San Juan County

In a marathon preliminary hearing before Seventh District Judge George Harmond on August 25, attorneys for San Juan County Sheriff Rick Eldredge and two of his deputies submitted a motion to dismiss all charges against their clients. The six-hour preliminary hearing included testimony...
Property values in San Juan County dropped by approximately 3.4 percent in 2017, representing a $29 million drop in the local tax base. According to figures released by the San Juan County Assessor, the total value of taxable properties in San Juan County is approximately $817 million....
San Juan County Sheriff Rick Eldredge and two deputies will face charges in San Juan County and not in Salt Lake City after a July 25 ruling by Seventh District Judge George Harmond. The initial appearance before Judge Harmond included a motion to move the venue to the Third District...
Voting boundaries for the election districts for San Juan County Commission and San Juan School Board will be redrawn again after a recent ruling by a federal judge. U.S. District Judge Robert Shelby threw out redrawn district boundaries from both sides in the case and stated that an...
Natalie Randall has been hired as the new director of Economic Development for San Juan County.  Randall replaces Charlie DeLorme, who left the position more than six months ago. Randall currently works for the City of Monticello, where she fills a host of positions, including Director...
A July 25 initial appearance is scheduled in Seventh District Court in Monticello in the case of criminal charges brought against San Juan County Sheriff Eldredge, Chief Deputy Alan Freestone, and Deputy Robert Wilcox. Sheriff Eldredge and his two deputies face a range of charges,...
DUST IN THE WINDby Bill Boyle A cornerstone of our civilization is the assumption that we can trust our law enforcement officials, prosecutors, and the judicial system. When doubt is cast on any of these pillars of our society, it demands immediate and serious action. San Juan County is...
by Bill Boyle, San Juan Record Editor The Utah Attorney General has filed charges in Seventh District Court against San Juan County Sheriff Rick Eldredge and two of his deputies. Charges include a single felony count each against Eldredge and his chief deputy, Alan Freestone, and...
The US Census is reporting that San Juan County grew faster than any other county in the United States in the past year, an assertion that leaves local residents scratching their heads in confusion. Figures released by the US Census on March 23 state that San Juan County grew by an...
by Bill Boyle After the termination of a longtime employee, San Juan County is back to the drawing board with economic development efforts. The employment contract of Charlie Delorme was recently terminated, two months after he was placed on paid administrative leave in January. DeLorme...

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