Monticello

U.S. Forest Service fire crews are working diligently to reopen roads and trails affected by three fires in the Dark Canyon Wilderness Area of the Manti-La Sal National Forest before the bow hunting season begins this Saturday, August 17.  As some crews continued monitoring and mopping up the...
It’s a San Juan County showdown Friday night when the Monument Valley Cougars visit the Monticello Buckaroos to open the 2019 football season for both teams. The Buckaroos are favored in the matchup that they have historically dominated. Since the teams first met in 1985, Monticello has never lost...
Almost 50 riders hit the Abajo Mountains over the weekend for the sixth annual Abajo Enduro. For the second straight year, the grueling event consisted of two days and three stages of racing, and was the biggest event to date. ROAM Industry owner and race organizer Dustin Randall reported that out...
Three people were killed in a two-car crash on Highway 191 at approximately 4:15 p.m. on August 3. According to the Utah Highway Patrol, a Ford F-150 was traveling southbound at mile marker 93, 23 miles north of Monticello, when it veered into the northbound lane. It hit a Ford Expedition which was...
Nearly two years after Staff Sergeant Aaron Butler was killed while battling Islamic State fighters in Afghanistan, the Utah National Guard will dedicate a new training facility named in his honor on Friday, August 9. The new $37-million-dollar, 140,000-square- foot readiness facility is located at...
Jenna Olson, a native of Cedar City, UT and veteran teacher, is set to serve as the next principal of Monticello Elementary School. Olson has degrees from Southern Utah University and has taught in Monticello for the past four years. Her career began in the Washington County School District upon...
KC Olson returns to Monticello High School as the new principal. Olson spent the last year as principal of Monticello Elementary School and the three years before that as assistant principal of Monticello High School. Prior to his time in Monticello, he worked as a teacher for the Washington County...
Find out more about the candidates for Monticello City Council here:Ammon BoswellNathan ChamberlainScott ChristensenMary CokenourJohnathon EnglishKim HendersonRon Skinner
A fire sparked by a lightning strike 45 miles west of Monticello has grown from 15 acres to almost 240 acres since it was first spotted on July 16. The “Peavine Canyon Fire” in the Dark Canyon Wilderness of the Manti-La Sal National Forest became more active due to drying conditions, according to...
Wyatt Holyoak is the new Monticello Farm Bureau agent. As a native of the area, Holyoak is committed to serving San Juan County residents.   Holyoak and his wife Loren (Randall) both graduated from Monticello High School. After serving missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,...

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