San Juan County

Blanding Police Identify Alleged Thief of 1,000 Items

Aug 14, 2018
Courtesy of Blanding Police

The suspect in a string of shoplifting reports has been identified by Blanding Police as Michael Ainsworth Yoakam. 

SidVicS

Residents in southeastern Utah are experiencing issues with phone and internet services after an oversized truck severed a fiber-optic cable in a crash. 

Ann Leppanen Elected Bluff Mayor with 3-Vote Margin

Jul 10, 2018
Daniel Rayzel

San Juan County Clerk’s office has confirmed Ann Leppanen as the winner of Bluff’s mayoral election. Two weeks of waiting for a final canvass revealed a slim margin of 74 votes for Leppanen and 71 for Marcia Hadenfeldt, according to results posted on the county's website.

Hand Counts, Patience for Bluff’s Mayoral Election

Jun 29, 2018
Daniel Rayzel

After a few days of mayoral candidates patiently waiting for results, San Juan County reports write-in Ann Leppanen won 74 votes and Marcia Hadenfeldt won 71. 

Calling Your Bluff: Campaigning in Utah’s New Town

Jun 26, 2018
Daniel Rayzel

If you drive west toward Bluff, Utah, one of the first things you’ll notice will be the Navajo Twins, a set of rock formations overlooking the city. You’ll drive on the mix of paved and gravel roads while admiring impressive walls of sandstone, but there’s a good chance you’ll miss the ongoing campaigning for town council. 

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