Monticello

Jenna Olson, a native of Cedar City, UT and veteran teacher, is set to serve as the next principal of Monticello Elementary School. Olson has degrees from Southern Utah University and has taught in Monticello for the past four years. Her career began in the Washington County School District upon...
KC Olson returns to Monticello High School as the new principal. Olson spent the last year as principal of Monticello Elementary School and the three years before that as assistant principal of Monticello High School. Prior to his time in Monticello, he worked as a teacher for the Washington County...
Find out more about the candidates for Monticello City Council here:Ammon BoswellNathan ChamberlainScott ChristensenMary CokenourJohnathon EnglishKim HendersonRon Skinner
A fire sparked by a lightning strike 45 miles west of Monticello has grown from 15 acres to almost 240 acres since it was first spotted on July 16. The “Peavine Canyon Fire” in the Dark Canyon Wilderness of the Manti-La Sal National Forest became more active due to drying conditions, according to...
Wyatt Holyoak is the new Monticello Farm Bureau agent. As a native of the area, Holyoak is committed to serving San Juan County residents.   Holyoak and his wife Loren (Randall) both graduated from Monticello High School. After serving missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,...
Winn Westcott has a great appreciation for the history of Monticello and a strong respect for the men and women who spent their days and nights working hard simply to make a living in the little city where he grew up. He has expressed that appreciation for the last 13 years by donating hundreds of...
The Monticello City Council voted to enter an inter-local cooperation agreement with San Juan County during their meeting July 9 that will allow the county to conduct vote-by-mail elections for the city. Monticello City Recorder Cindi Holyoak said the action item came about when the State of Utah...
On May 2 and 3, 26 piano students from San Juan County gathered in Monticello to participate in the Utah Music Teacher’s Association (UMTA) Achievement in Music (AIM) evaluation program.  During the program, students are tested and evaluated in Performance (performing two to three memorized pieces...
One person was killed and another critically injured on July 1 when a pickup truck ran into the back of a semi truck in a construction zone north of Monticello. At about noon, a Ford F-350 was traveling southbound at an excessive speed into the construction zone at the base of Peters Hill on...
Robert Barry was elected to represent District Two on the Empire Electric Board of Directors at the annual meeting of the electric cooperative on June 20. It is the first time a local resident has served on the board in more than a decade. Barry was elected with 51 percent of the votes. He...

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