News Roundup
Travel and tourism sector sees significant growth
Travel and tourism is seeing significant growth in San Juan County, even as other sectors of the economy show little or no growth. “There are a lot of opportunities if you have a unique and good qu...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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New business in Monticello
Monticello’s newest business is Hometown Stitching. Located at 40 East 200 South, Hometown Stitching offers sewing classes, alterations, and crafting supplies.
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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School district names new superintendent
Dr. Ed Lyman has accepted the position as Superintendent of the San Juan School District. He will replace Dr. Douglas Wright beginning on July 1, 2016. The appointment was announced to school perso...
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commencement set at USU Eastern Blanding campus
Nearly 200 degrees and certificates will be presented at the annual commencement ceremony of the Utah State University Eastern Blanding campus. The event is Friday, April 29, at 1 p.m. in the San J...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Latigo Wind Park update
As you reported last month, the Latigo Wind Park began commercial operation on March 11. We want to take this opportunity to thank the community for their patience with the increased traffic, and t...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lead from lone faucet at La Sal School
An unused water faucet at La Sal Elementary School tested positive for high lead content in a recent water quality test. The test results set off a series of additional tests and resulted in cappin...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students advance to National History Fair
Two groups of local students earned awards in the Utah History Fair on April 16. Kaia Jay, Esperanza Lee and Kami Atcitty (above) took first place in the junior division for a documentary on The Lo...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Juan County files Voting Rights countersuit
San Juan County has filed a countersuit in the ongoing legal battle over voting rights in the county. The countersuit was filed on March 31, 2016 by San Juan County Clerk John David Nielson and Com...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commissioners hear report on tourism promotion
The San Juan County Commission meeting on April 5 covered a lot of ground, including tourism development, fixing roads, dog control, and a resolution to approve $1.5 million in lease revenue bonds ...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bears Ears National Monument designation disastrous for Utah grassroots Navajos
Trusting the federal government has historically resulted in broken promises for Native Americans. As a Diné/Navajo woman, a resident of San Juan County and Commissioner, I speak in behalf of my co...
Apr 12, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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