Dust in the Wind

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....
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle We recently returned from another exhilarating and exhausting trip to the Holy Land under the auspices of our periodic travel company: SJR Travel. Every couple of years, we put together a group and travel to the other side of the world. As you can imagine,...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle On June 5, I had an interview with Austin Cope at KSJD radio in Cortez about the Bears Ears National Monument. The transcript follows:Cope: Time is still ticking down for Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to announce the results of his review about the Bears...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle A cornerstone of our civilization is the assumption that we can trust our law enforcement officials, prosecutors, and the judicial system. When doubt is cast on any of these pillars of our society, it demands immediate and serious action. San Juan County is...
School is out, the weather is great and summer has begun! The San Juan Record is delighted to release the fourth annual 101 Ways to Experience San Juan County. The 64-page magazine is included in this week’s issue of the San Juan Record and will be available at local businesses and...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle With the second visit in less than a year by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior, it is another big week in San Juan County. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke spent Monday and Tuesday in San Juan County as part of a four-day tour of Utah. This follows on the...
by Bill Boyle In the four months since the designation of the Bears Ears National Monument by President Barack Obama, San Juan County seems to have been in a state of suspended animation. Now that President Donald Trump will request a review of the Antiquities Act, I think it is time...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle Beginning with the story on page 5, we are starting the process of looking at the national monuments near San Juan County that are managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). They include Grand Staircase and Canyons of the Ancients. As designated,...
by Bill Boyle A rock from San Juan County has found a unique home as the only item in a 3,000-meter well, encased in concrete and buried deep under the steppes in the central Asian nation of Kazakhstan. The rock has made a fascinating journey from an abandoned mine in San Juan County to...

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