San Juan County

The San Juan County Economic Development and Visitor Services office has created a new grant program from the ground up. In January the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) realigned spending priorities following passage of a state senate bill in the most recent legislative session...
One COVID-19 Vaccine trial is including a few hundred members of the Navajo Nation in its final trial of the drug
The final phase of study for a coronavirus vaccine will include volunteers from the Navajo Nation. Since coronavirus first arrived in the United States in the late winter of 2020, a race among pharmaceutical companies to find a vaccine for the virus has been underway. Now three companies and their...
The San Juan County Commission discussed and approved plans to spend their second allotment of CARES funding at their September 15 meeting.  The money comes from the federal CARES Act and restrictions exist in how the county can spend the funds received. Funds must be spent in response to the...
Lisbon Valley Mining Company is making plans to return to operation near the start of the fourth quarter of this year. The mining company is planning to hire 50 employees immediately, with the potential employee base of 95 by December 2021. George Shaw, Chairman of the Board for Lisbon Valley...
A proposal to amend the Spanish Valley Zoning and Planning map stalled at the August 18 meeting of the San Juan County Commission. The current Planning and Zoning map for the area located in the northern-most portion of the county, adjacent to Moab, was adopted in November 2019. A request was made...
Chart provided by San Juan County Attorney's office showing the alarming rise in sexual violence cases in the county
The San Juan County Attorney’s office reports an increasing trend of reported sexual violence and the vast majority of victims and perpetrators of sexual crimes in the county are underage children, mostly teenagers. From 2000 to 2010, the county averaged 4.1 reported cases of sexual violence per...
by David Boyle News Director The San Juan County Commission is considering a resolution that would express support of the Navajo Nation’s efforts to revise the Nation’s contract with the state of Utah that would allow the Diné people to obtain free hunting permits in the state, including San Juan...
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Image of a pick-up truck with decals reading San Juan County sheriff department. Truck sits in front of the public safety building in Monticello, Utah
San Juan County Commission signed a resolution stating their support of county law enforcement at the August 4 meeting held remotely. The resolution publicly salutes the Sheriff’s department and was passed unanimously. Commission Chair Kenneth Maryboy shared his thoughts on the resolution. “I think...
The 2020 San Juan County Fair, themed “In An Uncertain Year, Your Fair Family’s Here,” begins this Saturday, August 1 and runs through Saturday, August 8. “Uncertain” is truly an understatement in 2020. Fair organizer Anna Fredericks said, “It’s my 20th fair and it’s going to be the weirdest one,...

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