San Juan County

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...
Voters in San Juan County participated in an historic general election on November 8. It was the largest election in San Juan County history, with a total of 5,546 ballots cast by voters. That is 197 more voters than participated in the 2012 general election. Voter turnout represents...
The public lands in San Juan County were the focus of intense scrutiny in the past week as a high-level contingent of federal officials, led by Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, toured the area. They were in San Juan County to explore public lands issues, including the proposed...
A contingent of high-ranking officials from the federal government will visit San Juan County this week on a fact-finding tour to investigate public land proposals, including the proposed Bears Ears National Monument and the Utah Public Lands Initiative (PLI). During a three-day stay,...

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