Members of the Monticello community met with representatives from the Huntsman Cancer Institute on May 19. The Monticello VMTE Committee honored Pete and Jackie Steele, two charter members of the c...
Have you ever attended a graduation ceremony and thought to yourself, “That speaker did such a fine job--I wish his (or her) speech had never ended!”?
Whitehorse graduates 31
Under cloudy skies on May 23, 31 proud graduates marched into the Whitehorse High School gymnasium in Montezuma Creek to the Pomp and Circumstance under the direction of Utah Teacher of the Year ba...
Is the answer blowing in the wind?
John Riis, the first Manti La Sal forest ranger in the area, said of the wind in Monticello: “Always the wind blows in Monticello; round and round the mountain like a rollicking dog chasing its tai...
Remembering Bennion Redd
I never knew a kinder or gentler man than Bennion Redd. He was a familiar and comforting presence in Monticello for more than eight decades. I was lucky and honored to know Bennion for almost 25 ye...
I believe it was Pippi Longstocking that said, “Time flies, and one begins to grow old. This autumn I’ll be ten, and then I guess I’ll have seen my best days.”
A sign that affection hath not perished
For as long as any of us can remember, the method used by the Buckaroos of Monticello and the Broncos of Blanding to express teen-age affection for each other was to paint the old wreck in Devil’s ...
Warm memories from a wonderful childhood
It is a magical place; full of memories of a wonderful childhood. For generations of kids, the Monticello swimming pool was the place to be from the opening day in May, when the water seemed freezi...