2010 Archives
Local man killed in deer/motorcycle crash
A San Juan County man was killed on July 5 when he struck a deer on his motorcycle while traveling on US Highway 191 just south of Monticello.
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Blanding celebrates Independence Day

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San Juan High Class of ‘57 reunion
The San Juan High School class of 1957 held their 60th year class reunion on July 3 and 4.  “Six or seven decades ago, graduating classes were much smaller than they are today,” recalls Gary Guymon...
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Ma is such a big tease
Folks are still busy, busy, busy with summer activities.  And, it is still hotter than the Fourth of July! 
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Doug Wright named new Monticello City Manager
Doug Wright is the new Monticello City Manager. He takes the place of Ty Bailey, who recently resigned to accept a similar position in Morgan, UT.
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Little support in City of Blanding for Bears Ears
Bears Ears National Monument took center stage again at the June 27 meeting of the Blanding City Council. Blanding residents once again filled the conference room to defend their opinions about the...
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New owners at Blue Mountain Foods
After 30 years, Blue Mountain Foods is under new ownership. While Doug and Chris Allen have retired and sold the business, the only grocery store in Monticello will stay in the family. Two of Allen...
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SJR Travel completes a successful trip to Holy Land
We recently returned from another exhilarating and exhausting trip to the Holy Land under the auspices of our periodic travel company: SJR Travel.
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Local crafts boots for Chase Home Museum of Utah Folk Arts
Lifelong La Sal resident and craftsman Shane Deeter has a pair of handmade boots on display at the Chase Home Museum of Utah Folk Arts.  The museum had two handmade saddles in their collection but ...
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Pro Rodeo returns to San Juan County
On June 16 and 17, San Juan County hostd its first professional rodeo in more than 20 years. The stands were packed to standing room only for both nights. Nearly 1,400 tickets were sold for the event.
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Blanding Independence Day celebrations coming
Once again, it’s that time of year, as Blanding gears up for its annual Independence Day tradition. Thousands are expected to converge for a day of patriotic celebration that will stretch a few day...
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Rodeo Queens crowned
Kiley Tracy (right) is the Blue Mountain Round-up Rodeo Queen for 2017. Tayia Bennett (left) is Junior Queen. Courtesy photo
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Miss San Juan crowned
Carlin Goodwine (left) was recently named Miss San Juan for 2017. Ashley Adair (right) is her attendant. Courtesy photo
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High fire danger prompts fire restrictions in San Juan County and beyond
Current and forecasted weather conditions coupled with extremely dry conditions and heavy loading of vegetation throughout San Juan County have created hazardous fire conditions.
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Country artist Collin Raye to headline San Juan County Fair on August 10
Country music superstar Collin Raye will highlight the San Juan County Fair with a performance on Thursday, August 10 at the San Juan County Fairgrounds in Monticello.
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