News Roundup
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...
May 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 797 797 recommendations | email to a friend
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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.
May 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 750 750 recommendations | email to a friend
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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.
May 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 731 731 recommendations | email to a friend
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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.
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President Trump expected to order review of Antiquities Act, possibly setting the stage to change Bears Ears National Monument boundary
U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of the use of the Antiquities Act over the past 20 years, including the creation of two massive national monuments that were created in sou...
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Earth Day Earthquake in Bears Ears National Mon.
An earthquake measuring 2.9 on the Richter scale struck an isolated area of San Juan County on April 22 at 1 a.m. The epicenter of the quake is on Mancos Mesa near Lake Powell.
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 429 429 recommendations | email to a friend
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Now is the time for locals to “own” Bears Ears NM
In the four months since the designation of the Bears Ears National Monument by President Barack Obama, San Juan County seems to have been in a state of suspended animation.
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Excerpts of Senator Hatch speech about Bears Ears on floor of the U.S. Senate
Last week, I had the opportunity to return home to visit the recently declared Bears Ears National Monument. This federal designation encompasses roughly 1.35 million acres in Utah and is located i...
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