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A surprise after decades of community service
Ellen Kirby went to the Monticello High School Christmas concert with absolutely no idea that she would be named Monticello Citizen of the Year.
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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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FBI apprehends San Juan County man for April murder near Bluff
A San Juan County man was arrested by the FBI at a residence in Bluff at 6:30 a.m. on Dec. 12 for the alleged murder of 31-year-old Antonio Montowine.
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Monticello Gingerbread Tour winners announced
Bobby Jane Gregory, owner of the Line Camp Steakhouse at Roughlock Resort, is 120 Cello Bucks richer after her impressive creation, “Grandma and Grandpa’s Cabin,” won top honors in the 2018 Montice...
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Blanding offers a bountiful array of gifts for everyone on your list
With Christmas day less than a week away, buying local gifts is more beneficial than ever. We have run out of time to wait for shipping, shipping mistakes, or gifts arriving a little more lackluste...
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Fake video of arch destruction leaves many scratching their heads
I have to admit that I watched the video several times this past week, marveling at how authentic it seemingly looked – but in that computer-generated kind of way.
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County creates 2019 preliminary budget
The San Juan County preliminary budget was discussed at a public hearing on Dec. 5 at the county building in Monticello. It was revealed that the net general fund for 2018 is currently in the red $...
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Monticello shops provide a myriad of unique gift opportunities and ideas
Merchants of Monticello place quality, meaningful gifts in their stores. If you haven’t been out to the local shops lately, you’ll be pleasantly surprised at what you’ll find.
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Another 60 years at Patio Drive-in
In the early 1950s, A&W opened two franchises. One in Blanding, the other in Monticello. While Monticello’s franchise went bust due to lack of business, Blanding’s was booming, so much so that the ...
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Monticello residents start “Hats for the Homeless” during Sacramento mission
It all started with Monticello resident Jeri Burt’s desire to be of service and help people who are in need. Because of her knitting skills, she began knitting hats for distribution.
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