Full Statement: San Juan County closes camping to non-residents

San Juan County posted the following to its Facebook page on Friday, March 27, 2020: We want to inform all public that there are current restrictions on all camping and on all non-essential leisurely travel within San Juan County, per the San Juan Public Health Department orders that were signed on March 27, 2020. San … Continue reading Full Statement: San Juan County closes camping to non-residents

Bluff Town Council votes to close short-term rentals

March 26, 2020 Note: The Bluff Town Council posted the following letter on Thursday morning: Last night, after much discussion with residents, business owners, and emergency service personnel, the Bluff Town Council voted unanimously to restrict short term rentals. This includes, but is not limited to, motels, hotels, AirBnb and VRBOs, campgrounds and RV parks. … Continue reading Bluff Town Council votes to close short-term rentals

Update from the Bluff Town Council Mayor: 03/23/20

March 23, 2020 By Mayor Ann K. Leppanen The good news is that, as of this morning, there were no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in San Juan County, Utah. Read carefully the next paragraph which is taken directly from the San Juan County Utah Daily Information Report received by me shortly before 5 p.m. today. … Continue reading Update from the Bluff Town Council Mayor: 03/23/20

Stewart Aitchison: Update from a locked-down Peru

By Stewart Aitchison We had had such a wonderful trip last year to Morocco with National Geographic Journeys (run by G Adventures), that when one of the passengers on that trip suggested we join her this year on trip to Peru, we were in. The US government had not issued any travel restrictions regarding the … Continue reading Stewart Aitchison: Update from a locked-down Peru

Bluff Beekeepers Calendar September-October: HONEY HARVEST

By Dudley Beck Sad news for Dudley and Wes. One of our remaining hives was queenless again. So Wes now had one hive and Dudley now had one. KB still had two. The bees were combined with the remaining queen-right hives at Wes and Dudley's. Early September was time to look ahead for a honey … Continue reading Bluff Beekeepers Calendar September-October: HONEY HARVEST

Bluff is Not Enough (and that’s just fine) | Essay

By Eli Beck “Yeah, I wanted to get out the whole time I was there, and since I left all I want to do is go back.” I say this sentence all the time. If I’m just meeting you, you’ll ask “where are you from?” I’ll say  “Bluff, a dinky town of 200 sump’m people,” … Continue reading Bluff is Not Enough (and that’s just fine) | Essay