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    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.

    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.

    San Juan County Commission drops appeals in lengthy voting rights case

    The San Juan County Commission on July 29 unanimously voted to drop any further appeals in the voting rights case that led to the election of two members of the Navajo Nation to the three-person commission last November, according to a report in the Salt Lake Tribune.

    Joint meeting: Two counties visit about shared geography

    Growth in Spanish Valley has created a number of concerns for officials, ranging from water and sewer issues, the large amount of state lands in the area, and the cost of providing services to San Juan County when tourists staying in Moab venture south.

    Grand, San Juan to meet June 10

    Growth along the boundary separating Grand and San Juan counties is one of several issues that have prompted a rare meeting between the counties’ governing boards.

    San Juan County pauses commercial development in south Spanish Valley

    SITLA, Love's not directly affected San Juan County Commissioner Kenneth Maryboy originally proposed a moratorium on commercial development...

    San Juan hires Everitt

    David Everitt A vote to hire David Everitt, currently Moab's city manager, to be the San Juan County...

    Moratorium for south Spanish Valley stalls

    A bid by San Juan County Commission Chair Kenneth Maryboy to pause commercial development along Highway 191 in Spanish Valley, possibly impacting...

    Maryboy recommends Everitt for interim administrator

    Kenneth MarybodyPhoto courtesy of San Juan County After San Juan's former county administrator Kelly Pehrson abruptly resigned this...

    San Juan withdraws from Bears Ears lawsuit

    San Juan County has dropped its position that had sided with President Donald Trump in a lawsuit over the president's decision to...

    San Juan Planning Commission promises dark skies ordinance

    Residents of Grand County and San Juan County packed into a room in the Grand Water and Sewer Service building on...

    Residents worry plan will mar dark skies

    Hearing planned for April 3 on the future of south Spanish Valley A night photo taken at Dead...

    Gas prices creep up as holiday dawns

    The national average price of gasoline has risen 2 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $1.86 per gallon Monday.

    Nominees sought for Theodore Roosevelt Genius Prize Advisory Council

    It will focus on endangered species protection, invasive species management, poaching and wildlife trafficking prevention, and nonlethal solutions to human-wildlife conflicts, according to a press release from the department.

    Obituary: Michael Arehart, 1950-2020

    On Nov. 21, 1973, he married his wife of 47 years, Ann Sparks of Nephi, Utah, in the Manti Temple. To this union came four children, Teresa “Tee,” Mindee, Trevor and Monica.

    Obituary: Richard Fullam III, 1952-2020

    Richard was born in Brooklyn, New York on April 24, 1952 to Richard J. Jr. and Dorothea A. Baetz Fullam.