News Roundup
New Shopko Hometown set to open
A new Shopko Hometown store, at 860 South Main Street in Blanding, will celebrate a grand opening on February 12. Shopko Hometown is in the building previously occupied by Alco. The Alco store clos...
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Busy new year for Blanding Council
The Blanding City Council features two new members, and the group hit the ground running at the first meeting of the new council on January 12.
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Tough tasks for Monticello City Council
It was a solemn Monticello City Council meeting on January 12. The issues regarding Police Chief Kent Adair are published elsewhere, so I will report on the remainder of the meeting.
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Large snow storms close schools, block area roads
A series of winter storms slammed San Juan County over the past week. The result is closed schools, treacherous driving conditions, overworked road and shoveling crews, and smiles for those concern...
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Wind park lawsuit filed
A lawsuit has been filed against San Juan County by a group of property owners who oppose the Latigo Wind Park. Members of the Northern Monticello Alliance (NMA) own property within an 80-acre parc...
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Two Sheriff employees punished for 911 call
One employee of the San Juan County Sheriff’s office has been demoted and another may be fired for their role in a botched 911 call on December 4.
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Lower property values, increased expenses puts 2016 county budget $741,300 out-of-balance
The San Juan County Commission has approved a 2016 budget in which expenditures exceed revenues by $741,300. In addition to making attempts to keep the 2016 expenditures in check, the county will r...
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As 2016 begins, deadline nears for Public Lands Bill
With less than one year remaining in the Barack Obama presidency, time is beginning to run short for the Public Lands Initiative sponsored by Utah Congressmen Jason Chaffetz and Rob Bishop.
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New Catholic Church open house
Come and see the new St. Joseph Catholic Church. Monday, January 11, 2016 • 6:30-8 p.m. We invite everyone to experience this beautiful new addition to our Monticello community. Desserts and bevera...
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Resolve to go coconuts for the new year
One of the most widely promised resolutions for the New Year is to become healthier. It could come about through change of diet, more exercise, being proactive on a disease/illness, lifestyle chang...
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