San Juan County

Summer fading into the past means one thing, a new school year is upon us.  How exciting is this!   I wish to personally welcome back our nearly 3,000 student scholars to our schools.  Speaking on behalf of our great staff, I can say with certainty it is our greatest honor and privilege to be part...
The opening day of school is just around the corner for the San Juan School District! This time of year is associated with anticipation, excitement, achievement, sociality, and community. Truly, in small communities, nothing brings people together quite like the schools. This year, there are some...
San Juan County has withdrawn all appeals of the voting rights lawsuits that resulted in new voting districts in the county. By a unanimous vote on July 29, the San Juan County Commission withdrew all appeals. The decision was made after a special meeting of the Commission that included a lengthy...
“There’s Magic in the Air at the San Juan County Fair” is the theme of the 2019 San Juan County Fair, which runs August 3-10 at the San Juan County Fairgrounds in Monticello. The fair is a culmination of months of hard work and preparation by local residents and will showcase the talent and skill...
Life is a journey. That’s the way Bluff Dwellings Resort and Spa creator Jared Berrett sees it. He and his family have made it their mission to celebrate every day and he wants to help others do the same. That sentiment is reflected in the slogan he attached to his new resort tucked into the...
The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday unanimously affirmed the voting rights decision that resulted in a Navajo-majority control of San Juan County. In its ruling, the appeals court upheld the Utah District Court’s decision that San Juan County had violated the constitutional rights of...
San Juan County held a regular Commission meeting outside of Monticello for the first time on Tuesday, June 2 at the Monument Valley Welcome Center. After a work session and a spirited half hour of public comment, Commissioner Kenneth Maryboy introduced Oljato Chapter President James Adakai, who...
For the first time ever, a generous grant from San Juan County Visitor Services will enable a second printing of 101 Ways to Experience San Juan County. A new wave of the popular visitor guides will be available at local visitor centers, motels, restaurants and businesses in coming days. 101 Ways...
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. The plane...
The United States Supreme Court issued a ruling in the past week regarding political gerrymandering. In brief, the court ruled that the judicial system should not be the entity that draws the boundaries of political subdivisions. The majority opinion is that the Constitution set up a process in...

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