San Juan County

San Juan County Clerk John David Nielson says that as of October 27, the county has 7,751 active registered voters for the 2020 general election. The record high number of active registered voters is a 9.75 percent increase since the last presidential election in 2016. So far, 3,754 ballots have...
Roads from Spanish Valley to Dennehotso were discussed at the October 6 San Juan County Commission meeting. The commission started with discussion regarding a request to close a road inside Area BFE located in northern San Juan County. Area BFE is a 320-acre park with 15 trails for off-highway...
The company that owns the White Mesa Uranium Mine in San Juan County announced they are now debt free. Energy Fuels made the announcement on October 6 that the company had retired its remaining debt, making it free of long- and short-term debt. President and CEO of Energy Fuels, Mark Chalmers says...
The Warming Hogans program is now distributing free wood to elderly and Native people in need throughout San Juan County. The program, which is a part of Utah Navajo Health System (UNHS), had its first distribution day on October 6. Hundreds of Navajos from San Juan County gathered loads of...
Merri Shumway | San Juan School BoardBret Hosler | San Juan School Board Cindi Holyoak | San Juan County Recorder Glenis Pearson | San Juan County Treasurer Kent Cantrell | San Juan County Surveyor
San Juan County Clerk John David Nielson says that as of September 29, the county has 7,730 people registered to vote in the 2020 general election. This is already a record high, with more than a month to go before the election. This represents a nearly 10 percent increase in the number of...
The San Juan County Economic Development and Visitor Services office has created a new grant program from the ground up. In January the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) realigned spending priorities following passage of a state senate bill in the most recent legislative session...
One COVID-19 Vaccine trial is including a few hundred members of the Navajo Nation in its final trial of the drug
The final phase of study for a coronavirus vaccine will include volunteers from the Navajo Nation. Since coronavirus first arrived in the United States in the late winter of 2020, a race among pharmaceutical companies to find a vaccine for the virus has been underway. Now three companies and their...
The San Juan County Commission discussed and approved plans to spend their second allotment of CARES funding at their September 15 meeting.  The money comes from the federal CARES Act and restrictions exist in how the county can spend the funds received. Funds must be spent in response to the...
Lisbon Valley Mining Company is making plans to return to operation near the start of the fourth quarter of this year. The mining company is planning to hire 50 employees immediately, with the potential employee base of 95 by December 2021. George Shaw, Chairman of the Board for Lisbon Valley...

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