Life in San Juan

The annual San Juan High Color Festival is this Saturday, April 3 at Centennial Park in Blanding. The Easter Egg Hunt, Color Run and festival benefits the clubs and teams at San Juan High. Event organizers encourage everyone to use COVID-19 precautions, such as social distancing and wearing a mask...
Moab area nonprofit Seekhaven is celebrating its 30th anniversary. The nonprofit assists survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in southeastern Utah. In 1990, Seekhaven opened up to provide shelter for homeless populations in Moab, including those impacted by domestic violence. The...
Alexis Bailey, Hyrum Vess, and Lucas Jeppesen were the top three finishers in the San Juan School District Spelling Bee, held February 24 at San Juan High School. After Jeppesen was eliminated, Bailey and Vess battled through round after round before Bailey correctly spelled “unkempt” and walked...
The newest business in San Juan County is holding a grand opening celebration this weekend, February 26 and 27. The Universal Training Facility is a new 6,000 square foot state-of-the-art workout facility located at 627 East Flour Mill Road in Blanding. The grand opening this weekend features ten...
A viewing for Amalio de la Fuente will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 23 at the LDS Stake Center in Monticello, 165 South Main Street. Friends and family of Amalio who wish to express their condolences are invited to attend. De la Fuente passed away on January 17. Funeral services...
The 2021 San Juan County New Year’s Baby wasted little time while making an appearance on New Year’s Day at Blue Mountain Hospital in Blanding. Ryder Osuna Monroe Phillips is the son of Truvilla Marie Greyhair and Kyle Phillips. The New Year’s baby was welcomed by friends and family and received a...
When we think of Christmas Eve, we think of glowing fires, comfortable couches, a glass of eggnog, and families sheltered inside safe and warm. For four Mormon scouts in southeast Utah that cold Christmas season of 1879, there was only fresh snow and their weary, wet horses. The men were out of...
Three San Juan County residents were included as part of the Time magazine issue featuring Guardians of the Year, including Utah Navajo Health System employee Pete Sands (pictured right). Fellow county residents Tara Benally and Dalene Redhorse were featured in the magazine for their work with the ...
San Juan County received an early visit from Santa in the past week when Backcountry Santa pilots flew about 30 planes into the Montezuma Creek and Navajo Mountain air strips. They dropped off more than 9,000 pounds of donations. The items will be distributed by Utah Navajo Health Systems. Courtesy...
Understanding and addressing the epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls has been brought to the forefront in the United States, with hundreds of organizations working to prevent and eliminate violence against Native Americans. There is currently little data to understand how...

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