By Dan Meyers While we've all enjoyed the wet spring weather, we're starting to dry out as hot temperatures return and summer approaches. Now is the best time to cut down your lawns (and weeds) before they dry out and become hazardous. In the summer heat, sparks from a trimmer or mower can ignite the … Continue reading Bluff, Stay Fire Aware!
On a damp spring day, the line for the first Bluff Food Bank of 2019 stretched from the community center pavilion toward the parking lot. A sure sign of the need, dozens waited patiently to peruse fresh oranges along with boxes and cans of non-perishable items. Ginny Burns, a resident of Bluff, worked for two … Continue reading Food Bank Truck To Make Monthly Stops In Bluff, UT
Dear readers of the Canyon Echo, Five months ago, I worked with Linda Richmond, former publisher of the Canyon Echo, to bring her remarkable local news source back to life. We've since published numerous articles from the archives, community columns, historic photo retakes, regional poetry, and dozens of news articles. Community support has been beyond … Continue reading A Letter To Our Readers: Changes At The Canyon Echo
By Jocelyn Lockwood As the wind whips sand across the desert on a dry spring evening in Little Water, three rambunctious boys lovingly tumble in the soft dunes. It seems nothing will tire them out. It’s one of the few times in the past month the boys haven’t set out to run a mile up … Continue reading Bluff Elementary Students Participate In The Navajo YES Kids ‘Marathon’ In Shiprock
The 15-member Bears Ears National Monument Advisory Committee, which was appointed with some controversy last month, will meet publicly for the first time on June 5 and 6 at the Hideout Community Center in Monticello, Utah. The meeting will be open to the public and will be held on June 5, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. … Continue reading Event: Bears Ears Monument Advisory to host its first public meeting on June 5 & 6
This will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Round House Garage Mahal which is located at the intersection of Willow and West 6th.
Gila By Austin Holmes Heloderma suspectum Elusive monster I long to witness your beaded banded skin Bubbling like boiling mythical waters Venom-soaked tongue like a dusty mauve rose Perhaps I shall one day see you emerge From your red earth dwelling, deer mouse in mouth, And shall applaud you and my Boundless fortuity
Following San Juan County Administrator Kelly Pehrson’s abrupt departure late last week, Commissioner Kenneth Maryboy suggested holding a special commission meeting to hire an interim replacement on Thursday.
Note: The following is a prepared statement from the San Juan County Democratic Party. Oljato, UT – The San Juan County administrator’s recent resignation was not a big surprise. “Mr. Pehrson had not been willing to take direction from the new County Commission and execute its priorities, and his abrupt resignation last week was not … Continue reading Letter: Maryboy and Adakai Set Record Straight on County Administrator’s Resignation
By Dudley Beck Monday, April 14, checking my email. I notice one from Bill Lincoln from yesterday. Ring... Ring... Ring. "Hello, this is Bill." “Bill, this is Dudley. I just now noticed your email from yesterday about bees. Where were they?" "I was out at the Mission. There were a lot of bees up in … Continue reading Bluff Beekeepers Calendar: April