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San Juan County restaurant owners are scrambling to make ends meet after their services to customers were severely limited by an order designed to slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Local restaurants and bars have been heavily impacted by the order from Utah Gov. Gary Herbert that...
Estimates are that nearly one in five San Juan County residents face hunger every day. One quarter of children may not know where their next meal is coming from.  The number of San Juan County residents facing hunger is much higher than national and statewide averages, reports the Utah Food Bank....
Shari Griffin, an art teacher at Monticello High School, is the 2020 Teacher of the Year for the San Juan School District. Griffin was honored for her work at a March 2 banquet. Monticello High School Principal KC Olson said, “Shari Griffin is a valuable asset to our MHS team. As a member of our...
The top students in the Class of 2020 will compete on March 18 at the 40th annual Southeastern Utah Sterling Scholar competition at Carbon High School in Price, UT. There are 30 San Juan County seniors who will vie for the coveted title of Sterling Scholar against 67 other seniors from Carbon,...
So far in 2019-2020, the question for all Monticello High School sports has been how the Bucks will fare competing against 2A competition as one of the smallest schools in the classification. In year one, the results have been mixed and the same should hold true as Monticello wades for the first...
Five San Juan County student athletes earned Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) Academic All-state honors for the recently completed winter sports season. At San Juan High School, Sophia Redd was named to the Academic All-state drill team, Madison Palmer was honored in girls basketball...
The Utah Shakespeare Festival  is hitting the road with  one of the world’s most popular and tragic love stories, William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Blue Mountain Entertainment will present the show on Wednesday, March 4, at 7 p.m. in the Monticello High School Auditorium. Admission will be by...
Police staffing issues were the chief concern at the February 11 meeting of the Monticello City Council. The police department has three police officers, making time off and 24-hour staffing throughout the week an issue. Officers report frequent burnout.   With one officer leaving the department,...
The Monticello Buckaroo wrestlers closed out their season at the 2A State Tournament this past weekend in Richfield, UT.  A large crowd of Buckaroo faithful were on hand to cheer on the team in their first 2A State Tournament in many years.  With one of the smallest 2A teams, the Buckaroos knew...
In their first year back in the 2A ranks, the Monticello Buckaroo Wrestlers took 13 wrestlers in 11 weights to the Divisional Tournament this past weekend. As a team they finished in fifth place and qualified all 13 wrestlers for the state tournament this weekend. The Buckaroos were only 20.5...

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