San Juan Record. More than a year ago, we were sent packing by MediaOne, the press in Salt Lake City which...
The juvenile justice system is built on several fundamental principles, and the key among them is confidentiality. The system generally runs independent of general public awareness and oversight. This is designed to protect both the victims and the perpetrators and to give youth the ability to...
We continue to march ahead at the San Juan Record while implementing our 2020 Vision for the future. One of the biggest developments in a long list of changes is to announce David Boyle as the News Director (see the story on the front page). David first moved to San Juan County with his parents...
We are proud to announce a new look for the online version of the San Juan Record.  Beginning with this issue, online subscribers who log in to read the paper will see a new interface with the online version. While the general website at sjrnews.com includes about a dozen stories a week, it does...
While everyone is entitled to an opinion regarding wearing facemasks during the pandemic, I am certainly grateful for those who wear facemasks while interacting with the public. According to public health officials, if you are exposed to someone with the virus, your chance of contracting...
There have been dozens of efforts over the past three months to offer relief and support for those who are suffering. It has been heartwarming to see. The groups have worked in public and in private at a time of great need. • • • • • Just this week, a group of about 50 pilots in privately-owned...

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