Life in San Juan

Two girls from San Juan County turned heads at New York Fashion Week last month.  Tewakeedah and Dachuneeh Martin, of Montezuma Creek, sang live for Designer Hazel Stabler’s Buffalo Hunt Camp fashion line dedicated to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW).  Imagine the fashion show like this...
An opportunity of a lifetime recently came to San Juan High School junior Ian Pugh, of Blanding, when he was selected as an extra for season three of the new Book of Mormon films for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.   Season one filming started in 2017, and at least a dozen of those...
Kristina Steele Garchar is the big winner of the swag bag donated by San Juan County Visitor Services. Kristina was one of scores of San Juan Record readers who entered the contest. All that was needed was to identify ten icons in the new county illustration created by Jorrien and Tiera Peterson....
Practices for the annual presentation of Handel’s Messiah will begin for instrumentalists on October 20 at 6 p.m. at the Monticello High School band room.  Chorus practices will begin on November 3 at 6 p.m. at the Monticello North Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints....
The authors of two books focusing on the Bears Ears will visit the San Juan Record Bookstore on Thursday, October 17 at 7 p.m. The bookstore is located at 49 South Main Street in Monticello. Steven Strom and Rebecca Robinson will make a brief presentation and be available to visit and sign copies...
This Saturday, the City of Blanding will host the first-ever Dutch Oven Days. The Blanding Chapter of the San Juan Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to bring local residents this incredible fall-themed event.  Dutch Oven Days is sure to provide fun for the whole family. It will include hay rides,...
NORTHERN NEWS Sing along with me: “See them tumbling down, pledging their love to the ground, lonely but free I’ll be found, tumbling along with the tumbling tumble mustard.” The elements came together this Spring to provide the perfect conditions (whatever those are) for a bumper crop of tumble...
Benjamin B. Crane, son of Dennis and Fay Loy Crane of Monticello, has been promoted to the rank of Master Sergeant in the Utah Army National Guard.  He will serve as the Area NCOIC supervising recruiting operations in Southwest Utah.  Ben is a proud Buckaroo, husband to Wendy (Barton), and father...
The San Juan County Economic Development team commissioned a unique, graphic illustration of the county earlier this year.  The graphic was created by Jorrien and Tiera Peterson, a husband and wife team based out of Salt Lake City who are making a name with their simple, minimalistic approach to...
Dancers celebrating the Southern Ute Bear Dance Powwow in White Mesa. The annual powwow brings dozens of tribes and nations together for a weekend full of celebrations. The two-day event was May 24-25. Toniee Lewis photo

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