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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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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.

Lamborghini Life - The Road

  • Posted On: 4/11/19 at 02:17 PM
  • Category: Utah's Canyon Country
Tag along as this group makes a trip through Utah's Canyon Country.

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.

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

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.