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2019 New Year's Baby
Kyla and Jonathan Brewer celebrated the birth of their son Allen Paul Brewer Jan. 3, 2019, at 4:09 a.m. at the San Juan Hospital in Monticello. Allen is the 2019 San Juan County New Year’s baby. Co...
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A sacred duty – elected county officials take their oaths of office
Willie Grayeyes sits in the front row of the commission chambers in the San Juan County Courthouse on Monday, Jan. 7 with his family.
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The long road home
Mimi Toomey watches over her husband Ron, as he drifts in and out of sleep. She looks over the curves of his face, his beard, over every scar and wrinkle. She watches his chest rise and fall. Mimi ...
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Plenty of good skiing to be had in the Blues
San Juan County nordic skiers are lucky according to Jason Johnson, who brought his love of the sport to Monticello all the way from Vermont. He grew up skiing with his family there and has made it...
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Federal Judge drops suit against SJC Clerk/Auditor
On the same day that Willie Grayeyes was sworn into office as a newly elected member of the San Juan County Commission, United States District Judge David Nuffer agreed to dismiss the lawsuit filed...
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Election of Willie Grayeyes challenged in Seventh District Court
The election of Willie Grayeyes to the San Juan County Commission has been challenged by his Republican opponent. Kelly Laws filed the complaint in the Seventh District Court on Dec. 28, 2018, five...
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County challenges in 2019
There are changes on the horizon as a new San Juan County Commission is set to take office in coming days. Willie Grayeyes and Kenneth Maryboy will join Bruce Adams on the Commission. They face a h...
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One for the ages: A top ten review of 2018
Following the unprecedented focus and attention on San Juan County in 2017, 2018 followed in those footsteps with even more tremendous stories that shaped our lives and communities. Now that 2018 i...
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The most fascinating understudied place in the world
Elvis Presley’s “Blue Christmas” played on the radio. The lyrics came on slow with the scalding hot coffee. I sat, staring at the map of Indian Creek I had bought a few months ago that is pinned on...
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BLM proposes increased flexibility and access in Sage-Grouse plans
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has announced the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and proposed plan amendments addressing Greater Sage-Grouse conservation on publ...
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