News Roundup
SJSD continues discussion of potential CRA model
The San Juan School District (SJSD) held off on making a decision on the controversial Community Reinvestment Agency (CRA) policy Nov. 13 during their monthly board meeting at Monticello High School.
Nov 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 482 482 recommendations | email to a friend
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25 years of the Heritage Language Conference
In the quarter-century anniversary of the Heritage Languag Conference, 200 educators, students, and linguists alike gathered at Monument Valley High School on Nov. 16 for the annual meeting.
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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...
Nov 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 336 336 recommendations | email to a friend
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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.
Nov 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 352 352 recommendations | email to a friend
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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.
Nov 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 377 377 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Nov 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 339 339 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 327 327 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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