Life in San Juan

by Beverly Black Blanding Utah Family History Center Director When Kevin S. Hamilton, Executive Director for the Family History Department, finds himself sitting by a stranger on an airplane or at a meeting, he asks them, “Where is your family from?” Then as the conversation progresses, he takes...
Classic Air Medical has always chosen to focus on high quality critical care transport at a low cost to patients. Approximately 10 years ago, Classic created a membership program to protect patients and their families from open-ended balance billing. Over the past few years, Classic has fine-tuned...
In 2019, Utah lawmakers unanimously passed Utah’s Clean Slate law, which automatically clears old and minor criminal records of individuals who have remained crime free for a set period of time. On February 10, 2022, Utah officially began automatic expungement and becomes the second state in the...
The period to file as a candidate for county, state, and federal elections is next week.  Five San Juan County positions, three seats on the San Juan School Board, federal and state House of Representatives seats, and more will all be up for election on November 8. The filing period for qualified...
Route map, courtesy of event organizers
Runners and walkers will cover 232 miles and circle the Four Corners area over four days with a route that begins and ends in Montezuma Creek. The event begins on February 24. The runners, walkers, and their families will use their feet as prayer to bring attention to the cause of missing and...
by Janet Keeler Wilcox Contributing writer Most people spend the long cold days of January reading, eating, or watching TV, but for Lawana Pratt Palmer and her nephew, Gehrig Pratt, the past month has been spent keeping the internet hot while digitally editing and uploading hundreds of files,...
Calling all student artists! The Utah Art Education Association, San Juan Record, and Redrock Radio 92.7 are excited to announce the first ever Red Rock Country Art Contest.  With $50 cash prizes for winners in each age category, students from elementary, junior high, and high school are encouraged...
Harry Goulding was a sheepman who marveled at the red rock monoliths of Monument Valley, UT. He brought Hollywood to Monument Valley and the Navajo Nation, but he also brought Geiger counters, uranium mines, and decades of damage from radioactivity. How ironic that the same man who helped to...
Approximately 50 Backcountry Santa pilots delivered 500 boxes of gifts, food, supplies and more to poor and needy kids and the elderly across the south end of San Juan County on December 18. The deliveries extended into the Navajo Reservation and as far south as the Hopi people in Polacc, AZ....
This month the Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum’s “New to the Edge” exhibit features a remarkable pair of “jog toe” sandals and a beautiful Wingate Black-on-red bowl. We show the two of these items together because the bowl illustrates a similar pair of sandals in its painted design. The bowl...

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