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Seventy turbines needed to match this one well
Thanks for publishing my letter and fitting it all in (see the November 18 SJR). I’ve received a few ‘positive’ comments so far, but also asking for how I got my numbers, so I have provided a Table...
Nov 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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Has Thanksgiving been gobbled up by Christmas?
My second youngest daughter currently works at a Joann fabric and crafts store. She told me that a few weeks ago that a customer demanded to know, “Where’s Thanksgiving? You’ve gone right from Hall...
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Blanding has new police and fire chiefs
Blanding has a new police chief and a new fire chief after the November 10 meeting of the Blanding City Council. The appointments were made by Mayor Calvin Balch.
Nov 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local quilts to new mothers in Africa
Members of the Grayson Country Quilters Guild from Blanding and surrounding area recently donated baby quilts and receiving blankets for delivery to the Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital Birthing W...
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Rodeo matches mascots
SportShorts has always had a fascination with mascots, as evidenced by the favorite fictional Workin’ LaVerkins.  Isn’t it interesting that Monticello and San Juan High schools are the Buckaroos an...
Nov 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1106 1106 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shopko announces opening of Blanding store
Shopko has announced that it will open a new Shopko Hometown store at 860 South Main Street in Blanding. The store is expected to open in January in the building previously occupied by Alco.
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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Today Show visits San Juan County
NBC’s The Today Show briefly visited San Juan County this week as part of weatherman Al Roker’s cross country trip. Roker stopped at the Four Corners Monument on November 9 in a race to visit all 5...
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
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Honor Flight for local men
“Ladies and Gentleman,” the airport worker shouted, “May I have your attention, we have heroes in our midst!” Those were the words welcoming Honor Flight recipients Arlo Freestone and Gerold (Jack)...
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vote by mail fraught with problems
I have had an uneasy feeling about the mail in ballots.  It seems rather evident that there is a much greater possibility of fraud with mail in ballots than there are with traditional polling.  
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
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MHS drama presents Cool Suit this week
Cool Suit, a musical retelling of the Emperor’s New Clothes, will be presented by the Monticello High School drama department in five performances this week, beginning on Wednesday, November 11. Mo...
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 377 377 recommendations | email to a friend
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