Life in San Juan
“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.
Pioneer Day celebration
The annual Pioneer Day Celebration brightened Monticello July 19 to 21. Thousands of guests attended from around the country, making it one of the many highlights of the summer.