Monticello

After a tough and winless preseason against non-region opponents, it seems the Monticello High School volleyball team was excited to enter Region 16 play. The Lady Bucks went 2-0 last week, cruising past North Sevier and Duchesne. On Tuesday, September 17 Monticello traveled to Salina to face North...
After another tough home loss last week to the San Juan Broncos, the Monticello High School volleyball team (0-3) looked for the first win of their young season when they traveled to Moab on Thursday, September 10 to take on Grand County (6-1).  The Lady Bucks played Grand in August in Monticello...
Until last Friday, September 6 it had been 16 years since the Monticello High School football team opened a season with four straight wins. But when the Buckaroos held off a second-half Gunnison rally for a 28-8 victory in front of a lively homecoming crowd at the MHS football field, they became...
FOOD ADVENTURES OF A COMFORT COOK Late one June afternoon, a gentleman from Moab named Sam made my acquaintance. He asked me about living in Monticello and the types of businesses that are in town. But most importantly, he asked about the restaurants in Monticello. Then he asked me, “What kind of...
The Monticello cross country teams hosted the annual Loyds Lake Classic, their only home meet of the season on Friday, August 30. Fellow Region 16 teams Duchesne, North Summit, and North Sevier, along with teams from Grand County, Central (Grand Junction), Montezuma-Cortez, Whitehorse, Monument...
Tension continues to rise over the political situation in San Juan County, and it spilled over at two town hall meetings in the past week.   Separate and independent town hall meetings were held in Monticello and Mexican Water. Both meetings had a similar agenda: a discussion of issues of local...
BIRD SCOOP The Monticello High School football team hit the road for the first time this season to take on the Whitehorse Raiders in Montezuma Creek on Friday, August 23. The Raiders gave the Buckaroos all they could handle in an exciting matchup between San Juan County rivals. Behind a stout...
The Monticello City Council approved designs for new signs that will be built at all three entrances to the city. The signs were designed by Impact Signs of Salt Lake City. rtesy photo
The Monticello City Council discussed a need to hire a new recreation director at length during their meeting August 13 at the Hideout Community Center. Jeremy Avondet, who the city hired two years ago, is resigning from the position on September 13. Much of the conversation centered on simply...
Monticello junior Cedar English outruns a Monument Valley defender on the way to a 56-yard touchdown catch in the second quarter of the MHS/MVHS game August 16.  Becky Bird photo
THE BIRD SCOOP The Monticello football team kicked off their 2019  season on Friday, August 16. They hosted the Monument Valley Cougars in a non-region contest and came away with their first win of the season 41-6.   The Bucks moved the ball well early, ripping off huge chunks of yards on carries...
SSG Aaron R. Butler Readiness Center
A massive new headquarters for Special Forces Operations at Camp Williams was dedicated on August 9 in the name of a local special forces soldier who was killed in Afghanistan. The SSG Aaron R. Butler Readiness Center is a 140,123 square foot facility that will house the 19th Special Forces Group...

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