Dust in the Wind

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...
We hope you enjoy Alene Laney’s story about the COVID-19 relief efforts.  We decided to pick just one of the dozens of impressive and heartwarming efforts to help those who are struggling through this pandemic. • • • • • After 25 years in the newspaper business, I have learned that one of the...
It would be a shame if two of the big “winners” in the COVID-19 crisis are Amazon and WalMart. While many local businesses have been shuttered or slowed for weeks, these giants were open for business 24/7, with unlimited resources, active websites, and what some consider to be predatory pricing....
Covering the news in San Juan County over the past five weeks has been an incredible experience. Life has changed in dramatic ways for all of us. Covering the news in these unprecedented times is already a challenge, but it is complicated by the fact that we have limited space to print the news....
The pandemic triggered by the COVID-19 virus is changing our lives in significant ways, even in our beautiful corner of the globe. The San Juan Record is committed to helping you as we deal with these unprecedented changes. Whatever happens, whenever it happens, we will be there. Without missing a...
101 Ways to Experience San Juan County is on the drawing board for the coming visitor season… and we all hope it is a whale of a visitor season! The annual visitors guide, a joint project of the San Juan Record and the San Juan Chamber of Commerce, will be published as soon as market conditions...

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