News Roundup
County Fair a big hit, despite injuries
Cowboy Boots and Country Roots were celebrated for ten days as the San Juan County Fair wound to a close on August 14. A list of fair winners is found on pages 2, 8 and 9 of this newspaper. In addi...
Aug 18, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
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New manager for City of Monticello
Kelly Pehrson is excited about his new position as Monticello City Manager. The native son leaves a successful banking career in Arizona to tackle a challenge in Monticello.
Jul 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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New book retells local story
Amy and Bill were building their dream at La Sal, Utah in 1902 when Bill was murdered. Their oldest son, Bill Jr, was then 4 years old and the loss of his father forever colored his attitude toward...
Apr 28, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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County may implement new 1% restaurant tax
San Juan County is considering a new tax that could help generate up to $250,000 a year in sales tax revenue. The proposed Tourism, Recreation, Convention and Cultural (TRCC) tax would impose a one...
Apr 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weight-loss group therapy classes offered
America is one of the richest, most progressive countries in the world. So why would CBS News release the following statement earlier this year describing our current American population: “This cou...
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Monticello manager resigns
Monticello City Manger Myron Lee submitted a letter of resignation to the city council on April 2. Lee said that he has accepted a new position in the St. George area and will start his new job on ...
Apr 07, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 326 326 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pondering at the pump
I know that I may be fighting a losing battle here. However, after a few recent letters to the Editor and the Life is Good article on page 7, I feel that the opposing viewpoint needs to be expresse...
Apr 07, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legislature passes 2-year extension of trust fund programs
The Utah State Legislature has passed Senate Bill 237, which provides for the continuation of college level financial aid to Utah Navajo students and the continued use of funds for pre-approved hou...
Apr 07, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bluff group purchases archaeological site
The Southwest Heritage Foundation of Bluff is celebrating its recent purchase of an extensive archaeological site located at the base of the iconic landmark Navajo Twins rock formation in Bluff.
Apr 07, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 237 237 recommendations | email to a friend
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Input sought on lands bill
San Juan County is completing a process to develop a comprehensive land use bill for the county, and is seeking input from the public.
Mar 31, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 258 258 recommendations | email to a friend
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