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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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UDOT Update on 191 Closures

  • Posted On: 1/27/20 at 04:08 PM
  • Category: Economic Development, Local News
Blasting concluded on Mule Shoe Canyon

Paradox Resources Announces First Purified Helium Sales at the Lisbon Valley Gas Plant in Southern Utah

  • Posted On: 1/23/20 at 11:05 AM
  • Category: Economic Development
Paradox Resources today announced First Sales of the Helium Plant along with the Full Fractionation and Cryo startup in July of 2019 of the Lisbon Valley Gas Plant, located in San Juan County, Utah.

White Mesa Mill Lay Offs

  • Posted On: 1/16/20 at 03:05 PM
  • Category: Economic Development
Energy Fuels laying off 24 workers in San Juan County. Energy Fuels, the operator of the White Mesa Uranium Mill, announced the layoff of 24 employees in San Juan County. 12 workers at the mill south of Blanding are affected and 12 employees working at their La Sal Complex uranium mines have been laid off.

Basecamp close to Canyonlands National Park

  • Posted On: 1/15/20 at 04:55 PM
  • Category: Things to Do, Utah's Canyon Country
I stood at an overlook on the Chesler Park Loop Trail in the Needles District of Canyonlands, struck by how quiet it was. The sun was setting behind me, and all of the candy cane colored rock spires stood at attention in the distance.