San Juan County

The Lisbon Valley Mining Company has laid off all workers at its mining and milling operations in San Juan County and announced that it is not able to pay the workers for their work. The actions leave an estimated 65 local workers without a paycheck and facing an uncertain future. In a statement,...
The first San Juan County resident to test positive for COVID-19 has been diagnosed in the Salt Lake Valley. San Juan Public Health Department (SJPH) said the individual has been staying in the Salt Lake Valley for some period of time and does not plan to return to San Juan County until after the...
by Kenneth Maryboy, Chairman, San Juan County Commission San Juan County has taken a proactive measure by declaring a Public Health State of Emergency. This preventive move is intended to protect vulnerable populations in our community, such as the elderly and persons with underlying health...
San Juan County has declared a Public Health State of Emergency due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. Officials state that the designation is a preventive move intended to protect vulnerable populations in the community, such as the elderly, and persons with underlying health conditions. The official...
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...
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...
Planning and zoning issues in Bluff and Spanish Valley, two of the fastest-changing areas of San Juan County, dominated discussion at the February 18 meeting of the San Juan County Commission. A petition signed by 79 Bluff residents and/or property owners asked the Commission to terminate the...
The unemployment rate in San Juan County is estimated at 3.8 percent, according to data recently released by the Utah Department of Workforce Services (DWS). This is one of the lowest unemployment rates on record and compares to a 6.0 percent rate in October 2018. Despite the drop in unemployment,...
Navajo Mountain was the location of the January 21 meeting of the San Juan County Commission.  It was the first such meeting in the isolated community, which is 200 miles from the San Juan County Courthouse in Monticello. After being welcomed by Navajo Mountain Chapter President Hank Stevens, the...

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