December 2009
Uranium Boom brings talk of new hospital; only question is where to put it
Believe it or not, there were many people at the apex of the uranium and oil boom of the 1950’s that were convinced that Monticello was going to grow to a population of 15-20 thousand. After all, t...
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A visit to Bethlehem
The birthplace of the Prince of Peace is, quite often, not a peaceful place. In ancient times, Bethlehem was an isolated, small village in a dusty corner of the Holy Land. Today, the city sits at t...
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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!
But, will it last? I was thinking last week that one of the best ways to preserve some things is to freeze them. So, thinks I, this Christmas card scene produced by last week’s snow should last as ...
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Bucks start off basketball season with a bang, defeat #2 ranked Piute, 43-39
The Monticello Buckaroos boys came up with two full-sized basketball wins over the weekend at the 1A preview in Richfield.
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“Cold ‘nuff fer ya?
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With the recent drop in temperatures and new snow I am reminded that cold and hot are relative terms. One man’s hot day is another woman’s cold day.
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Kaelin Perkins Nielson
Kaelin Perkins Nielson died on December 1, 2009 of a cerebral aneurism.
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Arah DeVar Shumway
DeVar was born to Arah E. and Grace Powell Shumway on April 18, 1920 in Blanding, UT. He peacefully passed away on November 26, 2009 in his home after a two year battle with cancer.
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Snowy tracks
Tracks are a bit more obvious in the snowy ground cover. Enter your photos in our Photo of the Week contest. We will pay $10 for each photo that runs in the San Juan Record . You can email your ent...
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Messiah arrives
The eagerly awaited production of Handel’s Messiah arrives this week, with performances scheduled at 7 p.m. on December 13 in Blanding and December 20 in Monticello. The production features the voc...
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San Juan Hospital to celebrate 50 years of continuous service
On January 6, 2010, the San Juan Hospital turns 50 years old. How many babies have been born there? How many great doctors and nurses have served the needs of southeastern Utah from within the wall...
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