News Roundup
County Commission holds first-ever meeting outside the County Seat
San Juan County held a regular Commission meeting outside of Monticello for the first time on Tuesday, June 2 at the Monument Valley Welcome Center.
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Second printing for 101 Visitor Guide
For the first time ever, a generous grant from San Juan County Visitor Services will enable a second printing of 101 Ways to Experience San Juan County.
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Fifth of July is a big hit
More than 100 families participated in the inaugural Fifth of July: Fun in the Sun celebration in Blanding. This new event was added to the already exciting Fourth of July festivities this year and...
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Epic Blanding celebration: History of Freedom
Blanding knows how to throw a Fourth of July celebration, and the 2019 version, with the theme “History of Freedom,” should be a wonderful event.
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Combat veterans are 2019 Blanding Fourth of July parade grand marshals
No one understands what it means to be a combat veteran except another combat veteran. No one understands the bond that is formed among individuals who have risked their very lives to battle a comm...
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Local voted to Empire Electric Board
Robert Barry was elected to represent District Two on the Empire Electric Board of Directors at the annual meeting of the electric cooperative on June 20. It is the first time a local resident has ...
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Canyonlands plane crash kills pilot and passenger
Two men were killed on June 30 in an airplane crash near the Canyonlands Overlook north of Monticello.
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Hwy 191 crash kills one, injures three
One person was killed and another critically injured on July 1 when a pickup truck ran into the back of a semi truck in a construction zone north of Monticello.
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Judge: No attorney fees on Grayeyes residency case
Seventh District Judge Don M. Torgerson has ruled that Blanding resident Kelly Laws will not be required to pay more than a quarter million dollars in fees to the attorneys who represented Commissi...
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Monticello City Council reduces property tax rate, adopts budget, amends residential zoning regulation
The Monticello City Council reduced property taxes by nearly .3 percent for fiscal year 2020 during their meeting at the Hideout Community Center on June 18.
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