Life in San Juan

A viewing for Amalio de la Fuente will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 23 at the LDS Stake Center in Monticello, 165 South Main Street. Friends and family of Amalio who wish to express their condolences are invited to attend. De la Fuente passed away on January 17. Funeral services...
The 2021 San Juan County New Year’s Baby wasted little time while making an appearance on New Year’s Day at Blue Mountain Hospital in Blanding. Ryder Osuna Monroe Phillips is the son of Truvilla Marie Greyhair and Kyle Phillips. The New Year’s baby was welcomed by friends and family and received a...
When we think of Christmas Eve, we think of glowing fires, comfortable couches, a glass of eggnog, and families sheltered inside safe and warm. For four Mormon scouts in southeast Utah that cold Christmas season of 1879, there was only fresh snow and their weary, wet horses. The men were out of...
Three San Juan County residents were included as part of the Time magazine issue featuring Guardians of the Year, including Utah Navajo Health System employee Pete Sands (pictured right). Fellow county residents Tara Benally and Dalene Redhorse were featured in the magazine for their work with the ...
San Juan County received an early visit from Santa in the past week when Backcountry Santa pilots flew about 30 planes into the Montezuma Creek and Navajo Mountain air strips. They dropped off more than 9,000 pounds of donations. The items will be distributed by Utah Navajo Health Systems. Courtesy...
Understanding and addressing the epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls has been brought to the forefront in the United States, with hundreds of organizations working to prevent and eliminate violence against Native Americans. There is currently little data to understand how...
Have you ever wished you had a photo of great grandma Lucy with her trophy deer, or Jim Mike at Rainbow Bridge, or Grandpa’s early business? In the future such wishes will become a reality as the San Juan County Historical Preservation Commission determined in their recent meeting to merge all...
While there is no in-person instruction taking place at the public schools in Montezuma Creek, students at Whitehorse High School are still learning through a multi-subject curriculum. One project, featuring an art component on the fences outside Whitehorse High, has drawn the attention of the...
The annual Bluff Arts Festival is this week, but you don’t have to travel to Bluff to enjoy it. The 16th annual festival is completely virtual this year due to ongoing fear surrounding COVID-19. The virtual festival starts Thursday, October 15 and continues through Sunday, October 18. Workshops,...
San Juan County Prevention Action Collaboration (SJCPAC) Coalition teamed up with the City of Blanding to help sponsor the Fall Festival in Blanding. Prevention messaging was prevalent throughout many of the activities during this fun-filled event. With masks and hand sanitizer stations at the...

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