School loses beloved tenured teacher
The Monticello community was rocked this past week by the sudden passing of long time teacher at Monticello High School, Judy Barton. Ms Barton was the tenured teacher in San Juan School District a...
Jazz player visits Monticello
The National Basketball Association’s DeMarre Carroll, of the Utah Jazz, made a visit to Monticello on June 19 and put local basketball fans through the paces. Carroll made his visit as part of the...
Local team at half marathon
Thirteen local racers participated in the “Drop 13” half marathon down Big Cottonwood Canyon on June June 15. The entire team made personal records on this beautiful downhill course.
Charles Armstrong of Blanding caught this lunker of a largemouth bass at Recapture Reservoir on June 5th. Using 6 lb test line and a plastic worm against this big gal, she gave him quite a fight b...
Hole-in-one at the Hideout
Scott Carnell, of Farmington, NM, recently made a hole-in-one on #17 at the Hideout, with a wedge. It was witnessed by his family and one other playing partner. Courtesy photo
Track stars bring home many awards
Monticello’s Kaitlyn Clark and San Juan’s Ammon Mitchell both ended their storied high school track careers as hurdling champions at the state track and field championships at BYU May 18.
Iron Man participants
Several local residents participated in the recent Ironman Triathlon on May 4 in St. George, UT. They include: (left to right) Keele Johnson, Matt Briggs, Rick Clark, Kirk Hazleton, Brian Boyd, and...
Redd participates in exotic hunts
Javalan Redd, from Blanding, harvested four exotic species in 2011 on hunting exhibitions around the world, including (from top, clockwise) bull elephant in Zimbabwe, caribou in Yukon Territories, ...