Life in San Juan

Teen suicide is an extremely painful issue, and the tragedy has impacted local communities in recent years. Last year, 44 youth ages ten to 17 died by suicide in Utah. Utah ranks fifth in the nation for suicides for youth ten to 17. In order to address this challenge, the Zero Suicide...
The San Juan Junior Livestock program had great success in 2018, culminating with the annual livestock auction at the San Juan County Fair on August 11. The Junior Livestock and Mini Livestock programs involve scores of area youth. They and their supporters spend the summer preparing...
[See Mary Cokenour's feature on the Granary here.] by Rhett Sifford Ben and Crystal Breedlove say they love Monticello and want to help it flourish.  They put their money where their mouth is.  Their investment and gift to the community is a revitalized Grist Mill Inn, which they say...
[See more about The Granary here.] FOOD ADVENTURESby Mary Cokenour The Granary is doing the Dukes proud, the Dukes of Hazzard, that is, referring to The Boar’s Nest, the local watering hole of Hazzard County and owned by the Dukes’ nemesis, Boss Hogg. However, the Granary Bar and Grill...
Guy Wallace is the winner of the last Beautiful Yard Award of the season presented by the Monticello Parks and Beautification Committee. The traveling gnome can be found on 700 North in Guy’s beautifully landscaped front yard.  Guy has been on the property for 18 years.  He removed...
by Rhett Sifford ROAM Industry is working hard to become the center of human-powered outdoor adventure in San Juan County. ROAM is the brainchild of Dustin and Natalie Randall, located in the former Trailside gas station on North Main Street in Monticello.  The mission is to be the...
FAIR BUILDING EXHIBITSBEST OF SHOWRoxanne Eldredge: Crochet vikingJenny Grover: Blessing dressSally Jack: Pillow caseDeleska Behunin: Wall hangingTina Murdock: QuiltNicole Holliday: QuiltJeannine Snyder: QuiltJoan Watkins: RugSandra Black: AfghanDonna Washburn: ApplesauceNancy Munger:...
A golden eagle is expected to recover after having a tough day in San Juan County on August 2. A truck driver reports that he was traveling northbound at highway speeds near the Monticello airport when the eagle flew alongside the truck and then swooped into his front windshield. The...
by Easton Bowring The San Juan County Fair returns next week, “Jam-Packed with Fun.” The annual quilting show is a highlight and showcases some of the best work of San Juan County natives. In 2017, Julie Bailey won the hearts of the judges. She walked away with a Managers Award, Best of...
by Easton Bowring, Staff writer Gordon and Susan Reeve will lead the Land Above the Canyons Pioneer Day parade as the 2018 Grand Marshals. The Reeves are being recognized for their commitment and dedication to serving the youth in the community. The grand marshals are selected based on...

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