San Juan County

by David Boyle News Director Members of the San Juan County Commission approved county comments on the Bears Ears Draft Management Plan at their June 4 meeting. County Public Lands Coordinator Nick Sandberg explained the 11-page letter contains comments that county and county staff had made as well...
by David Boyle News Director Members of the San Juan County Commission discussed fire district annexation of Spanish Valley, discussed fire issues elsewhere in the county and approved an award to upgrade heating at the county building at their latest meeting Members of the San Juan County...
The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) has begun building a new bridge on State Route 95 (SR-95) over Cottonwood Wash, approximately nine miles west of Blanding. The road will be reduced to one lane with temporary signals directing one-way traffic. Motorists are required to wait until green...
The San Juan Stampede Rodeo is back June 6,7 and 8 at the County Fairgrounds in Monticello. Courtesy photo
by David Boyle News Director Professional Rodeo is returning to San Juan County this week. Over 250 cowboys and cowgirls will compete at the San Juan Stampede Rodeo, which returns to the County Fairgrounds in Monticello this Thursday through Saturday, June 6, 7 and 8. The rodeo returned last year...
Qwana McCook, 30 of White Mesa was sentenced on May 29, to 15 years’ imprisonment, five years supervised release and ordered by the court to pay $250,000 in restitution. The sentence, imposed by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Robert J. Shelby, comes after McCook admitted to stealing a truck from a...
Dry wash
By LaVerne Tate & Janet Wilcox     Many of you will remember the water crisis Blanding faced in the spring of 1990.  That winter had no significant winter snowstorms and very little runoff came into the Starvation Reservoir or Dry Wash Reservoir. In May the City of Blanding hired John Black to...
Candidate profiles for Republican primaries for County Assessor and County Treasurer Rick Meyer I love San Juan County. I love the history, culture, places, and people of this county.
I was born in Monticello and grew up in Blanding. Red dirt and blue skies are in my blood.  My youth was spent...
by David Boyle News Director Members of the San Juan County Commission approved lease revenue bond for public safety remodel, standardized county addressing and declared May Mental Health Awareness month at their latest meeting. At their May 21 meeting members of the county commission approved the...
A prohibition of Russian uranium imports and tariffs on China by the United States government is expected to have a positive outcome for local employer Energy Fuels. The nation’s largest producer of uranium, Energy Fuels operates the White Mesa Mill in San Juan County. At a recent press copnference...
Candidate profiles for Republican candidates for San Juan County Commission District One. Utah Primary Election Day is June 25 LORI MAUGHAN Lori Maughan is a proud native of San Juan County. She is driven by a profound connection to the land and a rich agricultural heritage. Raised in the heart of...

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