Dust in the Wind

DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle When Canyonlands National Park was created in the early 1960s, local residents were excited about the possibilities that the national park designation would bring. San Juan County’s crown jewel would receive international attention, allowing people from...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle The City of Blanding is considering a project to restore the ruin in Westwater Canyon. The project was the topic of much discussion at the February 26 meeting of the City Council. I believe that several features at the site could be developed, including...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle With this issue of the San Juan Record, we are announcing expanded coverage in the county. A free sample of the paper is provided to residents of the Blanding area. As our flag indicates on the front page every week, the San Juan Record has served as the “...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle Sergeant Sanford Randall, of the Utah Highway Patrol, is one of 40 UHP officers who helped provide security services at the inauguration of U.S. President Barack Obama. The inauguration took place on January 21 in Washington, D.C. Randall was involved in...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle Mary Lou Hoggard came to me soon after I returned to San Juan County and said she wanted to write a weekly column in the San Juan Record. What’s New by Mary Lou was an important part of the paper each week for nearly a decade. In What’s New, Mary Lou...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle While everyone is entitled to their opinion about an issue, I would hope that an informed opinion would eventually outweigh an uniformed opinion. Here is my informed opinion about the Canyon Country Discovery Center. The Canyon Country Discovery Center is...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle Nell Dalton, who wrote for the San Juan Record for more than 30 years, passed away at her home last week. She was 91 years old. Funeral services were held on November 26. Nell was a classic. She combined a sharp wit with keen observation and an ability to...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle Three separate companies have received a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) for wind farms in the Monticello area. Two are in the TARB area northeast of town and the third is near city limits northwest of Monticello. It may be a race against the clock as a...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle Things are getting nasty in San Juan County government. And it seems to be getting worse. The San Juan County Courthouse is abuzz with all sorts of allegations and counter allegations. It makes it very difficult to cover the news. Adding to the complexity...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle Think the tap water in Monticello is warmer than normal this week? Well, it is. The City began to pump water from Loyds Lake to the culinary water treatment plant on September 3. One result is that the tap water is a bit warmer, as it comes from a...

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