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Public comment period for oil well near Wilson Arch ends
Public comment period ended Nov. 14 on a proposed oil well 1.7 miles southeast from Looking Glass Rock on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) maintained land. Residents in the Wilson Arch Resort Commun...
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Potash Mine accident kills two, leaves one unconscious
The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office released a press release Saturday, Nov. 10, informing of an accident that took place in North San Juan County that morning. The accident claimed the lives of tw...
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Blanding Amazing Race introduces contestants to area businesses
A razor-edged, November wind cuts through a crowd of amassed contestants eager to begin the first-ever Blanding Amazing Race.
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How close is too close?
Some of our readers may have read Jame Ogle’s letter to the editor in the paper last week and noticed the BLM public comment period article on the next page.
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Pop’s Burritos adds brand new element with axe throwing arena
If you happen to be eating one of Pop’s famous, local burritos after 6 p.m., you might hear the dull thud of an axe hitting its target.
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Center helps students Discover learning
The 40 fifth grade students from Lewis-Arriola Elementary School listen as Lauren Isbell discusses the fact that every rock has a story to tell. Isbell holds their attention with fascinating insigh...
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A salute to service 2018, locals pay tribute to area service men and women
It’s the kind of morning that you wake up and hear the wind unrelentingly bear down on everything in its path. It’s the kind of day where many stay inside, warm and cozy against the winter winds.
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Historic election provides a monumental shift from past for San Juan County
San Juan County Clerk/Auditor John David Nielson calls in from Monument Valley to the polling station in Monticello at the courthouse. His cell phone service cuts in and out, as he attempts to give...
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Book, magazine, and documentary readdress Bears Ears debate
For those who thought the Bears Ears National Monument debate was a thing of the past, there are two in-depth features actively exploring the ongoing controversy this month. A new book, ‘Voices Fro...
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Let it rain, let it rain
As we head into the month of November, precipitation numbers reveal that Blanding received more precipitation in the month of October than it received throughout the course of the previous 12 months.
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