News Roundup
Candidates for San Juan County Sheriff
Running for San Juan County Sheriff are Cal Dean Black and Jason Torgerson.
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Memorial Day NASCAR race honors Aaron Butler
The memory of Staff Sgt Aaron Butler was honored at the Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR race, held on Memorial Day weekend at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina.
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Judge orders SUWA to pay county attorney fees
The Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (SUWA) has been ordered to pay the court costs for filing a lawsuit against the San Juan County Commission.
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Information sought on April 14 murder near Bluff
Information is sought on the murder of Antonio Montowine on April 14 south of Bluff. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the ar...
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New surgeon realizes dream to return home
Dr. Mario La Giglia’s 22-year desire to return to San Juan County is officially reality, as he becomes the newest surgeon in the area. He will serve as a surgeon at San Juan Hospital in Monticello ...
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Governor replaces retiring Judge Anderson
Changes have been made to the Seventh District Court after the retirement of Judge Lyle R. Anderson. Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed Don M. Torgerson to take Anderson’s place.
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What is gerrymandering?
At the crux of the debate surrounding the San Juan County redistricting is the loaded term gerrymandering.
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One person’s “fair” is another person’s “unjust”
In San Juan County, one person’s fairness is another person’s injustice. Perhaps nothing has underscored the debate on political fairness more than residents’ reactions to the redistricted voting b...
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Five school board seats up in election
Twelve candidates have filed their intent to run for school board in a special circumstance election that opens up five board member seats, compared to the usual two to three.
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Remarkable and unexpected diversity in San Juan County
A variety of characters were among the 50 or so passengers on the plane to Grand Junction. There were young solo adventurers and bubbly older couples whom I helped with luggage. But when I finally ...
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