News Roundup
Seven years of Recapture Canyon frustration
In 2007, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced an emergency closure of motorized access to a five-mile ATV trail located in Recapture Canyon, east of Blanding.
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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ATV protest ride in Recapture Canyon is May 10 at 9 a.m.
The May 10 All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) ride into restricted Recapture Canyon is still moving forward, threatening a collision between local residents and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
May 07, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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County loses Salt Creek Canyon Road battle
A federal appeals court has rejected an attempt by San Juan County to claim access to the road in Salt Creek Canyon in Canyonlands National Park.
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Forecasting a wet spring, early summer
The National Weather Service has released a 90-day weather forecast for temperatures and precipitation in the area.
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May 10 ride may be much bigger than anticipated
What was initially conceived as a ride involving a handful of Blanding residents in Recapture Canyon could grow into a massive statement against the federal government.
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Burr Ferry may be open only two months this summer
After an accident and extended repairs, the John Atlantic Burr Ferry may be open for only two months this summer.
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Work continues to progress on new school
Workers continue make progress on the construction of a new Monticello Elementary School. The existing school will be torn down as soon as the school year closes in May. The $10.5 million project w...
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 694 694 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candidates file for office
A host of candidates registered to run for elected office in a filing period that ended on March 20. There are a number of open positions, including local, state and federal offices.
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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US love affair with chocolate started in San Juan
Utah’s love affair with chocolate may be much older than previously thought. San Juan County is where archaeologists have found the earliest traces of cocao in the United States. Cocao is the raw f...
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Good water, low output for well in Monticello
The new deep well drilled by the City of Monticello will generate culinary-quality water, but the volume of water is less than hoped for. The Monticello City Council discussed well issues at their ...
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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