Monticello

Juan Schwartz Hansen was born February 7, 1931 in Rupert, ID to Margaret Schwartz and Reno T. Hansen.  Some wonder how he received the name Juan.  After World War I, Juan’s father received a homestead on Summit Point in San Juan County. He couldn’t make a living here, so he moved to...
Oleen Nelson Hatch appreciates the recognition of the Monticello High School alumni during the 2018 Homecoming activities. Mr. Hatch grew up in Parowan, UT and graduated from Parowan High School in 1948. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Utah State...
The Hideout Golf Course is being watered through the culinary water system in the final weeks of the summer season. The culinary system is being used due to a late-August break in the 24-inch irrigation line that generally provides water to the course. Monticello City Manager Doug...
[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...
THE BIRD SCOOPby Walter & Becky Bird The Monticello Buckaroo volleyball season kicked off at home on August 28 against Kayenta. They are a large school and came to play. But the Buckaroo girls were ready to play as well and gave them a fight. The varsity lost in three close sets...
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 The Monticello City Council approved a zone change for two properties on 100 North, east of Main Street at their August 14 meeting.  The properties, originally zoned R-2 Residential, became A-1 Residential/Agricultural land. An R-2 zone provides land where single and...
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...
The use of secondary water in Monticello dropped dramatically in July, the result of a combination of severe drought conditions, an increase in water rates, and a strong monsoon season. Secondary water use for the month was less than six million gallons. In comparison, average use for...

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