News Roundup
Two months after “rush”, still few mineral filings
Nearly two months has passed since headlines around the country declared that a land grab was about to take place in San Juan County.
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Three winners, 14 runners-up in annual Sterling Scholar competition
A total of 17 local students received honors at the annual Sterling Scholar competition, including three local students who were named Sterling Scholar.
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Top 20 bull rider visits Aneth Community School
Keyshawn Whitehorse, one of the top 20 bull riders in the world, made a surprise appearance at Aneth Community School on March 21 as part of March Literacy Month.  He read “Oh, The Places You Will ...
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Job Fair is Thursday for employers and workers
Employers and job seekers are encouraged to attend a Job Fair this week.
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Forest Service is revisiting wilderness
For several decades, the wilderness debate in San Juan County has focused on land managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). In contrast, many assumed that wilderness on Forest Service lands i...
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Sky Ranch airstrip project grows in Spanish Valley
A 40-year-old air strip in Spanish Valley, in northern San Juan County, is the focus of controversy after it was recently repaved as part of a project to develop the area.
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Blanding City Council hears that crime statistics are moving up
Crime appears to be up in Blanding, and the Blanding Police Department is struggling to meet the demand. Details were discussed at the Blanding City Council meeting on March 13.
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Community chapters for Chamber of Commerce
The San Juan Chamber of Commerce is pursuing a structure of having community chapters for the county-wide Chamber of Commerce. Chapters are underway in Monticello and Blanding, and the hope is to d...
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BLM to host meetings for new monument plans
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will host four public scoping meetings as part of the ongoing land use planning for Bears Ears National Monument and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
Mar 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 347 347 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monticello City, entrepreneur may trigger gold rush
A local entrepreneur is interested in drawing visitors to Monticello for a literal gold-rush. Details were discussed at the March 6 meeting of the Monticello City Council.
Mar 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 302 302 recommendations | email to a friend
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