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Diplomas are set to be presented to 190 graduates of the San Juan School District at graduation ceremonies throughout the county this week. In addition to services at the five high schools, commencement services will also be held at elementary and middle schools. Photos of the graduates are printed...
After a loss to Manti last week in the second round of the 3A State Baseball Tournament, the San Juan Broncos found themselves facing a familiar opponent on Thursday, May 9 when they met up with the South Sevier Rams. Earlier in the season the Broncos and Rams split a pair of games in region play...
A new exhibit features two pottery vessels found by two groups of San Juan County residents. The Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum is inaugurating the “New to the Edge” exhibit with artifacts that are new or recent additions to the museum’s collections. On Easter 2014, Steve and Donna Jensen...
A pair of games with the Grand County Red Devils on Tuesday, April 30 signaled the end of San Juan High School’s 2019 Region 15 baseball schedule. A pair of wins in the doubleheader and the Broncos would have finished fourth in the region. But that wasn’t in the cards. San Juan blasted Grand 15-1...
The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) will add three new wildlife passages under US-191 south of Monticello and fill in a wildlife fencing gap this summer. When completed, the wildlife fencing will fill the gap, extending the fence from just south of Monticello to south of Devils Canyon on...
The Blanding City Council continued their months-long discussion on Community Reinvestment Agency (CRA) policy revisions at their April 23 meeting. Blanding Mayor Joe B. Lyman reiterated his opinion that public funds be used only for public projects and private funds be used for private projects....
Heritage Language programs at Blanding Elementary dominated discussion at the April 16 meeting of the San Juan School Board. The board discussed at length the success (and challenges created by that success) of the Navajo Language (HL) Instructional program at Blanding Elementary School....
Following 40 years of service, current Utah State University (USU) Blanding Associate Vice President Guy Denton has announced he will retire June 30. Denton’s career has spanned various positions throughout USU’s statewide system, as well as Africa and Ohio State University. “It has been a...
Many fun and uplifting activities are planned for the upcoming Easter holiday. The first Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by San Juan High School National Honor Society and Blanding City Council, will be held at the Blanding Visitors Center, Saturday April 20 at 10 a.m. Beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday,...
During an animated Blanding City Council and Community Reinvestment Agency (CRA) meeting on April 9, council members discussed revising current CRA policies regarding the use of funds. Mayor Joe Lyman stressed the city does not want to reimburse developers for the cost of constructing their own...

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