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New BLM field manager has a familiar face
There is something new and something old at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Gary Torres, our favorite emeritus columnist and former Cave Guy, was hired as the new manager for the Monticello Fi...
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Wet winter expected to turn into heavy spring runoff
After the third-wettest winter in the past 35 years, San Juan County is anxious to see area reservoirs begin to fill and possibly overflow.
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City of Blanding considering changes to water rates and impact fees
The City of Blanding is considering a change that may significantly alter the way that water rates are determined.
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History Fair honors triumph, tragedy
“Triumph and Tragedy” is the theme of the annual History Fair that was held on April 1 at the Utah State University Blanding campus.
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Bears Ears Souvenir Shop opens at Yak’s Café
The first-ever souvenir shop for the Bears Ears National Monument has opened in Blanding, UT. Tamy Jaramillo, owner of Yak’s Café, released her line of Bears Ears merchandise on January 1.
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Junipers
When I was a teenager, my family moved into my great-grandparents’ farmhouse in north central Kansas. The two ancient red cedars which flanked the front porch seemed dark and foreboding, and every ...
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San Juan County well represented on All-state basketball teams
Seven local athletes were selected for girls and boys All-state basketball teams and two more received honorable mentions this year. The Deseret News made the announcement last week.
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Concern about Spanish Valley planning efforts
A multi-year planning process to develop ordinances in Spanish Valley has been put on hold – at least for the short term – after a series of public hearings at the San Juan County Commission meetin...
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Car/truck crash leaves one seriously injured
One woman was seriously injured, and her unborn child killed, in a two-car crash at the intersection of Highway 191 and the Needles Overlook road at milepost 93 on March 21.
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Petition opposes expansion of Bears Ears
Cheryl Bowers, a member of the Blanding City Council, is heading up a petition for county residents who oppose the expansion of Bears Ears National Monument.
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