San Juan County

by David Boyle News Director Members of the San Juan County Commission approved a letter commenting on a draft forest management plan, heard an update from the extension office and approved a 45-acre rezone as part of their latest meeting. Members of the county commission approved a letter...
The suspect in murder case in Bountiful, UT is brought into custody after a standoff on Highway closed Highway 191 between Monticello and Moab for nearly four hours on November 3.  Photo courtesy John Galt
by Bill Boyle San Juan Record Editor Highway 191 was closed for nearly four hours on Friday, November 3 because of a standoff between a murder suspect and local law enforcement agencies. The standoff, at the top of Blue Hill about 10 miles south of Moab, ended with the arrest of the suspect soon...
by David Boyle News Director Utah House District 69 representative and Blanding resident Phil Lyman officially announced his bid for Governor on October 30. Rep. Phil Lyman (R) announced his candidacy for governor in a one-minute video ad shared on social media platforms on the afternoon of October...
by David Boyle News Director The nearly 100-year-old iconic Goulding properties in Monument Valley are moving closer to changing ownership to the Navajo Nation. Members of the Navajo Nation Council approved legislation on October 17 to approve the purchase of Goulding’s Monument Valley Lodge for $...
by David Boyle News Director Members of the San Juan County Commission got a report on the eclipse, sent a letter to the BLM regarding a travel management plan, and approved receipt of a grant and loan to remodel the county jail at their latest meeting. As part of their October 17 meeting, members...
Eclipse viewers at the Goosenecks event Chris Hanson photo.
by Bill Boyle San Juan Record Editor Thousands of visitors and local residents alike enjoyed the annular solar eclipse that occurred across the San Juan County sky on October 14. The “ring of fire” eclipse was viewable from most areas of the county, with the most significant impact on a swath near...
by David Boyle News Director Energy Fuels held an open house at the White Mesa Mill on October 10 and 11 to highlight the mill’s work. There were a variety of presentations and events, in addition to tours of the facility. David Frydenlund, Executive Vice President at Energy Fuels, said the mill is...
A 63-year-old woman from Washington state passed away on Monday, October 9 at Grand View Point at the Island in the Sky district of Canyonlands National Park. National Park Service rangers, Grand County EMS, and Classic Air Medical personnel responded to the scene. CPR was performed but life-saving...
by David Boyle News Director Members of the San Juan County Commission approved a landfill metal recycling program, approved grants for internet hotspot services, and approved contracts for Navajo translation services for upcoming city and town elections at their latest meeting. At their October 3...
Path of the annular eclipse for October 14
by David Boyle News Director San Juan County is set to receive an influx of visitors on October 14 as an Annular Eclipse will be visible throughout the entire county. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) explains an annular solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between the...

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