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Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders earned the highest number of votes in a primary election held in San Juan County on March 3. Thousands of San Juan County residents participated in Utah’s first ever Super Tuesday Presidential Primary. The 2,925 votes cast from San Juan County...
A busy month of training and response to fire was discussed at the February 25 meeting of the Blanding City Council.  Blanding City Fire Chief Corey Spillman reported there were four calls in the last month, including one from White Mesa which looks suspiciously like arson. A criminal investigation...
The weather in February suddenly turned dry. What looked to be a wetter-than-average winter in area mountains is turning into an average winter. On an average year, the snowpack in area mountains builds throughout the winter until it peaks in late March. For instance, the snowpack at the Camp...
Nearly 120 students from across the San Juan School District participated in the annual regional History Day Fair, which was held on February 25 at the Utah State University Blanding campus. “Breaking Barriers” was the theme of the contest this year. There were 80 projects in total, with 27...
We have been busy through the winter at the San Juan Record as we plan and implement a series of significant changes to the business. Creating a weekly newspaper with a small staff represents a tremendous amount of work in and of itself. And we have five additional projects that we are actively...
San Juan County and the Navajo Department of Transportation (NDOT) have come to an agreement about the maintenance of a handful of roads used as school bus routes in the southern portion of the county. An agreement between the two entities was signed on February 24 at a ceremony at Teec Nos Pos, AZ...
Official voting for the 2020 Best of San Juan Awards are now open to the public. Anyone can head to the chamber website, at sanjuancountychamber.com, to vote for their favorite local businesses. You can even check and see which businesses are pulling ahead in votes. This March, the San Juan County...
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,...
Improvements at Gooseneck State Park were discussed at length at the February 12 meeting of the Blanding City Council. The Council also discussed a 10-year capital projects plan. A letter from the City to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) addresses proposed improvements at Goosenecks State Park,...

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