Bluff / Mexican Hat

Restoring Ancestral Winds, Inc. will host the Harm to Healing: Community Discussion on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives on July 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bluff Community Center, 3rd East and Mulberry. Bluff Community Center is an ADA facility. “There is evidence of deep, historical harm...
by David Boyle News Director Members of the Bluff Town Council set a public hearing for August 15 regarding a petition to disconnect 9,500 acres from the Town of Bluff at their latest meeting. While much of the proposed 9,500 acre disconnect is made up of public lands, the request is a continuation...
Reverend Hubbard wrapped Reverend Cathlena Plummer in a Pendleton blanket. Plummer is the daughter of the first Diné bishop on Navajoland Steven Plummer. Courtesy photo
by David Boyle News Director A host of clergy and worshipers gathered at St. Christopher’s Mission in Bluff June 9 to 11 for the 47th Convocation of the Episcopal Church in Navajoland. Reverend Joe Hubbard is the Vicar of St. Christopher’s Mission. As the mission celebrates 80 years, Hubbard shared...
by David Boyle News Director Sixteen political candidates have declared for eight city council seats in Blanding, Bluff, and Monticello. The filing period for all three municipalities was open to eligible residents from June 1 to 7. Candidates for the three seats in Monticello and Blanding and the...
The Bluff community has a number of stray animals it needs to find homes for. If you can help, please contact the Bluff Animal Rescue Committee (BARC).  Courtesy photo
by Dudley Beck Bluff Animal Rescue Committee (BARC) President Karen Walker was headed home from an evening walk past the old swimming hole when she noticed a dog high up on the bluff above Locomotive Rock. When she saw the same dog at the same spot the next day, she called me. I was on my way to...
by David Boyle News Director A total of 17 Bluff community members provided oral comments at a May 22 public hearing to consider whether the Town of Bluff should adopt an ordinance limiting or restricting aviation traffic within town boundaries. The public hearing followed a special April 14...
Multiple agencies across San Juan County participated in a lockdown drill at Bluff Elementary on May 23. Christa Monsen photo.
by Alexander Lott On May 23rd, a multiagency Lockdown Drill took place at Bluff elementary school. Law enforcement officers, the Bluff Fire department, Bluff EMTs and community volunteers coordinated with Principal Barbara Silversmith and her staff in a coordinated response to an active shooter...
A federal jury convicted a San Juan County man on May 18 for murder in the second degree while within Indian Country and use, carry and discharge of a firearm during a crime of violence. According to the trial, Perry Maryboy, age 59 of Bluff, unlawfully shot and killed 31-year-old Antonio Montowine...
By David Boyle News Director The Town of Bluff has been busy the past few weeks enacting an aviation facility moratorium, receiving reports from the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) and creating a committee for a Dark Sky designation. At an April 14 special meeting,...
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...

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