Life in San Juan

With a celebration starting June 30 and lasting until July 9, the City of Blanding Independence Day celebration is sure to be one to remember. “United We Stand” is the theme of this year's celebration, with events starting Thursday and lasting over a week. Due to a number of complications with...
by David Boyle News Director On June 9 the Utah Film Commission announced the Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity (Go Utah) Board approval of 13 new productions for state film incentives, generating an estimated economic impact of $142.5 million with approximately 90 percent to occur in rural...
Currently, 72 percent of Utah is experiencing extreme drought, with the remainder of the state in severe drought.  With a dry summer likely and water restrictions already in place around the state, it is crucial that Utahns conserve the water we have. One bright spot is the recent precipitation in...
As part of a multi-stop tour, Bureau of Land Management Artist in Residence Native American jazz trumpeter Delbert Anderson and his group D’DAT will visit Blanding to teach a music workshop and perform in concert to celebrate America’s public lands. Anderson is the BLM Artist in Residence and is on...
The United States Senate unanimously passed Senator Mike Lee’s (R-UT) two-year extension of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) on April 28. The act passed in the US House of Representatives on May 11. The extenssion ensurs that Americans harmed by the nation’s early nuclear program can...
Voters in the new school district three as well as members of the San Juan County Republican party will participate in a Primary election this June. All registered voters in San Juan School District Three and Registered Republicans in Commission district two will participate in county-primaries. ...
The first Baptist Church on 5th North in Monticello Easter Sunday schedule will be a sunrise service at the Loyds Lake Pavilion at 6:30 a.m. followed by breakfast at the church at 8:30. Easter egg hunt for the kids at 9:45 and Sunday school at 9:45. Worship service is held at 11 a.m. St Joseph...
Another dry winter leaves San Juan County in a familiar situation: how to face water shortages and drought conditions. The remarkable monsoon season during the summer months of 2021 alleviated soil water concerns and set the stage for optimism for dry land farmers. However, water storage is...
screenshot from the active survey for Blanding. Surveys are also available for Monticello and Bluff residents
The Utah State University (USU) Wellbeing Project is seeking feedback from residents of Blanding, Bluff, and Monticello through an online survey. Dr. Courtney Flint heads the Utah Wellbeing Project which is surveying 29 Utah communities including the three in San Juan County. Dr. Flint is a...
Most residents in San Juan County already know to call 9-1-1 when they encounter a fire or physical health emergency, but a relatively new service in the community is available for residents who are in a mental health crisis. Samantha Johnson heads the Mobile Crisis Outreach Team (MCOT) in San Juan...

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