Life in San Juan

Monticello High School featured colorful holiday decor at the annual Holiday Music Festival on December 11. The holiay decor, featuring the artwork of Monticello High School students, is an annual highlight of the event for the past ten-plus years. School officials state that art teacher Shari...
A San Juan County Christmas tradition continues this weekend with the 42nd annual local performance of Handel’s Messiah. The music of George Frideric Handel is an eagerly anticipated Christmas tradition in the area, bringing musicians, singers and musical fans from across the region. The local...
The operators of Broken I Ranch were recently named Ranchers of the Year by the Utah Section of the Society of Range Management.  Presenting the award is Christina Tinsley of the U.S. Forest Service (left). Broken I Ranch is operated by Shawn and Kathryn Ivins (center) and Tyler and Lacy Ivins (right). Courtesy photo
By Maxine Deeter Shawn and Tyler Ivins, operators of the Broken I Ranch headquartered in Blanding, were the recipients of the Utah Section of the Society of Range Management’s (SRM) Rancher of the Year Award at their annual meeting November 2.  They were nominated by Christina Tinsley of the Forest...
by Bill Boyle San Juan Record Editor Voters in Monticello and Bluff elected members of their governing town councils in a special election held on November 21. In addition, three Blanding area residents will serve terms on the Blanding City Council. With a number of ballots that may still be...
Jadan Burdett Lacy
Jadan Burdett Lacy will be home on Sunday, December 17, after serving two years in the Montana Billings Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  Jadan will speak at 10:30 a.m. to the Blanding Third Ward, at the Blanding Stake Center.  He is the son of Walter C. and Charlotta D....
Gary and Bobbi Suttlemyre were married 60 years ago, on November 22, 1963
The children of Gary and Roberta (Bobbi) Suttlemyre would like to wish them a happy 60th wedding anniversary! Gary and Bobbi were married on November 22, 1963, in the Logan Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. They moved to the Monticello area in January of 1975, where they...
The winning team at the 2023 Founders Tournament  join Hideout Golf Pro Jeff Simon (left) to receive their awards.  Winners include: (left to right) Rafe Saunders,  Kristyon Saunders, Manuel Torres, and Javlen Pierce.  Winners of the inaugural tournament in 1959 include Lynn Adams, Morris Swenson, Eddie Boyle, Ben Askew, Rita Adams, Ken Bailey, Hub Newell and Clem Washburn.See more photos and results at the San Juan  Record website and at TheFoundersTournament.com Staff photo
A total of 108 golfers participated in the Founders Tournament on September 2 at the Hideout Golf Club in Monticello. The event helped raise approximately $8,000 for improvement projects at the golf course. It was 64 years ago, in 1959, when the first golf tournament in Monticello took place on...
Goosenecks State Park will close for camping for two days this week for work on the road into the park. The park will be closed for camping and visitors from 7 p.m to 7 a.m. on Wednesday, August 9 and Thursday, August 10. The park will be fully open during daytime hours on both days.   “We’re...
op notch talent performs on Friday evening at the Bluff Fort, including the Grayson Girls this weekend and Dallyn Bayles on August 18. Courtesy photo
The Grayson Girls will perform at Bluff Fort on Friday, August 11 at 7 p.m. Grayson Girls are a musical group with members Beverly Felstead, Gayle Shumway, Genevieve Ford and Trish Laws.   They sing a variety of music, sharing the joy of music with their own unique sound and harmonies. Audiences...
The annual Pioneer Day Celebration in Monticello is this weekend July 21-22. The weekend theme is ‘Prepare the Way’, and tons of organizations are preparing for a great weeked in Monticello. Pioneer Days kick off Friday afternoon with the dollar swim at the city swimming pool from 1 to 5 p.m. Free...

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