Dust in the Wind

DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle SJR Travel recently returned from another wildly successful tour of the Holy Land. An adventurous group of 47 people (more than half are under age 30) spent two weeks exploring Israel and Jordan. We climbed and hiked and swam while traveling the length and...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle I need to respond to San Juan County Commission Chairman Phil Lyman’s letter to the Editor (see letter here) regarding the San Juan Record coverage of legal issues related to the Recapture Canyon protest. At an April 1 hearing, Federal Judge Robert Shelby...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle There continues to be a lot of interest in the downed airplane that was reported in San Juan County. In December, 2014, Tim Mayer sent a letter to the San Juan Record stating he was searching on Google Maps and spotted a downed plane. He did not report the...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle The U.S. Postal Service recently approved some changes that could have a significant impact on mail delivery for the residents of San Juan County. As part of a wide-ranging effort to cut costs, the USPS has decided to close the mail sorting facility in...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle The San Juan Record is pleased to provide a holiday gift for all of our print-edition subscribers. Included in this issue of the newspaper is a copy of the 2015 Photo of the Week calendar. The beautiful calendar features spectacular photos of San Juan...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle Catfishing, or creating a false identity on the Internet, is an international phenomenon and can also hit close to home. A possible case of catfishing has made the local elections even more interesting. A supposed letter of endorsement, taken from social...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle Many readers were intrigued by our September 24 cover photo of a bear enjoying a dip in a local stock-watering tub. David Ketron and Michael Lee captured the photographs with a motion-activated game camera on land north of Monticello. David said he was...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle These are remarks I made at the dedication of the new school in Monticello on September 9. If you want to know what is important to a community, just look around a little. It becomes obvious. Monticello is no different. Just drive around this little town...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle A brief shout-out to the local organizations that provide scholarships to local students. Each year, a number of groups and families reach deep into their wallets to help graduating students as they start their post high school education. In probably the...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle Forty years ago, as a fifth grade student about to enter the sixth grade, I was furious because Wayne Erickson was leaving Monticello and I wouldn’t have a chance to be in his band. He had been in Monticello for several years and had built the best small...

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