News

Positive coronavirus tests for 25 residents and staff at the Four Corners Regional Care Center in Blanding. Courtesy photo
The coronavirus pandemic has once again hit close to home in San Juan County with an outbreak among the highly vulnerable residents of the Four Corners Regional Care Center in Blanding. As of July 8, a total of 21 residents and four staff members have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. The...
The new News Director at the San Juan Record was recently named the Best Radio Reporter in the State of Utah.  David Boyle earned six separate awards in the 2020 Headliners competition of the Utah Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), including the Best Radio Reporter Award.  The winners were...
Approximate location of the fatal July 1 car crash.
Three men from Blanding were killed in a vehicle rollover accident on July 1 at approximately 11 p.m. Driver Wayne Cameron Palmer, age 32, and passengers Kyle R Bailey, age 30, and Parker W Palmer, age 30, were pronounced dead on the scene. The men were traveling towards Halls Crossing on Highway...
Two Aneth area residents are sought by a variety of law enforcement agencies after shots were fired at law enforcement officers from a home in Aneth. Gary Lee Jr and Cecil Vigil, both in their late 30s, are the subject of a massive search in the area. Officers were preparing to serve a warrant for...
In a meeting held April 14, the Blanding City Council discussed how community and city operations have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. They recognize the hit small business owners are taking because there are no tourists coming through town.  Current city operations affected include the...
Monticello City Manager Douglas Wright has tendered his resignation effective in July. Wright has been the City Manager since August 2017, providing leadership and direction for the city for nearly three years. The city states during Wright’s tenure many practices were stabilized and processes...
The State of Utah has withdrawn a program that asked travelers to complete a COVID-19 travel declaration form when entering the state. An emergency alert system was first used to notify travelers of the form on April 10. The program was discontinued by April 13. Travelers received an emergency...
Public Safety Alerts are sent to travelers on Highway 191 north of Monticello
SEE UPDATE HERE Officials claim early success during the first day travelers to Utah were asked to complete a COVID-19 travel declaration form when entering the state. “This is very preliminary, but the results seem positive,” said John Gleason, of the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) late...
Beginning Friday, April 10, travelers entering the State of Utah will be asked to complete a COVID-19 travel declaration form when entering the state. The form will be sent by a wireless emergency alert to cellphones when motorists enter the state in nine locations, including in San Juan County on...

Pages

San Juan Record

49 South Main St
PO Box 879
Monticello, UT 84535

Phone: 435.587.2277
Fax: 435.587.3377
news@sjrnews.com
Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Comment Here