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Dino-gestion on display at Blanding museum

  • Posted On: 6/19/20 at 11:38 AM
  • Category: Business Features
Coming this season to The Dinosaur Museum in Blanding: stones from a dinosaur gizzard.

Sounds of Silence in Utah's Canyon Country

  • Posted On: 1/15/20 at 05:08 PM
  • Category: Things to Do, Utah's Canyon Country
WiFi is slow to non-existent in places, there’s arguably one traffic light for the entire San Juan County (nearly, the size of New Jersey!), cows stand in the roads and wonder why you’re moving so fast, and people slow down to talk with each other—to connect.

Blanding: A Sense of Discovery in Southeast Utah

  • Posted On: 1/14/20 at 04:47 PM
  • Category: Things to Do, Utah's Canyon Country
Around every corner, I felt like I was stumbling upon a new place, ancient site, or the greatest little hotel in Southeast Utah.

San Juan County kicks off Utah Archaeology & Preservation Month with Archaeology Day

  • Posted On: 5/1/19 at 02:01 PM
  • Category: Things to Do, Upcoming Events, Utah's Canyon Country
Edge of the Cedars State Park and Museum will host the 2019 Archaeology Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. as part of Utah’s Archaeology & Preservation Month on Saturday, May 4, 2019.

Rider Magazine - (Mis)Adventures on the Utah Backcountry Discovery Route (BDR)

  • Posted On: 1/10/19 at 04:42 PM
Our plan was a no-brainer: ride the Utah Backcountry Discovery Route (UTBDR) from Mexican Hat, Utah, to the Idaho border, starting in Santa Barbara, California. Packing along both the official map and GPS tracks, and having already nixed a couple of “expert” sections from our route, we set off.