Blanding

by Kara Laws On May 22, the Blanding City Council agreed to support the Buy Local First campaign, suggested by the San Juan Chamber of Commerce, by putting $1,000 into the program. Buy Local First is a Utah based campaign that helps individual communities educate their local businesses...
THE ROUND-UPby Tad Barton Tanner Johnson, a two-year starter for the Bronco baseball team, saved his best for last, finishing his senior season at San Juan with the highest batting average in the state of Utah across all classifications. Johnson’s .667 average was also tied for the...
by Dan Toomey and Tommy Brooksbank, SJR/USC interns Dozens of activists and White Mesa residents marched along Highway 191 Saturday demanding action against the White Mesa uranium mill. The protest began at the White Mesa Community Center with participants sharing stories of alleged...
by Kara Laws Blanding has not been exempt, as tourism continues to increase in San Juan County. With this in mind, the Blanding City Council is taking an active role in how the local economy grows. This was evident at the April 24 meeting of the council, as council talked about a Local...
by Neil Joslin Utah Navajo Health System Inc. (UNHS) held the official groundbreaking ceremony for its new Blanding Health Center last month. The Blanding Health Center site is on 300 West, across from Blue Mountain Hospital. Korte Company, the general contractor for the new clinic,...
by Kara Laws The Blanding City Council approved changes to the city events policy on April 10. The events policy outlines the type of events that can be held on Blanding City property, such as in a park. In an early council meeting, the council learned that some of the changes it wanted...
The San Juan High School drama department recently completed a rousing run of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast under the direction of Kayla Vernon. The cast includes Skyler Jensen, Jared Webb, Jaden Bethea, Ammon Ward, Levi Ward, Brody Nielson, Carter Redd, Connor Christensen, Halli Black...
Adriana Johnson, a seventh grade student at Albert R. Lyman Middle School in Blanding, finished second in the 2018 SESC Regional Spelling Bee at Green River High School on March 8. The SESC Regional Spelling Bee is a local competition of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The winner of...
THE ROUND-UPby Tad Barton Whether at a track meet, a soccer game, golf, baseball, softball, or even volleyball, the San Juan Broncos were busy competing across the state of Utah. The boys and girls track teams traveled to Manti, UT to take part in the Temple View Qualifier with the...
by Kara Laws Conflicts in the Blanding Special Events Policy were discussed at the March 27 meeting of the Blanding City Council. The policy was adopted by in October, 2016. Councilwoman Cheryl Bowers requested that the topic be addressed. The policy outlines how city parks and...

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