Life in San Juan
Doll blankets for preemie babies
One February, years ago, when Kathy Hurst was having her annual We’re in Stitches sale, a young woman from Monticello came and purchased ten flannel doll blankets and burp cloths.
MES nickel fundraising
Students at Monticello Elementary School are collecting special “Monticello” nickels as part of the fundraising effort for the Flights of Learning statue in front of the new school. Only nickels th...
San Juan High drill team
The San Juan High drill team marched in state competition on February 1. Under Coach Amber Black, the Royals include Bailey Alder, Morgan Black, Ivori Black, Amanda Grover, McKady Grover, Samantha ...
Blanding Elementary holds spelling bee
Blanding Elementary held its school spelling bee ON Friday, January 31. Twenty-three students participated and had a great competition. Jordan Clinger is the first place champion for the second t...
Rights…and what’s right
In 2004, two-thirds of Utah voters approved Amendment 3, defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman. In mid-December of 2013, Robert Shelby, a federal judge, ruled that Utah’s ban on same-...
A few stones short of a cluster
Once in a while, Barry and I have visitors at Twin Rocks Trading Post who say something like, “Wow, I am glad I finally caught you open. I have been here several times and you are always closed.”
USU Eastern is one of 21 local libraries
All told, there are 21 public libraries in San Juan County. Twelve belong to the San Juan School District, seven to the County library system (two of which partner with school district libraries), ...