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County considers large property tax increase
A tax increase may be coming to property owners in San Juan County.  The county introduced the possibility at a Commission meeting in Blanding on October 1.
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San Juan football team shuts down Grand County for homecoming win
San Juan High School head football coach Barkley Christensen doesn’t like homecoming. He says all the special activities and celebrations tend to make football players lose focus and come out slugg...
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San Juan volleyball team wins another, is ranked number one
The San Juan High School volleyball team continued to cruise through their schedule with another win last Thursday, September 26 over Carbon. The Lady Dinos did provide a bit of a challenge, taking...
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Monticello golf team places seventh at state
After finishing fourth in Region 16, the Monticello boys golf team qualified for the 2A Utah State Golf Championships held at the Rose Park Golf Course in Salt Lake City September 24-26. After a pr...
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Blanding City Council disagrees on proposed impact fee changes
The Blanding Council had a lively discussion about wastewater impact fees at their September 24 meeting. Councilmember Logan Shumway expressed concern at the dramatic increase in the wastewater fee...
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The history of commission districts in San Juan County, Utah
Because history gives context and perspective to current situations, the history of commission districting in San Juan County bears repeating.
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San Juan County agrees to $2.6 million settlement for attorney fees for seven-year voting rights/redistricting case
San Juan County will pay $2.6 million in legal fees to make a settlement in the massive voting rights lawsuit between the county and the Navajo Nation.  The settlement was approved at a special mee...
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Monticello City Council considers policy changes
The Monticello City Council held two public hearings on September 17 and considered a number of changes to city policy and ordinances.
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SJ School Board gets construction update, hears school reports
The San Juan School Board met on September 11 at Whitehorse High School in Montezuma Creek. Business Administrator Kyle Hosler provided a brief update of the progress on construction projects for B...
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Crane promoted
Benjamin B. Crane, son of Dennis and Fay Loy Crane of Monticello, has been promoted to the rank of Master Sergeant in the Utah Army National Guard.  He will serve as the Area NCOIC supervising recr...
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