News Roundup
Unaffiilated voters can participate in March 3 Super Tuesday primary
March 3 is the day that Utahns will participate in the Super Tuesday Primary election in the race for President of the United States.
Jan 14, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 765 765 recommendations | email to a friend
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County Commission hears BLM reports
Amber Johnson, Acting Field Manager for the Monticello office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), provided a lengthy update to the San Juan County Commission on January 7 about local activities...
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SJSD announces “What Matters Most” community meetings
by Ron Nielson, San Juan School District Superintendent We need to talk. Recent changes in State Administrative Rule (R277-407) regarding School fees went into effect January 1, 2020. These changes...
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The news that clicked in 2019
We use a new measure this year as we look back on 2019 to determine the biggest stories of the year.
Dec 31, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 766 766 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tuberculosis in the Wild West
You probably don’t think about Tuberculosis all that often. You probably don’t think about San Juan County all that often either. Out of site is out of mind, so they say.
Dec 31, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 748 748 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christmas Tree decor goes from Whitehorse to the White House
A total of 24 handmade ornaments made their way from Montezuma Creek to the White House this winter as part of the America Celebrates display, as first reported by Kate Groetzinger of KUER.
Dec 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 488 488 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tax reform bill puts added burden on Utahns in rural areas, according to Rep Phil Lyman
On December 12, Utah lawmakers met in a special session to address SB-2001, a sweeping tax reform bill that decreases state income tax while increasing the tax on food, fuel, and services. 
Dec 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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2020 county budget includes tax increase
San Juan County Commissioners approved a 2020 budget at the last Commission meeting of the year on December 17.
Dec 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Petition on Spanish Valley zoning plan progresses to signature phase
A group of San Juan County residents from Spanish Valley are initiating a petition process that could put a controversial action by the San Juan County Commission on the ballot.
Dec 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blanding City Council discusses water study that state officials call “forward thinking”
The Blanding City Council spent much of their December 10 meeting discussing a water rate study and forecast model. The study is complex and took more than a year to complete, but it’s already bein...
Dec 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 771 771 recommendations | email to a friend
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