Blanding

Blanding Mayor Joe Lyman was back in action, serving in his full capacity at the Blanding City Council Jan. 8 meeting. Councilwoman Kathrina Perkins served as Mayor Pro-tempore at the council’s last meeting on Dec. 11, in Lyman’s temporary absence. Lyman started the meeting off by...
The Blue Mountain High School Rodeo Team just wrapped up a fantastic fall circuit where they had the opportunity to attend and compete at 16 rodeos all over the state of Utah. What is the Utah High School Rodeo Association (UHSRA)? Well, it is one of the fastest growing youth...
by Kara Laws With Christmas day less than a week away, buying local gifts is more beneficial than ever. We have run out of time to wait for shipping, shipping mistakes, or gifts arriving a little more lackluster than described. Luckily for San Juan County residents, Blanding hosts a...
FOOD ADVENTURESby Mary Cokenour In the early 1950s, A&W opened two franchises. One in Blanding, the other in Monticello. While Monticello’s franchise went bust due to lack of business, Blanding’s was booming, so much so that the owner decided to cut ties with A&W. In 1959, Patio...
THE ROUND-UPby Tad Barton The Deseret News released their 2018 All-state volleyball teams last Tuesday, Dec. 4. San Juan was well represented, with five girls receiving All-state honors. Bodell Nielson and Ta’ssi Su’esu’e were named First Team All-state. Delaney Palmer was named Second...
All the ghoulish family members of the Addams Family were present at the Blanding High School during the five day presentation of the musical put on by the San Juan High School Drama Club. The play was artfully directed under the supervision of Drama Teacher Kayla Vernon. “There has...
If you happen to be eating one of Pop’s famous, local burritos after 6 p.m., you might hear the dull thud of an axe hitting its target. The local iconic restaurant has decided to take on a new venture with the opening of a family fun oriented axe throwing arena. The new arena is an...
THE ROUND-UPby Tad Barton The San Juan Broncos volleyball team wrapped up their 2018 campaign last week at the Utah High School Activities Association 3A State Tournament. The Broncos started the tournament off by defeating Providence Hall in three sets, 25-12, 25-10, 25-6. Ta’ssi Su’...
The Blanding City Council met for their regularly scheduled meeting last week and discussed several agenda items including a possible solid waste increase at the Blanding transfer station. Rate increases at the county landfill are scheduled to go into effect on Nov. 1. Prior to the...
by Rhett Sifford It’s homecoming week at San Juan High School and although some of the celebration is in the books, there are plenty of events still ahead. The 2018 San Juan High homecoming queen is Bodell Nielson. First attendant is Halli Black, second attendant is Skyler Jensen,...

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