Monticello

COVID-19 cases are back on the rise in San Juan County, with Monticello seeing a single week increase of 23 active cases. San Juan Public Health reports an increase of 33 cases over the past week, totaling 62 cases in the county. Monticello saw the biggest increase, going from three active cases...
The concerns of Monticello residents with high vehicle speeds and dangerous cross walks were discussed at the October 13 meeting of the Monticello City Council. Doug Allen complained about the high speeds and specifically mentioned the intersection and crosswalk near the Post Office. The area has...
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...
The Monticello City Council made plans to raise the garbage collection rates across the board at their September 22 meeting. While residents will pay just $0.33 more a month, some businesses who are larger garbage users will see a 27 percent increase in their monthly bill. Additionally, residents...
On Wednesday, September 16, the Monticello High School golf team traveled to Morgan to play the Round Valley Golf Course, home of the North Summit Braves, for week six of Region 16 play. Round Valley treated Monticello’s golfers very well as the team finished third overall behind Altamont (344) and...
After two weeks since the start of the new school year, the San Juan School Board received an update on how the academic year is progressing during a global pandemic. Students are back in school in the mountain region of the district, which includes the schools in Blanding, Monticello, and La Sal...
Desert Rivers Credit Union opened their newest branch in Monticello with plenty of fanfare on Friday, September 11. The Monticello branch grand opening included music from the Monticello High School marching band, horse-drawn carriage rides, lunch, and a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Ahead of the...
Under the bright lights of their home field on Friday, September 11 the Monticello Buckaroos finally hosted a home football game with the 2A South Millard Eagles. Millard was coming off a 27-0 blanking by Kanab the week before, so it seemed like it might be an interesting matchup. However, a bumpy...
April and Gentry Ramsay are the winners of the Monticello 2020 Parks and Beautification Beautiful Yard Award.  They have been working on their yard the entire summer and still have more plans. The first project completed is the brick walkway, which is the handiwork of their five children; it is a...
The very COVIDfriendly 2A golf season just keeps rolling along. This past week on Wednesday, August 26, the Bucks traveled to Sterling, UT to play the Palisades State Park Golf Course in another Region 16 match. Coming into the match, Monticello trailed region leader Altamont by 60 shots, but the...

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