San Juan County

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,...
The San Juan County Commission approved a resolution at their July 21 meeting which “condemns racism, bigotry, hate, and violence at any level.” The resolution was triggered “by the ongoing tragic events occurring across the country.” The resolution, which was approved unanimously, says the...
The San Juan County Commission opposed a letter of support for a proposed September 2020 oil and gas lease sale on lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The action occurred on July 7 in an electronic Commission meeting that was disrupted by poor audio. Commissioner Willie...
The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) has begun construction efforts to preserve the life of a metal arch bridge spanning the San Juan River at Mexican Hat.   Work crews are setting up scaffolding under the Jason R. Workman Memorial Bridge to facilitate repairs that will encompass the...

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