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Carhops without Skates. Patio Diner in Blanding adapts for the times

  • Posted On: 3/25/20 at 10:38 PM
  • Category: Business Features
Lana Arthur at the Patio Restaurant in Blanding was quick to act in order to adapt to the State of Utah’s call to temporarily halt all inside dining. It was a challenge but one she was up for. “We got the order to close down the dining room Tuesday night and we had something working the next day.” She said in a recent phone interview. Delivery, all over Blanding, and curbside pick up too.

Jackalope Trading Company Brands Monticello

  • Posted On: 3/25/20 at 10:19 PM
  • Category: Business Features
The antlers would make it seem almost impossible for them to burrow, what is their habitat? There may be more questions than answers about the taxidermy Jackalopes available at Jackalope Trading Company.

San Juan Building Supply...Putting a roof over your head.

  • Posted On: 3/24/20 at 08:54 AM
  • Category: Business Features
Stan Hurst at San Juan Building Supply has been giving area residents shelter from the storm since 1989, now it’s time for a big thank you. In case you aren’t aware of it, the big home improvement stores have nothing on this local fixture. If all you care about is price and think the big guys can get it to you cheaper, think again. Anyone crunching numbers will realize that the distance you have to travel to one of those will quickly gobble up any saving you might have gained off a 2x4 that was priced a few cents cheaper. And most times that is all the price difference you will see on such items. Many times Stan can match or beat their price.  After several build projects it became more than apparent that apples to apples, I was saving money by spending it with the local guy. 

Wagon Wheel Pizza Monticello

  • Posted On: 3/24/20 at 08:26 AM
  • Category: Business Features
San Juan County residents have recognized Wagon Wheel Pizza as a winner since 1984. When owner Susie Peebles opened up shop Ronald Reagan was finishing his first term in the White House, the internet was a 1 year old, and a company called Apple had just started selling the first Macintosh computer. A lot has changed. But not the quality at Wagon Wheel. 

Goosenecks State Parks Named One Of The Most Stunning Lesser-Known Places In The U.S.

  • Posted On: 3/23/20 at 05:27 PM
  • Category: Things to Do, Utah's Canyon Country
Sometimes you need to just get far from the fray, and find an endless, open space with scenic vistas and a great big sky.