News Roundup
Spanish Valley zoning regulations repeal may appear on ballot
A petition to seek the repeal of new planning and zoning regulations in Spanish Valley has been filed with the San Juan County Clerk.
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Despite drop in unemployment rate, San Juan County still ranks fourth-highest in the state
The unemployment rate in San Juan County is estimated at 3.8 percent, according to data recently released by the Utah Department of Workforce Services (DWS).
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The Voices of Bears Ears videos win award
San Juan County is the focus of marketing efforts that recently won a prestigious award for the Utah Office of Tourism.
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Trio of Blanding men face attempted homicide charges
Three men from Blanding face a host of first-degree felony charges, including attempted criminal homicide, aggravated murder, after an alleged rampage on January 23 that left three victims in the h...
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Strong citizen support of petition leads to tax reform law repeal
A statewide citizen-led petition drive, including a strong effort in San Juan County, has led to the repeal of a controversial tax reform law.
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Commission signs contracts worth over $300,000 in January meeting
Navajo Mountain was the location of the January 21 meeting of the San Juan County Commission. It was the first such meeting in the isolated community, which is 200 miles from the San Juan County Co...
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Kelly Pehrson to serve as interim manager of Utah Department of Agriculture and Food
Kelly Pehrson is the new interim manager of the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF). Pehrson was appointed by Utah Governor Gary Herbert on January 14.
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Blanding City Council changes water rate structure, standardizes info request code
The Blanding City Council started their meetings for 2020 on January 14. Councilmembers Logan Shumway, Logan Monson, and KD Perkins took the oath of office. As the only candidates on the ballot, Mo...
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Monticello Council swears in new members
Three City Council members were sworn in during the first Monticello City Council meeting of the year on January 14. Ronald Skinner, Kim Henderson, and Nathan Chamberlain swore to support, obey, an...
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Love is in the air this weekend at 22nd annual Bluff Balloon Festival
Love is in the air when 22 hot air balloons take flight at the 22nd annual International Bluff Balloon Festival. Flights take to the air on Friday through Sunday, January 17-19 in and around Bluff.
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