Life in San Juan

William Hurst’s star quilt won the People’s Choice Award at the 2019 4th of July Grayson Country Quilters Show in Blanding. He won $100. The quilters also raffled three beautiful quilts. First place went to Carol Richmond, pictured with her new flag quilt. The second place annual quilt raffle...
by Kara Laws Contributing writer More than 100 families participated in the inaugural Fifth of July: Fun in the Sun celebration in Blanding. This new event was added to the already exciting Fourth of July festivities this year and it exceeded all expectations. The Fifth of July: Fun in the Sun was...
On May 2 and 3, 26 piano students from San Juan County gathered in Monticello to participate in the Utah Music Teacher’s Association (UMTA) Achievement in Music (AIM) evaluation program.  During the program, students are tested and evaluated in Performance (performing two to three memorized pieces...
No one understands what it means to be a combat veteran except another combat veteran. No one understands the bond that is formed among individuals who have risked their very lives to battle a common enemy together in trenches, in jungles, on the ocean, or in the air. On Thursday, Blanding will...
Utah Governor Gary Herbert and his wife Jeanette recently met with Pope Francis in the Vatican City while on an economic development tour through Europe. They had a brief visit with the pontiff and presented him with a gift from Utah. If you look closely, you will see that the gift is handpainted...
One June 19, Randy Butler, owner of Randys Autos, hit the 40-year mark selling cars.  In a town with fewer than 2,000 residents, and in an industry where deceit has become the norm, that’s remarkable. Yet, Butler has carved out a successful niche selling quality cars the right way.  “I love what I...
School is out, and while the weather is still fighting its way out of a wet winter, summer is about to begin! The San Juan Record is delighted to release the sixth annual 101 Ways to Experience San Juan County. The 64-page magazine is included in this week’s issue of the San Juan Record and is...
It all started last Wednesday when students, parents, the faculty of La Sal Elementary School, and others gathered for an assembly where local deputy Rhett Adair gave a presentation on bicycle safety.  His first words of advice were to always wear a helmet when riding. One young man raised his hand...
The gears of the legendary ice cream machine are turning. Hamburgers sizzle on the grill and pops from the fryer can be heard as fresh french fries hit the oil. Jan is training new girls and making sure the food items are sent out. Grayson is grunting at something in the back. It feels like the...
Staff from The J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah will interview individuals throughout Utah who have been affected by the nuclear weapons testing that occurred in the 1950s and 60s. On Tuesday, May 21 from 1 to 6 p.m. they will be at the San Juan County Library in Blanding,...

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