News Roundup
Readers – and Editor – concerned about lack of civility in our dialogue
I have received a number of comments from readers who are concerned about the lack of civility, in general, in public conversations. I share their concerns.
Mar 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 741 741 recommendations | email to a friend
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Peter’s Hill accident claims life of one, injures three
One woman was killed and three others were injured in a two-car crash on March 14 on Highway 191 at the top of Peter’s Hill, north of Monticello.
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Making progress on visitors guide
The San Juan Record and San Juan Chamber of Commerce need your help as they gear up to publish the 2019 version of 101 Ways to Experience San Juan County. The annual visitors guide lists scores of ...
Mar 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commission approves four new policy resolutions
In a continuation of the trend of setting policy through resolutions, the San Juan County Commission approved four new resolutions at their March 5 meeting.
Mar 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
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Construction of Bluff school is underway
Construction of the long-anticipated, $10 million elementary school in Bluff is finally underway. On February 26, students, teachers, district staff, and community members gathered on a dirt lot ju...
Mar 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 408 408 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Juan County moves out of severe drought
My son, Samuel, has a neat trick. His hair is curly, and it tightens on his head just before we get some precipitation. Conversely, when it’s going to be dry, his hair is relatively straight. A wee...
Mar 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 402 402 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oil spill reaches San Juan
In the past week, a six-inch diameter transfer line northwest of Montezuma Creek began leaking crude oil and produced water into Bucket Wash. The wash, which is usually dry, was flowing with snowme...
Mar 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 380 380 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oil and gas leases fund CIB programs
Oil and gas leases on federal land have helped fund more than $58.8 million in projects in San Juan County since 2010.
Mar 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 263 263 recommendations | email to a friend
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School report cards show positive, negative areas
The results are in and there is good news and bad news for the twelve schools in the San Juan School District. Report cards for the schools were discussed at the February 12 meeting of the school b...
Feb 26, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 530 530 recommendations | email to a friend
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Epic snowstorm shuts down schools, businesses, roads, and may have brought an end to a drought
The strongest snowstorm in several winters took aim at San Juan County in the past week, resulting in closed schools and businesses, closed highways, copious amounts of snow, and what may be the en...
Feb 26, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 528 528 recommendations | email to a friend
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