Monticello

Every year since 1978, the Deseret News has monitored twelve high school boys and girls sports and awarded points for first through eighth place state championship finishes. At the end of the school year, the scores are tallied and the DesNews awards what it calls the All-sports awards for all...
Adam Bunker officially wrapped up his Monticello High School track and field career in impressive fashion June 6-8 when he won the 2000-meter steeple chase at the Great Southwest Classic Track and Field Meet at the University of New Mexico. Bunker’s first place finish of 6:21.75 earned him the Pat...
In Monticello, seven residents will seek the three open spots on the Monticello City Council. They include incumbent Nathan Chamberlain along with Ron Skinner, Mary Cokenour, Kim Henderson, Ammon Boswell, Scott Christensen, and Jonathon English. The two incumbents not seeking reelection are Blaine...
It may not feel quite like summer yet, but as of this week the San Juan County Library summer program is in full swing. Library director Pat Smith said the kids really look forward to it every year, and it’s a great way to keep them reading while school is out. She said the fun activities and cool...
Candidates for local municipalities have until Friday to sign up for open spots on city councils. There are three open positions on the Monticello City Council and three open positions on the Blanding City Council.  All positions are for four year positions. The municipal elections will be held in...
The Monticello City Council adopted Stage 1 Residential Water Rates for secondary water users this summer at their May 21 meeting. The council initially intended to use Stage 2 rates but made the change based on water accumulation and the rate the water level is rising. The new rates, which are...
Diplomas are set to be presented to 190 graduates of the San Juan School District at graduation ceremonies throughout the county this week. In addition to services at the five high schools, commencement services will also be held at elementary and middle schools. Photos of the graduates are printed...
For only the second time in school history, the Monticello boys track and field team won a state title on the Clarence Robinson Track at BYU in Provo, this past Friday and Saturday, May 17 and 18. However, Monticello’s track and field dominance has been a recent phenomenon. They’ve won two of the...
The Monticello golf teams got up early on Monday, May 6 to travel to Price, UT to play the Carbon County Country Club for the final Region 19 match of the season. It was well worth it as both the boys and girls team swept both matches and each won Region 19 season titles. The Lady Buckaroos brought...
The gears of the legendary ice cream machine are turning. Hamburgers sizzle on the grill and pops from the fryer can be heard as fresh french fries hit the oil. Jan is training new girls and making sure the food items are sent out. Grayson is grunting at something in the back. It feels like the...

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