Monticello

Under the bright lights of their home field on Friday, September 11 the Monticello Buckaroos finally hosted a home football game with the 2A South Millard Eagles. Millard was coming off a 27-0 blanking by Kanab the week before, so it seemed like it might be an interesting matchup. However, a bumpy...
April and Gentry Ramsay are the winners of the Monticello 2020 Parks and Beautification Beautiful Yard Award.  They have been working on their yard the entire summer and still have more plans. The first project completed is the brick walkway, which is the handiwork of their five children; it is a...
The very COVIDfriendly 2A golf season just keeps rolling along. This past week on Wednesday, August 26, the Bucks traveled to Sterling, UT to play the Palisades State Park Golf Course in another Region 16 match. Coming into the match, Monticello trailed region leader Altamont by 60 shots, but the...
Chart provided by San Juan County Attorney's office showing the alarming rise in sexual violence cases in the county
The San Juan County Attorney’s office reports an increasing trend of reported sexual violence and the vast majority of victims and perpetrators of sexual crimes in the county are underage children, mostly teenagers. From 2000 to 2010, the county averaged 4.1 reported cases of sexual violence per...
Schools throughout San Juan County, included pictured Monticello Elementary, will delay their start by two days
San Juan County School Board finalized plans ahead of the start of the academic school year later this month. Key items passed include 100 percent remote learning for students in the south part of the county for the start of the year. The district moved the first day of school for students from...
The city and San Juan Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Pioneer Day Celebration Friday and Saturday, July 24 and 25. Although COVID-19 has put a bit of a damper on the event, there will still be plenty of fun to be had and a host of familiar events to enjoy. It all kicks off at the...
by Rhett Sifford Staff Writer Evan Bolt has accepted the position of Monticello City Manager and begins work on Monday, July 20. Bolt, who most recently worked as Assistant City Manager of Paonia, CO, brings a new perspective backed by experience in small-town government that will benefit the City...
The annual Pioneer Day celebration in Monticello is a go after a special meeting of the Monticello City Council on July 2. With a narrow 3-2 vote, the Council decided to move ahead with a limited celebration that will include a parade, softball tournament, vendors, and fireworks.  After discussion...
The Monticello Police Department will be disbanded on June 30 and law enforcement services will be contracted through the San Juan County Sheriff’s Department.  A contract for the change was approved at the June 9 meeting of the Monticello City Council. The five-year contract between the city and...
Monticello High School junior Olivia Chamberlain picked up a 2A second-place finish in a high school individual player state championship held by the Utah Section PGA Thursday, June 4 at Rose Park Golf Course in Salt Lake City. Chamberlain shot a 94 on the day and will be a two-time All-state...

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