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Photo of the week
Sod roof homestead near Eastland (and when we think times are tough, give thanks to the pioneers who settled this country). Enter your photos in our Photo of the Week contest. We will pay $10 for e...
Jul 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 1367 1367 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pioneer Day events will fill this weekend
Pioneer Day will be celebrated in Monticello with events scheduled on Friday and Saturday, July 24 and 25. “Our Legacy” is the theme for the annual celebration. Utah celebrates Pioneer Day on July ...
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Candidates file for elections in area communities
A number of positions will be on the November 3 General Election ballot in area communities. There is limited interest in some races, competitive interest in other races, and such broad interest in...
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Rains not enough to dampen fire danger
Recent wildland fires on Pine Ridge near La Sal and the Chippean Rocks Fire near Blanding demonstrate that fire danger is real in southeast Utah despite this year’s unusually damp, cool summer.
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King and I opens next week
The King and I opens on Thursday, July 30, in Monticello. When the curtain rises, theater goers will be treated to a beautifully rendered stage set. They will see the home of King Mongkut of Siam.
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Planting a tree
I keep learning things about myself; not all of which I like. For example, I went to the nursery for some plants the other day and for the first time in my life when I considered purchasing a tree,...
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New arrests made in ongoing investigation of artifact trafficking
Federal agents continue to investigate illegal trafficking in ancient artifacts. A series of raids on June 10 were the first public knowledge of an investigation that has been on-going for more tha...
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Wet June may turn into early arrival of monsoon
An abnormally wet month, particularly in northern San Juan County, resulted in wetter than normal conditions in June. Rain in Monticello was 257 percent of normal, with precipitation on 13 days of ...
Jul 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Monticello Airport construction in high gear


Stan Bergstrom, superintendent and project manager of the new, multi-million dollar airport being built four and a half miles north of Monticello, reports that everything is on schedule and going w...
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ATV accident in Eastland claims the life of seven year old boy
A tragic accident involving an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) claimed the life of a seven-year-old boy on June 24.
Jul 01, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 598 598 recommendations | email to a friend
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