News Roundup
2017 STEAM Expo
Hundreds enjoyed the STEAM Expo at Utah State University - Eastern in Blanding on April 6
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Bluff Founders Day celebration
Bluff Founders Day and Frybread Festival held April 8, 2017.
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Dirt work about to begin for new Bluff Elementary School, concerns over archaeology persist
After years of preparation, construction work is set to begin at the site of the new $6.5 million Bluff Elementary School. The San Juan School District purchased the 12.5-acre property in 2015. Loc...
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School District to implement lead teacher program in southern schools
A new program will recruit experienced teachers to teach in the southern schools of the San Juan School District. The program was approved at meeting of the San Juan School Board on March 28.
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Report says Trump can rescind Bears Ears, others say he can't
Utah Senator Mike Lee and Congressman Rob Bishop recently released a study that suggests U.S. President Donald Trump may have the authority to revoke or cut back on the Bears Ears National Monument.
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Census places San Juan as fastest growing county
The US Census is reporting that San Juan County grew faster than any other county in the United States in the past year, an assertion that leaves local residents scratching their heads in confusion.
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Judge puts hold on Indian Creek ATV trail in Bears Ears NM borders
A 6.4 mile loop trail for ATV use in Indian Creek Canyon is threatened after a ruling by a federal judge. Silvia M. Riechel, of the Interior Board of Land Appeals, stated this month that the trail ...
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Twelve local students earn Sterling Scholar honors
Two local students took home top honors and an additional ten students earned runner-up status at the 37th annual Southeastern Utah Sterling Scholar program on March 22.
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Alcohol sales in Blanding on the November ballot
With four “ayes” and one abstention at the March 14 meeting of the Blanding City Council, the issue of alcohol sales in Blanding will be on the November general election ballot.
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9 Things to Know About Grand Staircase National Monument
Grand Staircase – Escalante National Monument was created on September 18, 1996 by President Bill Clinton using the Antiquities Act. The designation was made from Grand Canyon National Park, more t...
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