Bluff / Mexican Hat

by David Boyle News Director Members of the Navajo Utah Commission received reports about the conclusion of the recent Utah State legislative session, internet broadband planning, and federal grants at their latest meeting. At their March 14 meeting, members of the Navajo Utah Commission heard...
A beautiful morning from the 2022 Bluff Balloon Festival in the Valley of the Gods. LaToya Holliday photo
The 24th annual Bluff Balloon Festival floats in over the weekend along the rock cliffs of Bluff and the banks of the San Juan River. An expected 25 hot air balloons are slated to take to the skies in San Juan County this weekend at the event organized by the Business Owners of Bluff. The annual...
By Andrew Gulliford Contributing writer Every Western small town crows about its festivals, but only Bluff, Utah has balloons that launch beneath red rock cliffs on cool January mornings. Balloons gracefully glide upward with a low hiss and then move at the mercy of the wind. Eager visitors and...
by David Boyle News Director Navajo Nation General Election were certified by the Navajo Board of Election Supervisors on Tuesday, November 22. The results of the election include a new president for the Navajo Nation from the Red Mesa Chapter, as well as the first woman vice-president of the...
The Town of Bluff is launching a strategic planning survey for community members. The 10-minute survey will help guide important conversations for the five-year strategic plan. Responses will shape the priorities and future of the community by sharing insights on the projects that matter most to...
From left to right: Incoming first lady Jasmine Blackwater Nygren, incoming President Buu Nygren, incoming Vice President-elect Richelle Montoya, incoming second gentleman Olsen Chee. Image from Nygren Campaign
by David Boyle News Director The Navajo Nation held Elections on November 8. Diné voters visited the polls to vote to elect a president and representatives to the Navajo Nation Council. Unofficial results have been released showing that Buu Nygren has defeated Incumbent Jonathan Nez in the Navajo...
by David Boyle News Director The San Juan County Commission heard concerns from commercial property owners in Bluff, discussed equalization, and heard audit results at their latest meeting. Commercial property owners in Bluff voiced concerns about increases in their valuations at the August 16...
Navajo Nation Primary Elections are approaching with Navajo Nation Council seats and the office of the President on the ballot. Absentee ballot requests for the primary must be received by July 18. Early voting is active now at election offices including in Shiprock and Tuba City. On election day,...
A fatal car crash outside Montezuma Creek leaves one dead and another injured on Saturday, June 25.  According to the Utah Highway Patrol, at around 4:30 p.m., vehicles traveling in opposite directions, a passenger car and a pickup truck, collide on SR-162 at mile marker 8, about halfway between...
By Joe Boyle, Staff Writer The Town of Bluff and Canyon Country Discovery Center are partnering on a grant to clean up the giant cane plant in the area. The 4River Foundation is a Four-Corners-based foundation giving out grants to communities in the area for the purpose of river restoration and...

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