News Roundup
Uproar over appointment of initial Bears Ears NM Advisory Committee
An uproar erupted in the past week after names were released for the initial Bears Ears National Monument Advisory Committee.
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San Juan School board addresses Blanding Heritage Language program, long term financial situation
Heritage Language programs at Blanding Elementary dominated discussion at the April 16 meeting of the San Juan School Board.
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County Administrator resigns, takes new post
San Juan County Administrator Kelly Pehrson has resigned his position and accepted a post as Deputy Director of the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food.
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Blanding City Council discusses CRAs, economic development, fire dept
The Blanding City Council continued their months-long discussion on Community Reinvestment Agency (CRA) policy revisions at their April 23 meeting.
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New wildlife crossings and fencing between Blanding and Monticello
The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) will add three new wildlife passages under US-191 south of Monticello and fill in a wildlife fencing gap this summer.
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Commission approves five resolutions, delays suit
During more than four hours of often contentious meetings on April 16, the San Juan County Commission passed five resolutions. Commissioners unanimously approved two resolutions regarding employmen...
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San Juan County auditor says the county is “in good financial shape”
“Overall, I would say the county is in good financial shape,” said San Juan County Auditor John Fellmeth in a report to County Commissioners on April 16. “So far, we have not had any major or unexp...
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San Juan teachers among the state’s top earners
San Juan School District teachers are some of the top earning teachers in the state. Surprised? That’s according to a report from the Utah Foundation, an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit researc...
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Representatives appointed to Bears Ears Nt’l Monument Advisory Committee
Fifteen individuals are now officially part of the initial Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Bears Ears National Monument Advisory Committee (BENMAC).
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Tensions high as residents comment at meeting
Monticello resident Kim Henderson was on the agenda during the work session of the April 16 meeting of the San Juan County Commission.
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