Monticello

The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) will add three new wildlife passages under US-191 south of Monticello and fill in a wildlife fencing gap this summer. When completed, the wildlife fencing will fill the gap, extending the fence from just south of Monticello to south of Devils Canyon on...
Unique Creations and Gifts in Monticello will begin selling fresh cut flowers and arrangements on May 6, just in time for Mother’s Day. There will be many varieties of flowers to choose from and others can be ordered at customer request. The store is currently taking pre-orders for the Mother’s Day...
“You have to see it.” That’s the best way to describe the new Silver Queen Mine Miniature Golf Course that opened at the Monticello Merc last week. The traditional log cabin facade within the store belies nothing of the mine within. Once inside, the new mini golf course is anything but traditional...
Many fun and uplifting activities are planned for the upcoming Easter holiday. The first Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by San Juan High School National Honor Society and Blanding City Council, will be held at the Blanding Visitors Center, Saturday April 20 at 10 a.m. Beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday,...
Some may believe that Monticello is out of the woods when it comes to water after an impressively wet winter. But that’s still not quite the case. At the April 9 Monticello City Council meeting, Chris Baird, on behalf of Public Works Director Nate Langston, reported that although the city is...
This week, the Monticello golf teams deviated from what was supposed to be Monticello’s lone home match of the season when they traveled to Colorado a week early due to poor course conditions at the Hideout. As such, the teams rose early on Friday, April 12 and traveled to the Adobe National Golf...
Seven local athletes were selected for girls and boys All-state basketball teams and two more received honorable mentions this year. The Deseret News made the announcement last week. All-state teams are selected annually based on coaches’ votes. We’ll feature a very brief statistical rundown and a...
There is something new and something old at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Gary Torres, our favorite emeritus columnist and former Cave Guy, was hired as the new manager for the Monticello Field office in February. Although, looking at the picture it is hard to tell which is old and which is...
by Rhett Sifford Staff writer It has been 19 months since SSG Aaron Butler was killed while battling Islamic State fighters in Afghanistan.  This summer, former teammates will honor the Monticello Special Forces soldier with a trail run bearing his name in Eagle, ID. The Inaugural SSG Aaron Butler...
Local students earned three Sterling Scholar titles and eight others were runners-up at the 39th annual Sterling Scholar competition on March 19 in Price. The winners include Elise Thayn from Monticello High, Carlos Rios-Redd from San Juan High and Adam Bunker from Monticello High. They are among...

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