Monticello

It may not feel quite like summer yet, but as of this week the San Juan County Library summer program is in full swing. Library director Pat Smith said the kids really look forward to it every year, and it’s a great way to keep them reading while school is out. She said the fun activities and cool...
Candidates for local municipalities have until Friday to sign up for open spots on city councils. There are three open positions on the Monticello City Council and three open positions on the Blanding City Council.  All positions are for four year positions. The municipal elections will be held in...
The Monticello City Council adopted Stage 1 Residential Water Rates for secondary water users this summer at their May 21 meeting. The council initially intended to use Stage 2 rates but made the change based on water accumulation and the rate the water level is rising. The new rates, which are...
Diplomas are set to be presented to 190 graduates of the San Juan School District at graduation ceremonies throughout the county this week. In addition to services at the five high schools, commencement services will also be held at elementary and middle schools. Photos of the graduates are printed...
For only the second time in school history, the Monticello boys track and field team won a state title on the Clarence Robinson Track at BYU in Provo, this past Friday and Saturday, May 17 and 18. However, Monticello’s track and field dominance has been a recent phenomenon. They’ve won two of the...
The Monticello golf teams got up early on Monday, May 6 to travel to Price, UT to play the Carbon County Country Club for the final Region 19 match of the season. It was well worth it as both the boys and girls team swept both matches and each won Region 19 season titles. The Lady Buckaroos brought...
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...
San Juan Hospital will celebrate National Hospital Week with special events and recognitions throughout the week of May 12-18. The theme of the 2019 event is “Celebrating Health and Healing.” According to San Juan Hospital CFO Farley Crofts, the hospital has participated in the annual celebration...
When it comes to the restaurant business, true success is based upon the love and passion owners, cooks, chefs, and employees have for what they do. No one knows this better than Karen Whipple, owner of the Peace Tree Juice Café, located in Moab and Monticello. Loyalty from customers and employees...
Heading into the week, the 2A Central Monticello Buckaroos (0-13) knew their first round 2A state championship game on Saturday, May 4 against the second-place 2A South Kanab Cowboys (11-9) would be an end of the season do or die game. Win and you play on. Lose and your season is over. The...

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