Dust in the Wind

We are transitioning out of the summer season around here, with one season winding down and hints of the upcoming season beginning to show. Of course, the culminating event of the summer is the San Juan County Fair, which wrapped up on August 7.  Even though the fair was muted because of budgetary...
Redrock Radio will hold an open house at the new radio studio in Monticello during the Pioneer Day celebration on July 24. The event will begin after the Pioneer Day Parade and run until about 1 p.m. Stop by for tours, drawings, giveaways, and great deals. The San Juan Record purchased the...
During the April 8 press conference to discuss Bears Ears National Monument, a typical spring gust of wind blew through the courtyard at Edge of the Cedars State Park in Blanding.  The U.S. flag, which was proudly positioned behind the speakers, crashed to the ground. Sure enough, the right wing of...
It was quite a week at the state basketball tournaments in Richfield. The San Juan Record and Redrock Radio followed the local teams to the culminating games of the year, highlighted by a second-place finish for the San Juan Broncos in the 3A tournament. The basketball action was intense and the...
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...

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