Dust in the Wind

DUST IN THE WIND I hope you enjoy Andrew Gulliford’s story about the possible movement of the Ute Reservation to San Juan County about 125 years ago. (See page A4.) This is a story that has fascinated me for many years. • • • • • From a Utah perspective, the timing of the effort to move the...
DUST IN THE WIND Thank you to our readers for your support of the San Juan Record.  The news industry is in a state of flux and we are also making significant changes. The San Juan Record is very excited to announce the purchase of Red Rock Radio, a premier radio station in the Four Corners area at...
DUST IN THE WIND This issue of the San Juan Record is full of news. Economic times are rough in San Juan County and we feature several stories this week regarding the economy.  Topics include Energy Fuels (page A2), the Lisbon Valley gas plant (A3), the Lisbon Valley Copper Mine (A3), and Frontier...
Featuring an incredible cover photo of Monument Valley by Alison Yamamato-Sparks, the 2020 San Juan Record Photo of the Week calendar is ready for the new year and the holiday season.  The beautiful calendar features spectacular photos of San Juan County and includes all of the local events,...
DUST IN THE WIND Veterans Day was marked with solemn services and remembrances throughout San Juan County.  I love the trend over time of increased efforts to remember and thank veterans for their service. A number of groups and organizations in the area work hard to document and honor those who...
DUST IN THE WIND The San Juan Record is making progress as we continue the transition into our “2020 Vision” for the future. We hope you enjoy the transition and have patience as we work through the inevitable challenges. We are moving ahead one month into the transition to our new printing...
DUST IN THE WIND While it is not as bad as many people think, it also isn’t as good as we may be accustomed.   I am referring to the financial status of San Juan County. In September, county officials – including Commissioner Bruce Adams, Attorney Kendall Laws, and Interim Administrator David...
DUST IN THE WIND Several years of increasingly bitter feelings – many of them expressed at length over the years on social media – boiled over at the recent town hall meetings.   In addition to familiar expressions of frustration and concern, there were also expressions that exhibit a variety of...
Fall is just around the corner and we are making changes to the San Juan Record sports coverage. Rhett Sifford is the new sports editor. He will coordinate the coverage of sports in general, and high school sports and activities in particular. Rhett has years of experience covering sports,...
The United States Supreme Court issued a ruling in the past week regarding political gerrymandering. In brief, the court ruled that the judicial system should not be the entity that draws the boundaries of political subdivisions. The majority opinion is that the Constitution set up a process in...

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