News Roundup
Canyon Country Discovery Center – from a dream to reality
During the summer of 2011, I watched with interest the goings-on north of town as extensive utility installation took place, Highway 191 was widened to accommodate turning lanes, and a stunningly b...
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bill may use water rights to develop on reservation
Culinary water for San Juan County’s Navajo residents on the reservation is on the minds of the San Juan County Commission and the Utah State Legislature during this legislative session.
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Radiation fears still cloud the crash of Felon 22
From the time Felon 22 tore apart in the skies over Monticello, UT, in January, 1961, there were fears that atomic bombs on board the plane might have spilled radioactive debris.
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wind energy firm declares bankruptcy
An anticipated multi-million dollar investment in wind energy infrastructure in northern San Juan County has been put on hold, possibly indefinitely.
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Revisiting the crash of Felon 22
When Capt. John Marsh filed his flight plan on Thursday, January 19, 1961, he anticipated a routine eight-hour night flight for training purposes. He and the six men who made up his flight crew wer...
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Potash Development in Dry Valley looks promising
San Juan County Commission Chairman Bruce Adams said last week that the long-awaited potash mining development near Hatch Rock north of Monticello is expected to begin on-site work soon.
Jan 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJC is concerned about BLM Beef Basin project
“It always makes me leery when the BLM takes on a big project like this. It seems like what it will result in is some restricted access...” said San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman in response ...
Jan 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ongoing effort to increase news coverage
The letter to the Editor from John K. Black may raise a number of questions. I have run John Black’s letters for nearly 20 years. He generally writes an incendiary letter that includes a number of ...
Jan 18, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 933 933 recommendations | email to a friend
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Investigation leads to series of drug arrests
Local law enforcement agencies combined forces in an effort that has resulted in several arrests related to the distribution of drugs.
Jan 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Juan County welcomes 2012 New Years babies
San Juan County’s New Year Baby for 2012 arrived at the Blue Mountain Hospital in Blanding on January 1.
Jan 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1159 1159 recommendations | email to a friend
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