News Roundup
Wilderness bill progressing without sponsor
Despite the fact that the major sponsor is no longer in the U.S. Senate and a major supporter is no longer on the San Juan County Commission, a bill to designate wilderness in San Juan County is co...
Apr 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Major potash operation one step closer to opening
A major potash mining operation is moving ahead with hopes to begin operations in San Juan County. Details were discussed at the April 25 meeting of the San Juan County Commission.
Apr 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Body discovered five years after man disappears
The body of Kenneth Schneider has been discovered in the canyon country of San Juan County more than five years after he disappeared.
Apr 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Business spotlight is on San Juan Pest Management
This week, the Business Spotlight is on San Juan Pest Management, owned by Monticello residents Tom Wigginton, Thomas Wigginton, and Clint Moore. They purchased pest and tree spraying portions of t...
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Local students triumph at state history fair, nine earn spot at nationals
The war of the History Fair has had its latest battle. On April 19, 2011, students armed with historical facts and creative projects gathered at the Salt Lake Community College Miller Campus to com...
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Budget deal defunds Wild Lands Initiative
Republican congressmen and President Obama reached an agreement in early April that will result in federal expenditure budget cuts.
Apr 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monticello creates organization to hold Rec funds
The Monticello City Council unanimously voted to approve the separation of the “parent fund” from the City of Monticello and allow it to be run through a 501-C3 non-profit organization.
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Protesters exceed 200
Despite snowflakes, cold temperatures and high winds, over 100 four wheelers, jeeps and dirt bikes gathered in the parking lot of the Southeast Utah Visitor Tourist Center in Monticello on April 9....
Apr 13, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tsébii’nidzisgai nearing completion
A recent photo of Tsébii’nidzisgai Elementary School at Monument Valley shows the progress being made, including recently added grass. The school will open with the new 2011-2012 school year in Aug...
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Protest over land access planned on Saturday
A peaceful protest is planned this weekend in Monticello and Blanding, culminating in a hike to Recapture Canyon. Sponsor of the event is SPEAR (San Juan Public Entry and Access Rights), a group of...
Apr 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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