News Roundup
Oil and gas leases bring opportunity, challenge
On February 6, Friends of Cedar Mesa filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging federal oil and gas leases on lands in San Juan County managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
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Legislature considers issues that might impact San Juan County
The Utah State Legislature is in full session in Salt Lake City, with a number of issues that may impact San Juan County. The 75 members of the Utah House of Representatives include the first San J...
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Appeal filed on Greyeyes residency
Attorneys representing Blanding resident Kelly Laws have filed a notice of appeal of the January 29 ruling by Seventh District Judge Don Torgerson.
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Projects set the stage for Spanish Valley growth
A massive infrastructure development project, totaling more than $11 million, is setting the stage for continued growth and development of Spanish Valley. The project is bringing water and sewer se...
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New County Commission signals change is coming
After decades of a Republican majority on the San Juan County Commission, a new Democrat-controlled Commission is signaling a number of changes in San Juan County.
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New sheriff sets sights on partnership and trust
San Juan County Sheriff Jason Torgerson’s office in the public safety building is big and bright. A window on the west side lets in the afternoon sun, almost enough to make you forget the office is...
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Judge rules that Commissioner Willie Grayeyes is a resident of San Juan County
Seventh District Judge Don Torgerson has ruled that San Juan County Commissioner Willie Grayeyes is a resident of San Juan County and eligible to serve as Commissioner. The ruling states, "The Cour...
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Residency of Commissioner Grayeyes is the focus of lengthy hearing on January 22, ruling this week
The residency of San Juan County Commissioner Willie Grayeyes was the topic of a lengthy hearing on January 22 before Judge Don M. Torgerson in Seventh District Court in Monticello.
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In depth coverage of residency hearing
Judge Don Torgerson heard more than eight hours of testimony in a marathon hearing in Seventh District Court on January 22.
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School board declines CRA projects, awards bids for new school and gym
The San Juan School District will not participate in two Community Reinvestment Agency (CRA) projects. In a unanimous vote at the January 22 board meeting, the school board declined participation i...
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