Life in San Juan

Alysen Tarrant, the Environmental Manager for the Lisbon Valley Copper Mine stood before a public crowd at the Hideout Golf Course conference room last Wednesday, presenting four options the mine is considering. *Option number one was open pit mining and ISR (in-situ recovery). *Option...
Alexander Schulz, a German slackliner, will attempt a world record feat crossing between two hot air balloons that will be flying over the mountains in Monument Valley at an altitude of 4,920 feet this week. The attempt will be a world record if the daring slackliner is able to pull it...
The 2018 Bluff Arts Festival is just days away, and the free entertainment line up continues to expand.  The festival has added JJ Otero of Son of Hweeldi to the Saturday, Oct. 20, music line up at Cow Canyon Trading Post. Otero will perform acoustically from 6 to 7 p.m. At 7 p.m., DDAT...
Blue Mountain Entertainment celebrates its 60th season with an opening show by the popular and fun Bar D Wranglers on Monday, Oct. 15, at 7p.m. in the High School Auditorium. The Wranglers perform a music and comedy stage show with songs of the Old West, lively instrumentals, and knee-...
Blanding and Bluff both experienced their driest years on record for the water years that ended September 30. Bluff received just 2.08 inches of rain for the entire year.  That total is significantly below the prior driest year on record, which was 3 inches in 1955. Similarly, Blanding...
Dwight Rawlings has been called to serve as the seventh president of the Monticello Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. President Rawlings will begin a three-year term of service on November 1, 2018. Rawlings and his wife, Brenda, are from Montrose, CO. He...
Abajo Peak television signals will change frequencies on Monday, September 24. Following the change, viewers who receive a television signal from Abajo Peak will need to rescan, and in some instances, modify or change their antennas. A 2012 move by the U.S. Congress resulted in an 84mhz...
Teen suicide is an extremely painful issue, and the tragedy has impacted local communities in recent years. Last year, 44 youth ages ten to 17 died by suicide in Utah. Utah ranks fifth in the nation for suicides for youth ten to 17. In order to address this challenge, the Zero Suicide...
The San Juan Junior Livestock program had great success in 2018, culminating with the annual livestock auction at the San Juan County Fair on August 11. The Junior Livestock and Mini Livestock programs involve scores of area youth. They and their supporters spend the summer preparing...
[See Mary Cokenour's feature on the Granary here.] by Rhett Sifford Ben and Crystal Breedlove say they love Monticello and want to help it flourish.  They put their money where their mouth is.  Their investment and gift to the community is a revitalized Grist Mill Inn, which they say...

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