Life in San Juan

WINNER “The Slot Canyon” by Maggie Murdock Albert R. Lyman Middle School  7th Grade Acrylic on Canvas
More than 120 entries were received from schools in Grand and San Juan counties for the Inaugural Red Rock Rural Arts show. The event was organized by Georgiana Simpson, a visual arts teacher at Whitehorse High School and the rural advocacy chair with the Utah Art Education Association. Simpson...
Family of seven with friends in Blanding asking for help as they relocate from Ukraine
News for the past few weeks has centered on the Russian military invasion of Ukraine. For many in San Juan County, the media coverage is the first introduction to the millions of people currently suffering from the war in eastern Europe. But for Blanding resident Kendall Laws, the conflict is very...
Calling for all Utahns to participate in a one-minute speed test to identify areas of low or no access to high-speed internet The Utah Broadband Center, powered by the Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity, has launched a statewide internet speed test campaign for Utahns to report their...
The 45-day Utah legislative session came to a conclusion on Friday, March 4. Hundreds of bills passed and billions of dollars were budgeted by the 75 members of the Utah House of Representatives and the 29 members of the Utah State Senate. While the San Juan Record cannot claim complete...
By Andrew Gulliford Professor of History at Fort Lewis College Professor of History Emeritus at Utah State University-Blanding, Dr. Robert S. McPherson writes extensively about Navajo culture and history. He has described the northern Navajo frontier 1860-1900, sacred lands and sacred views,...
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...

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