Blanding

The San Juan Bronco football team grabbed a big 35-33 win over the defending 3A champions from Summit Academy on August 23 in Blanding. The statement win in the first home game of the season comes one week after a heartbreaking triple overtime loss to the Delta Rabbits on August 16. It was a...
The San Juan High School volleyball team finished the 2018 season with an impressive 29 wins and six losses, but they fell just three sets shy of a state championship. The 2019 edition of the team has their sights set on getting back to that championship game, but changing the outcome this time...
The Blanding City Council focused on changes to water and sewer impact fees and the electric rate in their meeting on August 13. The council scheduled a public hearing for Tuesday, October 10 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss the proposed changes to the water and sewer impact fee ordinance and the current...
It took three full overtime periods before the outcome was decided on August 16 when the San Juan Broncos opened the 2019 football season against the Delta Rabbits. “There were about ten plays that, if the ball bounced the other way, we would have won,” said third-year Bronco head coach Barkley...
The San Juan High School football season begins Friday when the Broncos hit the road for a 300-mile trip to Delta. It is a tough test for SJHS against a Rabbit squad they beat last year 34-16. This season, both teams return a lot of experience and look to challenge their opponents in new...
Ryan Palmer and his wife both grew up in the Blanding area and recently welcomed their third child to the family. Like many San Juan County residents, he loves the outdoors: hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with family in the mountains. He also enjoys running and cycling. Palmer earned...
The Blanding City Council met on July 23 to discuss the city electric rate study, economic development, and ongoing projects.  Council members examined the electric rate study at length. City Manager Jeremy Redd explained, “The idea behind the rate design is to identify the cost of serving a...
The Blanding City Council approved two contracts for road improvements at their July 9 meeting last week. There was quite a bit of discussion on the difference between the high-density mineral bond and the chip seal coat used to preserve asphalt streets. The council awarded a $133,200 contract to...
William Hurst’s star quilt won the People’s Choice Award at the 2019 4th of July Grayson Country Quilters Show in Blanding. He won $100. The quilters also raffled three beautiful quilts. First place went to Carol Richmond, pictured with her new flag quilt. The second place annual quilt raffle...
Kristian J. Olsen has been named associate vice president by Utah State University (USU) to lead its Blanding campus. Olsen comes to Blanding from USU Eastern in Price, where he served as the director of students. “We’re thrilled to have Kristian transition to this leadership role in Blanding,”...

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