Life in San Juan

You already know that shopping locally helps provide jobs; fund education; and support teams, sports, and clubs. But, sometimes shopping locally is hard when you don’t know where to go to find the things that you need. This guide will help you know what is available in your local community. The...
Utah State University Blanding will hold a blessing ceremony and celebration event for its newly completed Hogan on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, beginning at 8 a.m. The structure began construction in May. “The Hogan will be a great blessing for all of our students and our campus,” said Kristian...
If you were to ask someone what the motto of the postal service was, you’d probably hear something like, “Neither rain or snow, nor sleet or hail, keeps the mailman from delivering the mail.”  That may have been why Postmaster Maureen Black decided to hire Scott Meyer as a part-time postal worker...
FAIR BUILDING EXHIBITSBest of Show: Mary Peterson, Drawing Lee Burningham, Pottery / Platter Makenna Peterson, Charoal Farm Scene Kolt Suttlemyre, Owl Egg Adrienne Boswell, Snake Painting Deeann Hunt, French Bread Jan Redd, Alstromeria Dawson Atwood, Oak Gun Cabinet Ella Holyoak, Corn Stalk Loren...
On August 11, James and Neva Lyman will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary by having a small family gathering at Pioneer Park on South Main street from 2-4 p.m. Family and friends are welcome to drop by to wish them well. James Stuart Lyman was born October 3, 1937 and his beautiful bride...
After months of dry weather and deepening drought, July brought much-welcomed relief to San Juan County. Day after day of rainy weather, fueled by the annual southwest monsoon, led to a dramatic increase in precipitation. The wet weather was particularly welcome coming on the heels of a brutally...
The annual San Juan County Fair is set to begin this Monday, August 2, with a host of activities throughout the week. “Country Nights, Arena Lights” is the theme of the 2021 San Juan County Fair, which runs August 2-7 at the San Juan County Fairgrounds in Monticello. The fair is a culmination of...
The reopening of the Gentle Ironhawk Shelter in Blanding and an award recognizing community leadership were both celebrated this past week by Utah Navajo Health System (UNHS). On July 14, a ribbon-cutting ceremony recognized the new partnership between the Navajo Nation and UNHS.  After nearly a...
Despite high temperatures and continued dry conditions, San Juan County is entering July with renewed hope for a strong monsoon season. After record-high temperatures in the early part of the month, the weather conditions changed and indicate that the southwest monsoon, which generally arrives in...
“The Price of Freedom” is the theme of the 2021 Independence Day celebration in Blanding.   The immediate family members of a fallen US military member who died while serving in a time of conflict are known as Gold Star families. Four of these Gold Star families will be recognized at the Blanding...

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