News Roundup
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.
Mar 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 808 808 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 161 161 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 | 217 217 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 | 472 472 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...
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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...
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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.
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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 | 594 594 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 | 592 592 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rural Online Initiative provides job opportunity
Meetings were held last week in Monticello and Blanding to educate attendees about a new program to train workers in online remote work opportunities.
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