News Roundup
Sheriff, two deputies face charges by Atty General
The Utah Attorney General has filed charges in Seventh District Court against San Juan County Sheriff Rick Eldredge and two of his deputies.
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White Mesa Ute lead protest against uranium mill
More than 90 people gathered outside the White Mesa Community Center on the morning of May 13 and prepared to march five miles north to the White Mesa Mill.
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Councilman resigns from Blanding City Council
Blanding City Councilman Trevor Olsen has resigned from the city council effective immediately. Olsen announced his decision at the May 9 meeting of the council.
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Secretary of Interior tours Bears Ears area
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke completed a two-day visit to San Juan County on May 8 and 9 to investigate Bears Ears National Monument.
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Interior Department announces first-ever formal public comment period to review Antiquities Act monuments
At the same time that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced a tour of the Bears Ears National Monument, the Department of the Interior announced the first ever formal public comment period for me...
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County Commissioners head to Washington, DC
Soon after US President Donald Trump signed an executive order to review use of the Antiquities Act, San Juan County Commissioners made a trip to Washington DC to meet with federal officials.
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Shoshone Tribe pulls support for Bears Ears
A Utah-based Native American tribe is expressing concern about the process that created Bears Ears National Monument.
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New logo for Blanding
Blanding City approved a new logo after more than six months of drafts, discussions, and disagreements.
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New superintendant announces resignation from San Juan School District after one year in the post
Dr. Ed Lyman has announced that he is leaving the San Juan School District after serving as superintendent for less than one year. His resignation is effective on August 1.
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UPDATE: President Trump signs Executive Order to review possible abuses of Antiquities Act
Possible abuses of the Antiquities Act will be reviewed in the next 45 days after an Executive Order was signed by President Donald Trump on April 26.
Apr 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 301 301 recommendations | email to a friend
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