Dust in the Wind

DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle I enjoyed the town-hall meeting hosted by Congressman John Curtis on February 12 in Monticello. See the story here. About 100 local residents participated in the event, which focused on Curtis’ bill to codify the changes to Bears Ears National Monument. I...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle We are excited to announce that a group of students from the University of Southern California (USC) will spend several weeks in San Juan County this spring as “interns” at the San Juan Record. The group will include undergraduate and graduate students....
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. will open an exhibit this year which includes historical articles from the San Juan Record. Americans and the Nazi Threat is designed for visitors to see the Holocaust as an American story with...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle I am still shaking my head at Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes. This week, he finally read the writing on the wall and withdrew his appeal of Judge George Harmond’s dismissal of charges against Sheriff Rick Eldredge and two deputies. Judge Harmond...
by Bill Boyle, San Juan Record Editor At the close of 2017, it is time to look back at a remarkable year. The year brought unprecedented awareness and focus on San Juan County. These are our top 15 stories of the year.1- Sgt. Aaron ButlerAs we discussed in the December 27 SJR, our...
Boycotting all business in county Dear Editor: When President Trump recently decided to steal Bears Ears National Monument from the people and give it to uranium mining interests, I used the occasion to call the Blanding, UT Chamber of Commerce. I had a short conversation with the...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle On November 15, Seventh District Judge George Harmond dismissed all charges against San Juan County Sheriff Rick Eldredge and his two top deputies, Alan Freestone and Rob Wilcox (see our page 1 story). The top three law enforcement officials in the county...
by Bill Boyle Incorporation is on the ballot in Bluff for the November 7 general election. If a majority of Bluff area voters favor incorporation, San Juan County’s third municipality will be created. A group of volunteers have been working on incorporation matters for several months...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle I have received a number of inquiries about my brother, Scott Boyle. Scott and his wife Cassie recently retired and headed off on an adventure of a lifetime as missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Madagascar. (I guess that...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle Citizens in Bluff will vote in coming weeks on a proposal to incorporate the area into the third municipality in San Juan County. Several weeks ago, we published a schedule in which we promised to focus on the matter in the October 25 issue of the paper....

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