A massive new headquarters for Special Forces Operations at Camp Williams was dedicated on August 9 in the name of a local special forces soldier who was killed in Afghanistan.
The SSG Aaron R. Butler Readiness Center is a 140,123 square foot facility that will house the 19th Special Forces Group...
A host of issues were discussed at the August 6 meeting of the San Juan County Commission.
Mark Vlasic, of Landmark Design, discussed the 180-day moratorium that has been placed on commercial development along Highway 191 in Spanish Valley.
Landmark Design, which was hired by San Juan County more...
Three people were killed in a two-car crash on Highway 191 at approximately 4:15 p.m. on August 3.
According to the Utah Highway Patrol, a Ford F-150 was traveling southbound at mile marker 93, 23 miles north of Monticello, when it veered into the northbound lane.
It hit a Ford Expedition which was...
Nearly two years after Staff Sergeant Aaron Butler was killed while battling Islamic State fighters in Afghanistan, the Utah National Guard will dedicate a new training facility named in his honor on Friday, August 9.
The new $37-million-dollar, 140,000-square- foot readiness facility is located at...
The Blanding City Council met on July 23 to discuss the city electric rate study, economic development, and ongoing projects.
Council members examined the electric rate study at length. City Manager Jeremy Redd explained, “The idea behind the rate design is to identify the cost of serving a...
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The Blanding City Council approved two contracts for road improvements at their July 9 meeting last week. There was quite a bit of discussion on the difference between the high-density mineral bond and the chip seal coat used to preserve asphalt streets.
The council awarded a $133,200 contract to...
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...
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...
Two men were killed on June 30 in an airplane crash near the Canyonlands Overlook north of Monticello.
Kevin Carroll, age 53 of Moab, and Jay Camberlango, age 42 of Lindon UT, were killed. Carroll was the pilot and owner of the airplane.
Both men have San Juan County connections.