Monticello

The city and San Juan Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Pioneer Day Celebration Friday and Saturday, July 24 and 25. Although COVID-19 has put a bit of a damper on the event, there will still be plenty of fun to be had and a host of familiar events to enjoy. It all kicks off at the...
by Rhett Sifford Staff Writer Evan Bolt has accepted the position of Monticello City Manager and begins work on Monday, July 20. Bolt, who most recently worked as Assistant City Manager of Paonia, CO, brings a new perspective backed by experience in small-town government that will benefit the City...
The annual Pioneer Day celebration in Monticello is a go after a special meeting of the Monticello City Council on July 2. With a narrow 3-2 vote, the Council decided to move ahead with a limited celebration that will include a parade, softball tournament, vendors, and fireworks.  After discussion...
The Monticello Police Department will be disbanded on June 30 and law enforcement services will be contracted through the San Juan County Sheriff’s Department.  A contract for the change was approved at the June 9 meeting of the Monticello City Council. The five-year contract between the city and...
Monticello High School junior Olivia Chamberlain picked up a 2A second-place finish in a high school individual player state championship held by the Utah Section PGA Thursday, June 4 at Rose Park Golf Course in Salt Lake City. Chamberlain shot a 94 on the day and will be a two-time All-state...
The Monticello Swimming Pool will not open in 2020 after the Monticello City Council met on May 26. It is just one of several momentous decisions made at the council meeting. After a significant amount of discussion, the council voted 4-1 to keep the swimming pool closed. Councilman Ron Skinner...
COVID-19 claimed the life of a Monticello native on May 12 when Felix Montano passed away in Flagstaff, AZ. Although he left Monticello more than a decade ago, Montano, age 52, is a familiar face to many San Juan County residents.  After leaving employment at Blue Mountain Foods, he worked at...
In one of the most unexpected conclusions to a school year ever, area students are set to receive diplomas this week from the five San Juan School District high schools. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in at-home education during the entire fourth quarter of the school year. While the hundreds...
City finances and opening the swimming pool took center stage at the May 12 meeting of the Monticello City Council. City Manager Doug Wright led a discussion on how the COVID-19 pandemic would change city finances.  An 11.6 percent decline in sales tax revenue is expected for the fiscal year which...
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