Life in San Juan
Spelling bee winners ready for region
Adriana Johnson was the winner again in the San Juan School District Spelling Bee on February 5.
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Blanding teacher is science teacher of year
Robert Turk, a fifth grade teacher at Blanding Elementary School, was awarded the Elementary Science Teacher of the Year for the southeast region by the Utah Science Teacher Association (UtSTA). 
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Monument Valley High School teacher wins excellence award
Doug Freed, a teacher at Monument Valley High School, was honored with the Utah Office of Multicultural Affairs (MCA) Excellence in Education award at the State Capitol on February 5. The award hig...
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BYU Orchestra to perform
Blue Mountain Entertainment presents the BYU Chamber Orchestra on Saturday, February 16 at 7 p.m. in the Monticello High School auditorium.
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County students can win cash in writing contest
Writing is a powerful tool. The ability to write is the ability to communicate complex emotions, share vivid stories, and inform others.
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2019 Bluff Balloon Festival
The 2019 Bluff Balloon Festival lit up the night sky and filled the day with bright color on January 18-20.
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21st annual Bluff Balloon Festival set to take flight
The annual International Bluff Balloon Festival has been a staple in San Juan County for 21 years.
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The long road home
Mimi Toomey watches over her husband Ron, as he drifts in and out of sleep. She looks over the curves of his face, his beard, over every scar and wrinkle. She watches his chest rise and fall. Mimi ...
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The most fascinating understudied place in the world
Elvis Presley’s “Blue Christmas” played on the radio. The lyrics came on slow with the scalding hot coffee. I sat, staring at the map of Indian Creek I had bought a few months ago that is pinned on...
Jan 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 387 387 recommendations | email to a friend
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Artist Joe Pachak puts finishing touches on his seventh-annual winter solstice sculpture
Since October, artist Joe Pachak has been constructing a 25-foot tall coyote sculpture in the center of Bluff. The body is made of cottonwood, willow, and tamarisk and it’s covered with a “fur” of ...
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