News Roundup
Local residents affected by nuclear testing sought for interviews
Staff from The J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah will interview individuals throughout Utah who have been affected by the nuclear weapons testing that occurred in the 1950s and ...
May 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Utah open meeting laws ignored in county administrator hiring decision
David Everitt has been hired as the interim county administrator for San Juan County after an action at the May 7 County Commission meeting that is in apparent violation of Utah open meetings law.
May 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Juan Hospital to celebrate National Hospital Week May 12-18
San Juan Hospital will celebrate National Hospital Week with special events and recognitions throughout the week of May 12-18. The theme of the 2019 event is “Celebrating Health and Healing.”
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Uproar over appointment of initial Bears Ears NM Advisory Committee
An uproar erupted in the past week after names were released for the initial Bears Ears National Monument Advisory Committee.
May 01, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 698 698 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Juan School board addresses Blanding Heritage Language program, long term financial situation
Heritage Language programs at Blanding Elementary dominated discussion at the April 16 meeting of the San Juan School Board.
Apr 30, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 729 729 recommendations | email to a friend
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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.
Apr 30, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Apr 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 672 672 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Apr 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 592 592 recommendations | email to a friend
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