San Juan County

San Juan County has entered a Cooperating Agency agreement with the Bureau of Land Management and the National Forest Service. The National Forest and BLM are currently working together on a resource management plan for the Bears Ears National monument and invited San Juan County to be a...
San Juan County Commissioners acted in “bad faith” during the process to appoint an interim San Juan County Attorney. That was the strongly-worded ruling of Seventh District Judge Don Torgerson during a June 22 hearing when he stated that Commissioners Kenneth Maryboy and Willie Grayeyes, “…...
by Katie Boyle Staff writer The San Juan County Commission discussed fire protection in Spanish Valley, RV campsites at the county fairgrounds, and an update to a public lands plan at their latest meeting. Members of the San Juan County Commission approved a renewal of the interlocal agreement with...
Utah's primary election day is June 28, but San Juan County residents can begin voting now through election day. All registered voters in San Juan School District Three and Registered Republicans in Commission district two will participate in county primaries.  All registered Republicans in the...
A letter from the San Juan County assessors office is requesting information on properties in the county. The county assessor is an elected position. The assessor's office does evaluations of properties in San Juan County to determine the county tax rate. Property taxes in the county help fund the...
Navajo Nation Delegate Herman Daniels Jr. of Monument Valley speaks at the Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement event on May 27, while Senator Mitt Romney shakes hands with Council Delegate Rickie Nez. Delegate Daniels represents four chapters on the council including the Navajo Utahns of Oljato and Navajo Mountain. Photo Courtesy office of Navajo Nation President
Now that the Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement has been finalized, Navajo Nation officials will work on how to spend the $218 million for infrastructure as well as allocate the annual allotment of 81,500 acre-feet. With around half of Utah Navajo residents living without running water, the top...
Seated from left to right Utah Governor Spencer Cox, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, and Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez sign the agreement while numerous tribal, federal and state leaders stand behind. Photo courtesy Nic Naylor, Utah Governors office
by David Boyle News Director The execution of the Utah Navajo Water Rights Settlement was completed with a signing of state, federal and tribal leaders in Monument Valley on May 27. The agreement concluded 18 years of negotiations between the parties and affirms water rights of Utah Navajos, as...
Swearing in of the acting county attorney, concerns at Elk Meadows and a fire season report were all part of the May 17 meeting of the San Juan County Commission. At the latest county commission meeting Brittney Ivins was sworn in as the acting county attorney as she took the oath of office...
Members of the Utah Legislative Management Committee unanimously approved support for a deal that would swap over 130,000 acres of state trust lands in San Juan County for federally managed lands in the state at an interim meeting on May 17. With the approval from Utah legislators, the Utah School...
On Thursday, May 12, Canyonlands National Park staff received a report of an abandoned vehicle at Grand View Point in the Island in the Sky district. A search and rescue team of National Park Service and San Juan County personnel was assembled to locate the owner of the vehicle. At approximately 2:...

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