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    BLM seeks input on proposed campground, trails near Gooseneck State Park

    The BLM and Utah Division of Parks and Recreation are proposing to jointly develop a campground and mountain bike trails on BLM-administered lands near Goosenecks State Park in southeast San Juan County.

    Lisbon Valley mine looks to expand using experimental solution extraction method

    The Lisbon Valley Copper Mine hopes to add a quarter-century of life to the troubled operation roughly...

    Residents cram San Juan County tax increase hearing as budget woes foment worries

    Nearly 80 county residents crowded the San Juan County Commission Chambers Dec. 4 for a Truth in...

    Spanish Valley plan approved after San Juan commission rejects planners

    Master planning in Spanish Valley was the major focus of a marathon meeting of the San Juan County Commission on Nov. 19.

    Lyman files $10 million lawsuit against BLM

    Former San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman is representing himself in a $10 million lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management, claiming collusion between the BLM, the media, the U.S. Attorney’s office, and special interest groups harmed his business and professional relationship.

    San Juan gets pushback on Spanish Valley asphalt plant

    Grand gets an earful – for different reasons The licensure of an aggregate and...

    San Juan change of government question looks to be defeated

    While hundreds of votes still have not been counted as of Wednesday morning, it appears as if voters are on the way to defeat a ballot initiative that could have led to a change in San Juan County government.

    Questions arise over Nov. 5 San Juan County election

    While the November 5 election features a single question for San Juan County voters, the special election is getting more and more complicated.

    San Juan hit with $2.6M in attorney fees from Voting Rights Act case

    Cutting its losses, the San Juan County Commission has voted 3-0 to pay attorney fees totaling $2.6 million to the Navajo Nation...

    San Juan County to vote on governance

    A special election in November will ask voters in San Juan County if a committee should be formed to consider a change...

    Citizens to San Juan: ‘Let Moab have the tourists’

    Amidst a moratorium adopted by the San Juan County Commission that will end on Nov. 17, Spanish Valley residents are looking to get ahead of commercial developments, including lodging construction, in the southern part of the valley.

    SITLA neighbor would rather live by a dump

    After a representative for the Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration announced in April plans to...

    Lionsback Resort project begins on Sand Flats Road

    The City of Moab will have oversight of the project, which was not something that was always on the table because state law allows SITLA to develop projects without input from local authorities.

    City cuts jobs to bridge huge tax loss

    These steps are in addition to cuts made March 13 when 60 part-time employees were terminated.

    Grand County attorney on sheriff’s office reform versus defunding

    In advance of a Grand County Council discussion on race and justice scheduled for Tuesday, June 16,...

    City rejects public hearing request for bike skills park

    Now they worry it will become a tourist magnet or otherwise lose its charm.

    Arches, Canyonlands resume entrance fees

    Park officials are strongly encouraging visitors to pay by credit card at park entrances or to pay online.