Monument Valley / Oljato

Shari Griffin, an art teacher at Monticello High School, is the 2020 Teacher of the Year for the San Juan School District. Griffin was honored for her work at a March 2 banquet. Monticello High School Principal KC Olson said, “Shari Griffin is a valuable asset to our MHS team. As a member of our...
The top students in the Class of 2020 will compete on March 18 at the 40th annual Southeastern Utah Sterling Scholar competition at Carbon High School in Price, UT. There are 30 San Juan County seniors who will vie for the coveted title of Sterling Scholar against 67 other seniors from Carbon,...
When the Monument Valley High School girls basketball players went to sleep on Wednesday, February 26, it wasn’t sugarplums dancing in their heads. They were dreaming of their first-ever state championship trophy. It wasn’t a far-fetched dream. The Lady Cougars had put together an impressive 18-5...
San Juan County and the Navajo Department of Transportation (NDOT) have come to an agreement about the maintenance of a handful of roads used as school bus routes in the southern portion of the county. An agreement between the two entities was signed on February 24 at a ceremony at Teec Nos Pos, AZ...
The state tournament wait is finally over for the Whitehorse and Monument Valley basketball teams. They are headed to Richfield, UT for the four-day event which begins with the Round of 16 on Wednesday, February 26. The Monument Valley boys endured the most difficult path to reach this point in the...
When the Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) released their final 1A Basketball Rating Percentage Index (RPI) rankings on Tuesday, February 18, the Whitehorse and Monument Valley basketball teams learned their postseason fates – at least for their opening games. Only the Monument Valley...
Monument Valley High School senior Tanner Tsinigine finished his high school wrestling career with his second-straight state championship Saturday, February 8 at the Sevier Valley Center in Richfield, UT. He beat Milford’s Casek Hardy in the 160-pound championship match by fall. Tsinigine capped...
The Mittens of Monument Valley peeking out from beneath a soft blanket of clouds.  Joe B Lyman photo  
The Whitehorse High School basketball teams have been busy over the course of the past few days, and the girls continue to streak towards one of their best regular season finishes ever. The teams hosted the Pinnacle Panthers in a 1A Region 19 tilt on Friday, January 24 with the boys getting the...
It was a highly-anticipated doubleheader Battle of the Drum event when the Monument Valley girls and boys basketball teams welcomed the rival Whitehorse Raiders to town on Friday, January 17. The fans got their money’s worth. In the two varsity games combined, just five points decided victory. The...

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