Tag Archives: Utah

Dividing lines: New voting-district maps prompt controversy in San Juan County

After a five-year court battle between the Navajo Nation and San Juan County, Utah, registered voters in the county may finally have a chance for representation that adheres to the U.S. Constitution and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. But … Continue reading

Published in December 2017 Tagged ,

Bluff becomes a town — officially: The recent vote will mean changes, but most residents welcome them

The first thing you notice about Bluff, Utah, is the spectacular scenery. Nestled along the wide and lazy San Juan River between steep red-rock walls, Bluff is about as close to the heart of the Four Corners canyon country as … Continue reading

Published in December 2017 Tagged ,

San Juan County, Utah, told to redraw districts: Order could mean changes for the county commission

By Sonja Horoshko San Juan County, Utah, must redraw the boundaries for its county-commission districts, according to a ruling issued Feb. 19 in Salt Lake City by U.S. District Court Judge Robert Shelby that the county‚Äôs 2011 redistricting decisions violated … Continue reading

Published in March 2016 Tagged , ,