Life in San Juan
Fiddling poet coming to Blanding
When Ken Waldman, Alaska’s Fiddling Poet, comes to Blanding on Monday, September 24, it will be Waldman’s first ever public show in San Juan County and the end of a three-show Utah tour co-sponsore...
“Hope Walks” aim to prevent suicide
Teen suicide is an extremely painful issue, and the tragedy has impacted local communities in recent years. Last year, 44 youth ages ten to 17 died by suicide in Utah. Utah ranks fifth in the natio...
Training exercises for firefighters
Local fire fighters were playing basketball in full gear during training exercises on August 23 in Blanding. It was a learning experience to work hard while using oxygen masks. Lacey Ivins photo
San Juan Health Service District and Blue Mountain Hospital recently teamed up to award $7,500 in scholarships to local residents who are pursuing higher education degrees in healthcare-related fie...
Greetings parents and students
It seems like just yesterday it was May 25 and students were rushing out school doors ready for a fun-filled summer break. Now it’s August 15 and school starts tomorrow.