Archive for the ‘U.S. Attorney’s Office’ category

Judge Tena Campbell – Scouts settle fire suit for $6.5 million

May 16, 2007

The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced yesterday it has settled its case against the Boy Scouts of America concerning a wildfire that scorched more than 14,000 acres in the Uintah Mountains in June 2002.

Although the U.S. Attorney’s Office previously claimed the damages were in excess of $12 million, the parties ultimately settled for $6.5 million.

The best lesson learned in this case was how not to put out a fire.,1249,660221041,00.html


Possible U.S. Attorney’s Office in Southern Utah

May 8, 2007

Rep. Jim Matheson has requested funding for a U.S. Attorney’s Office in St. George.

According to the written request, “The District of Utah is the country’s largest geographic district without a satellite U.S. attorney’s office.”