News Roundup
Wind firm seeks to smooth property tax payments
The company that has developed a 27-turbine wind farm north of Monticello is seeking the cooperation of taxing entities to “smooth out” their tax payments over the 20-year life of the project.
Feb 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two vehicles stolen
Two vehicles were stolen in separate incidents in Monticello on the night of February 10. One truck was taken from the Utah Department of Transportation Road Shed and was later abandoned near San J...
Feb 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shopko Hometown opens new location in Blanding
San Juan County shoppers crowded Blanding on February 12 for the grand opening of the new Shopko Hometown on South Main Street.
Feb 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two bills regarding medical marijuana pass on to Utah State Senate
Two bills seeking to legalize the use of medical cannabis passed through Senate legislative committees on February 4 and will be discussed by the full Utah Senate in coming days.
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Native Club competes
The San Juan High Blue Mountain Native Club competed at the Rock Point Song and Dance Competition on January 29, placing in five of seven categories. They were first place in Song and Dance and Gro...
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monticello City will keep its own police force
The Monticello City Council has decided against proceeding on an idea that could have absorbed the Monticello Police Department into the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office.
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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City of Blanding accepts new vehicle allowance policy for city employees
It took several meetings over several months, but the City Blanding has approved a new Vehicle Allowance Policy for city employees. After discussing the issue at three meetings, the stars were fina...
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commission sets new school board boundaries
The San Juan County Commission has approved a new map of voting districts for the San Juan School District. The plan will now be presented to Federal Judge Robert Shelby, who ordered the county to ...
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legislation addresses entrenched public land issues
Additional environmental protection to public lands in Eastern Utah is almost certainly on its way. How much land is to be protected and at what level? That is yet to be determined.
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monticello City Council terminates contract of 30-year Chief of Police
Kent Adair was terminated as Monticello Police Chief after a two-hour executive session of the Monticello City Council on January 12. The Council voted unanimously to “un-appoint” Adair, with a sev...
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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