News Roundup
Prairie dogs cause $100K in damage to sewer pond
Even though the Blanding City sewer lagoons may be a paradise for local prairie dogs, the pesky critters have caused an estimated $100,000 in damage to the waste management system.
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San Juan County confirms that cash balances follow a downward trend, dropping $2 million in two years
A downward trend in the San Juan County cash balance was confirmed by a report at the August 23 meeting of the San Juan County Commission.
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Meet Korey Dunn, the new Monticello Police Officer
Say hello, again, to Monticello’s newest City Policeman, Korey Dunn.  Yes, hello again, to Dunn and to his family, wife Analisa and eight year old daughter, Elaina. 
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School test scores rising
Final SAGE testing results for 2016 have been released by the State of Utah Board of Education. The testing shows impressive gains in the San Juan School District.
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Junior Livestock auction brings nearly $200,000
Buyers at the August 13 Junior Livestock Auction spent nearly $200,000 to purchase livestock raised by local youth. In total, 118 animals were sold at the annual auction, which provides the culmina...
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Cyber thieves scam $48,620 from County
In a June, 2016 cybercrime, more than $48,000 was wired from San Juan County to a man posing as a county consultant. The scam is known as a “Spear Phishing” attack. It is a targeted e-mail scam whi...
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Local health care organizations work together on survey to assess health needs and concerns
Eight hundred residents from throughout San Juan County are being asked to participate in a critically important survey that will help determine the healthcare needs and concerns in their communities.
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House passes Chaffetz amendment to improve Navajo school bus routes
An amendment introduced by Congressman Jason Chaffetz was adopted into the House Interior Appropriations bill (H.R. 5538).
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Astronaut, exhibits highlight Discovery Center opening
Approximately 600 local residents and visitors participated in a full day of activities to celebrate the grand opening of the Canyon Country Discovery Center on August 20 in Monticello.
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Grand opening of Discovery Center features the first astronaut with Native American heritage
The Canyon Country Discovery Center will celebrate a grand opening this weekend of the new facility in Monticello. The celebration will culminate a 15-year effort to develop the project, which beco...
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