News Roundup
County Administrator resigns, takes new post
San Juan County Administrator Kelly Pehrson has resigned his position and accepted a post as Deputy Director of the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food.
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Blanding City Council discusses CRAs, economic development, fire dept
The Blanding City Council continued their months-long discussion on Community Reinvestment Agency (CRA) policy revisions at their April 23 meeting.
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New wildlife crossings and fencing between Blanding and Monticello
The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) will add three new wildlife passages under US-191 south of Monticello and fill in a wildlife fencing gap this summer.
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Commission approves five resolutions, delays suit
During more than four hours of often contentious meetings on April 16, the San Juan County Commission passed five resolutions. Commissioners unanimously approved two resolutions regarding employmen...
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San Juan County auditor says the county is “in good financial shape”
“Overall, I would say the county is in good financial shape,” said San Juan County Auditor John Fellmeth in a report to County Commissioners on April 16. “So far, we have not had any major or unexp...
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San Juan teachers among the state’s top earners
San Juan School District teachers are some of the top earning teachers in the state. Surprised? That’s according to a report from the Utah Foundation, an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit researc...
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Representatives appointed to Bears Ears Nt’l Monument Advisory Committee
Fifteen individuals are now officially part of the initial Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Bears Ears National Monument Advisory Committee (BENMAC).
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Tensions high as residents comment at meeting
Monticello resident Kim Henderson was on the agenda during the work session of the April 16 meeting of the San Juan County Commission.
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Snowpack benefits Colorado River operations
The plentiful snowpack of the past winter will benefit the Colorado River Basin through increased runoff to crucial reservoirs, according to a Bureau of Reclamation study released on April 15.
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Development in Spanish Valley may be halted
A six-month moratorium on commercial development in Spanish Valley may be put in place by the San Juan County Commission.
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