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This newsroom contains all the features on San Juan County Economic Development and Utah's Canyon Country.

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Q1: Quarterly Newsletter, March 2019

  • Posted On: 3/22/19 at 04:16 PM
  • Category: Annual & Quarterly Report
The 2019 first quarter newsletter. Released March 22, 2019.

2,000 year old tattoo needle identified by archaeologists

  • Posted On: 3/7/19 at 01:09 PM
  • Category: Utah's Canyon Country
Once dismissed as an “odd-looking little artifact,” the tool pushes back evidence for tattooing in the U.S. Southwest by a millennium.

It’s About Time You Visit Utah’s Valley Of The Gods / Uproxx.com

  • Posted On: 2/27/19 at 09:06 AM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do, Utah's Canyon Country
Set your navigation for “Mexican Hat” and you’ll end up on the road toward Valley of the Gods. If you’re a film fan, this road is where Forrest Gump stopped his famous cross country run.

Indigo Impact Intiative

  • Posted On: 2/24/19 at 12:43 PM
  • Category: Economic Development
Secondary education is a key component to Economic Development, primarily in its capacity to initiate training with the future workforce of our county--thus allowing our youth to stay and work local! Indigo Impact Initiative is working with different organizations to bring Self-Awareness Education, Entrepreneurship Education and VR Technology to Navajo High Schools in San Juan County, Utah.

Online Initiative and Roving Forums Aim to Strengthen Rural Economy - SJR, 6 Feb 2019

  • Posted On: 2/6/19 at 08:39 AM
  • Category: Economic Development, Local News
The San Juan County Office of Economic Development has announced an online rural pilot program (ROI) that will be implemented by USU Extension thoughout Utah's southern counties, including San Juan County