San Juan County

San Juan County Clerk Auditor John-David Nielson calls in from Monument Valley to the polling station in Monticello at the courthouse. His cell phone service cuts in and out as he attempts to give information about the Monument Valley count. His phone drops the call. It’s 9:10 p.m. on...
An application to the Community Impact Board (CIB) will be put together for funding for two new sewer pumps for the community of Mexican Hat. The estimated cost for the new sewer pumps is $255,000, all of which is being sought in grant form from CIB. A public hearing was held on the...
There are 29 sheriffs across the great state of Utah. All of them have different situations and circumstances to deal with as they administer the law in their jurisdictions. According to Grand County Sheriff Steven White, there are none in 2018 who deserve the distinction of being named...
by Rhett Sifford A proposed Bluff land exchange between San Juan County and the Hole in the Rock Foundation produced some passionate discussion at the September 25 meeting of the San Juan County Commission. Lynn Stevens, former county commissioner and Government Relations Director for...
by Bill BoyleSan Juan Record Editor It may take a while to work out the details, but a new economic development tool may be created for use in San Juan County. A Community Reinvestment Agency (CRA) could allow local business ventures to partner with taxing entities to develop...
Abajo Peak television signals will change frequencies on Monday, September 24. Following the change, viewers who receive a television signal from Abajo Peak will need to rescan, and in some instances, modify or change their antennas. A 2012 move by the U.S. Congress resulted in an 84mhz...
by Rhett Sifford The new advertising campaign for San Juan County, featuring the tagline “Make it Monumental,” was the focus of public comment at the September 4 meeting of the San Juan County Commission. Bill Haven, president of the Blanding Area Travel Council, said it’s the best...
by Bill BoyleSan Juan Record Editor A federal judge has ruled that San Juan County Clerk John David Nielson did not follow state statute and improperly removed candidate Willie Grayeyes from the ballot. With a preliminary injunction, Judge David Nuffer reinstated Grayeyes on the...
San Juan County – also known as Utah’s Canyon Country – launched a redesign campaign of its brand to highlight the area as the entry point for nature-loving adventures and great scenery. The campaign launch includes the tagline “Make it Monumental.” The tagline references the towering...
Willie Grayeyes will be on the November 6 general election ballot in the race for San Juan County Commissioner representing District Two. The decision was made by Federal District Judge David Nuffer on August 7. Grayeyes was nominated to be the Democratic nominee for the seat in March...

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