San Juan County

At the June 2 San Juan County Commission meeting, County Clerk John David Nielson updated the Commission on the June 30 Primary election. Ballots have been mailed to registered Republicans for the primary election. The election will determine the Republican candidates for county Commissioner,...
In a brief meeting on May 19, San Juan County Commissioners approved rules and regulations regarding the licensing of business ventures in the county. Natalie Randall, the Director of Economic Development and Visitor Services for the county, said her office will manage the licensing process. The...
San Juan County Commission, District 1 Cheryl BowersBruce AdamsSan Juan County RecorderCindi HolyoakDavid CarpenterSan Juan County AssessorLogan BoydRick MeyerRepublican candidates for Utah GovernorSpencer CoxGreg HughesJon Huntsman, Jr.Thomas WrightCandidates for Utah Attorney GeneralDavid...
San Juan County has received $180,000 to reimburse the costs of defending RS-2477 public road lawsuits.  Commissioner Bruce Adams reported at the May 5 Commission meeting that the State of Utah Constitutional Defense Council recently forwarded the funds. In a brief meeting held online,...
The number of reported cases of the COVID-19 virus in San Juan County exploded in the past week, largely due to more than 1,500 additional tests that have been administered. The Utah Department of Health and Utah Navajo Health Systems (UNHS) teamed up for two days of free testing on April 30 and...
Cecil Vijil Jr., of Aneth, is in custody and faces a host of charges after gunshots were fired at law enforcement officials on April 30. The charges include assault on a federal officer and discharge of a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence. The potential penalty for the assault...
Unseasonably warm temperatures marked much of the month of April in San Juan County, with an early arrive of spring-like weather.  The month closed with near-record high temperatures. While the warm weather melted much of the snow pack in area mountains, area reservoirs are filling but at a much...
Just over 18 percent of San Juan County residents have responded to the 2020 Census to date, leading to concern that the every-ten-year effort to count residents has run into a series of serious road blocks. The response rate varies significantly in the county, with less than one percent of Navajo...
As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic stretches into seven weeks of social isolation, business restrictions, and health fears, there are continuing challenges that remain in San Juan County, particularly in the southern portion of the county. In addition to the public health order for all county...
San Juan County will not participate in travel planning efforts in Bears Ears National Monument. With a 2-1 vote at the April 21 Commission meeting, Commissioners rejected a proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the county and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for the effort....

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