News Roundup
Governor Herbert visits White Mesa
Utah Governor Gary Herbert was in White Mesa on September 5 for a public meeting regarding the White Mesa Mill. Tribal officials are concerned about the risk of ground water contamination near the ...
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Artist's photos featured in documentary
Netflix is featuring a new television series that includes the photography of Monticello native Jeff Frost. The Fire Chasers documentary series follows fire fighters as they battle flames throughou...
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Wind farm has paid $2.2 million in property tax
The Latigo Wind Farm, located just north of Monticello city limits, continues to be a source of controversy among some in San Juan County.
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Local groups to join Tim Gates at 2017 Freedom Fest
Local performers Grayson Girls and Magnetic Pull will be opening for Tim Gates at the San Juan Freedom Fest September 9, at 6 p.m. at the San Juan High School practice football field.
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2017 Bear Dance
The annual Bear Dance was held in White Mesa over the Labor Day weekend. Thomas B. Lewis photos
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The intolerable internet leftist
Do you ever wonder if Facebook is making you hate people? I don’t mean to suggest I hate my Facebook “friends.” I like those folks. I keep my friend list short, filled only with people I know and l...
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Thousands gather to honor soldier killed in Afghanistan
More than 1,000 people crowded the Monticello LDS Stake Center on August 26 to honor the life of Staff Sgt Aaron Butler. Butler, a special forces Green Beret, was killed in action while fighting in...
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Hearing for sheriff, two deputies
In a marathon preliminary hearing before Seventh District Judge George Harmond on August 25, attorneys for San Juan County Sheriff Rick Eldredge and two of his deputies submitted a motion to dismis...
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Zinke recommends cuts to Bears Ears boundaries
The federal government will decrease the size of Bears Ears National Monument, but the details are still unknown. On August 24, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke sent a draft report to President D...
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Local soldier killed in Afghanistan
Aaron Butler, a Special Forces soldier from Monticello, was killed in action in Afghanistan on August 16, 2017. Butler, age 27, was killed when he entered a booby-trapped building that exploded whi...
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