News Roundup
Short-term rental questions for Monticello Council
The Monticello City Council had to do some explaining during the May 10 council meeting, when they opened the meeting for public comment and were informed that the city is not enforcing known zonin...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deer fence, tunnels on Hwy 191 between Monticello and Verdure
Construction crews recently completed work on a deer tunnel under Highway 191 approximately three miles south of Monticello. The work was completed in approximately two weeks in a project designed ...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commissioners sign letter opposing monument
The San Juan County Commission has sent a letter to U.S. President Barak Obama outlining the county position on the possible unilateral designation of the Bears Ears National Monument. The letter w...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
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Travel and tourism sector sees significant growth
Travel and tourism is seeing significant growth in San Juan County, even as other sectors of the economy show little or no growth. “There are a lot of opportunities if you have a unique and good qu...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
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New business in Monticello
Monticello’s newest business is Hometown Stitching. Located at 40 East 200 South, Hometown Stitching offers sewing classes, alterations, and crafting supplies.
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School district names new superintendent
Dr. Ed Lyman has accepted the position as Superintendent of the San Juan School District. He will replace Dr. Douglas Wright beginning on July 1, 2016. The appointment was announced to school perso...
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commencement set at USU Eastern Blanding campus
Nearly 200 degrees and certificates will be presented at the annual commencement ceremony of the Utah State University Eastern Blanding campus. The event is Friday, April 29, at 1 p.m. in the San J...
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Latigo Wind Park update
As you reported last month, the Latigo Wind Park began commercial operation on March 11. We want to take this opportunity to thank the community for their patience with the increased traffic, and t...
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Lead from lone faucet at La Sal School
An unused water faucet at La Sal Elementary School tested positive for high lead content in a recent water quality test. The test results set off a series of additional tests and resulted in cappin...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students advance to National History Fair
Two groups of local students earned awards in the Utah History Fair on April 16. Kaia Jay, Esperanza Lee and Kami Atcitty (above) took first place in the junior division for a documentary on The Lo...
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