The City Councils in Monticello and Blanding have approved secondary water rates following a dry winter. At the April 12 meetings, the councils placed their towns in level three of four levels. Blanding and Monticello each run a four-tier system allowing the cities to charge different rates for...
courtesy: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Several recent announcements by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are anticipated to impact worshipers at the Monticello Temple, including the announcement of new leadership, additional temples in the area, and lifting of some COVID-19 restrictions. Earlier this year, the church...
Monticello High School
Fall Break has been extended in the San Juan School District. There will be no school for students district wide on Monday, it will be a teacher/staff work day. Additionally there has been an outbreak of COVID-19 in the Monticello schools involving at least three students and half a dozen staff...
Chart provided by San Juan County Attorney's office showing the alarming rise in sexual violence cases in the county
The San Juan County Attorney’s office reports an increasing trend of reported sexual violence and the vast majority of victims and perpetrators of sexual crimes in the county are underage children, mostly teenagers. From 2000 to 2010, the county averaged 4.1 reported cases of sexual violence per...
The Monticello City Council approved designs for new signs that will be built at all three entrances to the city. The signs were designed by Impact Signs of Salt Lake City. rtesy photo
The Monticello City Council discussed a need to hire a new recreation director at length during their meeting August 13 at the Hideout Community Center. Jeremy Avondet, who the city hired two years ago, is resigning from the position on September 13. Much of the conversation centered on simply...

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