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Blanding prepares for annual Fourth of July fun
The City of Blanding and its residents are hard at work preparing for the 2015 Independence Day celebration, which centers on the Fourth of July and stretches into days before and after.
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No use of state funds for Lyman defense, appeal
Funds from the State of Utah will not be used to help cover legal costs incurred by San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman for the Recapture Canyon protest. The decision was made at a June 24 meet...
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Wind park moving ahead
sPower is moving ahead with plans to install a 27-turbine wind park north of Monticello. sPower officials state that construction is set to begin this month (July), with at least partial completion...
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Spotted Elk uses strong heritage in effort to assist indiginous people
Sheldon Spotted Elk is a warrior. He is a descendant of Cheyenne Dog Soldiers, and the son of Navitt and Maxcene Spotted Elk, a Northern Cheyenne and a fifth generation pioneer.
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At 10 a.m., it was already hot. Summer had finally arrived in Bluff, and that, combined with the effects of global warming, had pushed temperatures into the extreme range.
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Dinosaur Museum marks 20 years in Blanding
For the past 20 years, ancient dinosaurs have found an air-conditioned home in Blanding. This July 4 marks the twentieth year anniversary of The Dinosaur Museum.
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Body of lost hiker found in Canyonlands Park
The body of a 69-year-old man from Kanab, UT was recovered near Canyonlands National Park on June 27. Kenneth Johnson was found in Davis Canyon near the eastern border of the Needles District of th...
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Schools set tax rates
A significant drop in the assessed value of area properties dominated the discussion on June 22 as the San Juan School District set property tax rates at a school board meeting.
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Salvation Knoll trails and signs are dedicated
A dedication service on June 20 marked the opening of a hiking trail and interpretive signs at Salvation Knoll. The road-side site, located 28 miles west of Blanding on Highway 95, is dedicated to ...
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State fund may be used for Recapture Canyon defense
A committee of the Utah State Legislature has approved the use of up to $100,000 in state funds for legal costs related to the May, 2014 Recapture Canyon protest.
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