News Roundup
Public comment period for oil well near Wilson Arch ends
Public comment period ended Nov. 14 on a proposed oil well 1.7 miles southeast from Looking Glass Rock on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) maintained land. Residents in the Wilson Arch Resort Commun...
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Potash Mine accident kills two, leaves one unconscious
The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office released a press release Saturday, Nov. 10, informing of an accident that took place in North San Juan County that morning. The accident claimed the lives of tw...
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Blanding Amazing Race introduces contestants to area businesses
A razor-edged, November wind cuts through a crowd of amassed contestants eager to begin the first-ever Blanding Amazing Race.
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How close is too close?
Some of our readers may have read Jame Ogle’s letter to the editor in the paper last week and noticed the BLM public comment period article on the next page.
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Historic election provides a monumental shift from past for San Juan County
San Juan County Clerk/Auditor John David Nielson calls in from Monument Valley to the polling station in Monticello at the courthouse. His cell phone service cuts in and out, as he attempts to give...
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Book, magazine, and documentary readdress Bears Ears debate
For those who thought the Bears Ears National Monument debate was a thing of the past, there are two in-depth features actively exploring the ongoing controversy this month. A new book, ‘Voices Fro...
Nov 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 392 392 recommendations | email to a friend
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Let it rain, let it rain
As we head into the month of November, precipitation numbers reveal that Blanding received more precipitation in the month of October than it received throughout the course of the previous 12 months.
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Input sought on proposed oil, gas well
The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public input on a proposal from Wesco Operating, Inc. to drill an oil and gas well in northern San Juan County.
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Forest Service asks for public input on new National Forest Plan Revision
The Manti-La Sal National Forest Plan Revision is in the second phase of a three-phase process. The Forest Service is formulating a new Forest Plan because the last plan was formulated in 1986 and ...
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Blanding native Phil Lyman looks to represent District 73 in the Utah House
Phil Lyman is no stranger in San Juan County. He is a fifth-generation native of San Juan County and has served as the County Commissioner of District 2 for the past eight years.
Oct 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 576 576 recommendations | email to a friend
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