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by Bill Boyle San Juan Record Editor It appears to be a Republican sweep in the 2022 General election in San Juan County. There are still nearly 300 votes to be counted in the tedious process of collecting ballots, verifying signatures, and checking provisional ballots. However, it is very...
The Lisbon Valley Mining Company is sponsoring a symposium on September 10 to discuss the hydro-geology of the Paradox Basin. The free event is open to all and runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hideout Community Center in Monticello. Lunch will be provided. Organizers of the event ask that...
After winning an unopposed election in November, Monticello’s new Mayor Bayley Hedglin was sworn into office at the council’s first meeting of the year.  Standing council member George Rice and newcomer Kevin Dunn were also sworn in for four-year terms following wins in the November general...
The Blanding City Council appointed a new council member and hired a new attorney as part of their first meeting of 2022.  For the second year in a row, an open seat on the Blanding City Council was ultimately decided by a game of chance with Leonard Gasser chosen to fill a two-year seat.  After...
The 23rd annual Bluff Balloon Festival will be held this weekend from Friday to Sunday, January 14 to 16. Hundreds of participants and spectators are expected to visit Bluff for the annual hot air balloon festival. The festival features free viewings of colorful hot air balloons floating in blue...
At the close of 2021, it is time to look back at a remarkable year. The year brought unprecedented awareness and focus on San Juan County. These are our top stories of the year. 1- COVID-19The worldwide pandemic triggered by COVID-19 continues to impact the lives of San Juan County residents....
Interviews about high school sports, local schools, county politics, and redistricting were among the top listened-to programs of the Redrock Morning Show in 2021. The San Juan Record, along with Redrock Radio, launched the Redrock Morning show in November 2020, meaning 2021 was the first full...
Eleazar Armenta-Garcia, age 23, has been charged with two felonies and a misdemeanor after a San Juan County Sheriff’s Deputy found more than 14 pounds of illegal drugs in a car during a traffic stop in Monticello on November 18, 2021. The charges include felony distributing or arranging to...
Daily shuttle service between San Juan County and the Wasatch Front has returned to the area. Salt Lake Express, the largest transportation company in the Intermountain region, has added a new route between Blanding and Salt Lake City. The service includes two trips in each direction every day,...
by David Boyle News Director Ballots are out for municipal elections in San Juan County, after some candidate drop-outs there are five contests for ten available seats. San Juan County Clerk’s office mailed out ballots for municipal elections in Blanding, Bluff, and Monticello on October 4. An...

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