Monticello

It was another successful Christmas season for the annual gingerbread house tour in Monticello.  Scores of local residents attended a culminating celebration at the Hideout Community Center on December 19. Creativity and holiday joy abounds! Staff photos  
The Monticello boys (2-3) knew they were in for a tough test against San Juan (6-0) in Blanding on Tuesday, December 17.   narrative played out as cold shooting from the field and the free throw line buried the Bucks’ chances of hanging with the Broncos. Monticello scored just five points in the...
The Deseret News and Vinco Athletics both released their All-State Utah high school football teams on December 18. The Deseret News chooses players based on coaches’ votes. Vinco Athletics chooses their honorees by compiling coach nominations. Here are the players from Monticello High School who...
More than 250 children from Monticello Elementary School rang in the holidays at Zions Bank, joining teachers, parents, and bank employees in the branch’s lobby for the annual “Lights On” ceremony. On Wednesday, December 4, kindergarten through sixth-grade students from Monticello Elementary hung...
The Monticello High School Vaqueras competed at the Utah Valley University Invitational in Orem, UT December 13-14. They received the Superior Sportsmanship Award, earned second in both Hip Hop and Character, and got fourth place in both Military and Dance. They’re next in action January 10-11 at...
The Deseret News named their 2019 All-state volleyball teams on December 10. The teams are chosen based on coaches’ votes. Here, we highlight the players from San Juan County who were honored.   3A First Team Ta’ssi Su’esu’e San Juan Senior Outside Hitter – 329 Kills (led team), 272 Digs, 66 Blocks...
The Monticello Buckaroo wrestlers kicked off their new season in grand fashion December 6-7, bringing home the championship trophy from the Moab Invitational for the fourth year in a row.   The team earned 345.5 points on their way to the title, out-pacing second place Carbon by just 5.5 points and...
On Tuesday, November 26 the Monticello High School girls basketball team hosted the Grand County Lady Red Devils in a pre-season, inter-county tilt. In front of a large early season crowd, the Lady Bucks jumped out to a quick lead, doubling up Grand 12-6 in the first quarter. The girls held the...
“It’s the people who shop at home who really make a business.”  That’s what Randy Butler, owner of Randy’s Auto, told me earlier this year in an interview – and it’s true. Locals who shop at home can make or break a business. Our little, local economy will thrive if we all shop at home a little...
Two suspects are in the San Juan County Jail facing a combined 12 felony charges and multiple misdemeanors following a high-speed chase between Monticello and Blanding involving four law enforcement agencies on Thursday, October 24. The case began when Monticello Police Officer Kory Dunn received a...

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