Life in San Juan

Charlie DeLorme was inducted in the Utah Tourism Hall of Fame Thursday September 14 at the state’s annual Tourism Conference in Vernal, Utah. Charlie worked for more than a decade as the director of tourism and eceonimic development for SAn Juan County. DeLorme joins other San Juan...
The Utah Symphony performed near Bluff on August 31 to a crowd estimated at exceeding 1,500 people. The performance of the full symphony orchestra was presented from a temporary stage set up at Camp Sticki-Ta-Tudy, about two miles west of Bluff. The spectacular setting was matched by a...
More than 1,000 people crowded the Monticello LDS Stake Center on August 26 to honor the life of Staff Sgt Aaron Butler. Butler, a special forces Green Beret, was killed in action while fighting in Afghanistan on August 16, 2017. The funeral and interment services culminated ten days of...
A new priest has arrived to shepherd the Catholic community in southeast Utah. Father Rowland will oversee services at St Joseph Catholic Church in Monticello, Sacred Heart Catholic Mission in La Sal, and St Pius X Church in Moab. Originally from Nigeria, Father Rowland has been in the...
“I don't know if he understood fear like the rest of us,” are the words Randy Butler used to describe his son, Aaron. Aaron Butler will be laid to rest on Saturday, August 26. The special forces Green Beret was killed in action in Afghanistan in August on August 16. On August 23, the...
San Juan County residents marked the August 21 solar eclipse, in which the moon covered 82 percent of the sun’s light, in different ways. A number of local residents made the long trip to Idaho or Wyoming to see the eclipse in totality. Many local residents took the time to watch the...
*Originally posted August 17, 2017. Updated August 22, 2017* Aaron Butler, a Special Forces soldier from Monticello, was killed in action in Afghanistan on August 16, 2017. Butler, age 27, was killed when he entered a booby-trapped building that exploded while his group was fighting...
The Utah Symphony is touring spectacular areas in the state and is set to perform a free concert in Bluff on Thursday, August 31 at 8 p.m. It will be necessary to have tickets for the free performance. Tickets are available by calling 801-533-6683 or at www.utahsymphony.org/tours/gart...
“Home grown, handmade, ranch raised” is the theme of the 2017 San Juan County Fair, which runs August 4 to 12 at the San Juan County Fairgrounds in Monticello. Months of hard work and preparation by local residents will showcase some of the best talents and skills the county has to...
A large group of 45 scouts from San Juan County are among the 30,000 scouts from across the country who are busy enjoying the National Boy Scout Jamboree in West Virginia. After the jamboree, the group will tour sites along the East Coast. See more photos at sjrnews.com.

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