Monticello

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...
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...
by Rhett Sifford . Severe drought conditions and concerns over providing more water to the area once again dominated the July 10 meeting of the Monticello City Council. Chad Sonderegger and Kedric Curtis, representing Jones and DeMille Engineering, were first up in the discussion.  They...
by Eric Niven The Monticello City Council meeting was the place to be on June 12.  A crowded audience waited patiently for the Council to get through the nuts and bolts of the City’s operation before the main event: water – particularly secondary water. The result is new secondary water...
by Merri Allyson Platt Approximately 25 workers from the Forest Service offices in Monticello and Moab gathered on June 6 near the Fourth Hole at the Hideout Golf Course in Monticello.  The young volunteers were under the direction of Recreation Specialist Zachary Lowe and Brian Murdock...
THE BIRD SCOOPby Walter & Becky Bird How many true Buckaroos or Broncos do you know? I guess that depends upon what qualifies a person as a true Buckaroo or Bronco, but arguably, six Monticello High School students and one San Juan High School student easily make the cut, as they...
The memory of Staff Sgt Aaron Butler was honored at the Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR race, held on Memorial Day weekend at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina. Butler’s name was prominently featured on car #10, driven by Aric Almirola.  Butler, a Special Forces Green Beret from...
THE BIRD SCOOPby Walter & Becky Bird The long track and field season was concluded in Provo on Friday and Saturday, May 18-19 with the 2018 Utah State Track and Field Championships at BYU’s Clarence F. Robison Track and Field Complex. BYU generously hosts this major event every year...
by Eric Niven The Monticello City Council approved new mission and vision statements as part of a new look which will include a new logo and web page. The work was approved at the April 10 council meeting. The logo is being refined prior to acceptance and incorporation into the new...
FOOD ADVENTURES OF A COMFORT COOKby Mary Cokenour In June, 2017, Doug Allen, the owner of Blue Mountain Foods and former mayor of Monticello, heard the call of retirement. He heeded that call by handing the reins and ownership over to his daughter, Stacy, and her husband, Jeramy Young...

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