News Roundup
Alcohol sales in Blanding on the November ballot
With four “ayes” and one abstention at the March 14 meeting of the Blanding City Council, the issue of alcohol sales in Blanding will be on the November general election ballot.
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 172 172 recommendations | email to a friend
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9 Things to Know About Grand Staircase National Monument
Grand Staircase – Escalante National Monument was created on September 18, 1996 by President Bill Clinton using the Antiquities Act. The designation was made from Grand Canyon National Park, more t...
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
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Economic Development / Visitor Services in upheaval after termination of director
After the termination of a longtime employee, San Juan County is back to the drawing board with economic development efforts.
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elementary teacher is Teacher of Year
Jenny Atcitty, a renowned teacher from Montezuma Creek Elementary School, is the 2017 Teacher of the Year for the San Juan School District. Atcitty was presented the honor at a March 6 banquet spon...
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New Secretary of Interior to focus on Bears Ears
Ryan Zinke was approved as the new Secretary of the Interior by the US Senate on March 1. With the appointment, one of his first orders of business is Bears Ears National Monument, the massive 1.35...
Mar 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blanding alcohol ban may be put on ballot
The Blanding City Council may put the city alcohol ban on the ballot in November. The idea was discussed at the February 28 council meeting.
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Bluff hosts large Celebrate Cedar Mesa gathering
The annual Celebrate Cedar Mesa event brought close to 400 people to Bluff over the past weekend for three days of volunteer projects, presentations, and workshops.
Mar 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 186 186 recommendations | email to a friend
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A visit with Garth Wilson
Forty years since its beginning, USU Eastern–Blanding is a crown jewel for higher education in San Juan County. 
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San Juan High Drama
The San Juan High School drama department recently presented a rousing Seven Brides For Seven Brothers. Cast members include: (back row left to right) Brody Nielson, Charity Raisor, Kasidy Reid, Ka...
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BLM special agent is focus of investigations
Dan Love, a controversial law-enforcement agent for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), is the subject of several investigations into his actions as special-agent-in-charge of BLM activities in Ut...
Feb 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 185 185 recommendations | email to a friend
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