In an effort to make planning and zoning meetings accessible to everyone, the Bluff Town Council is seeking a volunteer to transcribe the meetings each Thursday at 7 p.m. The volunteer will sit in on the meetings and type the discussion as it happens so those who are hard of hearing can participate. A time … Continue reading Announcement: Volunteer Needed to Transcribe Bluff Planning and Zoning Meetings
Temporary, short term foster care is needed for both cats and dogs. They will be vaccinated, and spayed or neutered, or scheduled to be. Adoption notices will be posted. If you wish to sign up for foster care, please call BARC at 435-979-2079. Some feral cats are being live trapped, vaccinated, and spayed or neutered. … Continue reading Announcement: Animal Foster Care Needed
Community Rebuilds has secured land in Bluff and will be building two homes starting this summer. We are looking for homeowners to process today! The application process will begin in April and we will start building in July. The homeowner will be able to move into their new home in February 2020. If you, or … Continue reading Announcement: Become a homeowner with Community Rebuilds!
The Bluff Town Council hosted its second public hearing on Tuesday for its plans to use a $96,300 Community Development Block Grant to fund a town water study. Mayor Ann Leppanen said, "The purpose of [the study] is to analyze and identify available water resources, water rights, water distribution facilities, and water needs for the … Continue reading Bluff Town Council Briefs: April 9, 2019
Utah author Ellen Meloy died unexpectedly in 2004, three months after completing Eating Stone: Imagination and the Loss of the Wild, which went on to become a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist. Only a few years earlier, her book The Anthropology of Turquoise had been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. This spring, Torrey … Continue reading EVENT: A Celebration of Ellen Meloy
April 16, 3:30 to 5 pm, San Juan County Admin Building, 117 S. Main Street, 2nd floor conference room, Monticello, Utah 84535
Wes, KB, and I have spent the rest of March cleaning old frames, checking for wax moths, and getting our sites ready (wind break, some shade) for new colonies.
Dear Editor, A sure sign of spring is the return from the south of our resident flock of turkey vultures. I started keeping notes almost 30 years ago when I realized our soaring neighbors returned to Bluff on almost the Vernal Equinox every year and after keeping track for a couple of years could predict … Continue reading Letter: Turkey vultures return for the summer
Hike the Line, a 33-minute film that tracks Claire Wernstedt-Lynch and Tenny Ostrem on the first-ever thru-hike of the U.S.-Mexico border, will be showing in Bluff this Friday.
A Canyon Echo reader writes, "I have read some bits and pieces hereabouts about the solar 'farm' that is proposed to be placed upon the Bluff Bench on SITLA land. Please, could you post a map that shows exactly where it is proposed to be situated? Thank you." We aim to serve. Here's a map … Continue reading Rumor Mill: Location of Proposed Solar Farm