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Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

On a dusty Pony Express Trail, the unexpected can happen

If there’s a place where light, wind and time often converge to create the delightfully unexpected, it’s the Pony Express Trail in Tooele County. During the late afternoon of June 11, I was on the trail to...

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Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Pony Express reenactment to cross Tooele County on Sunday

One of America’s most romanticized historical events from the days of the Old West will come back to life in Tooele County’s outback on Sunday. The National Pony Express Association’s annual reenactment ride began Monday in St....

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Thursday, April 6th, 2017

She didn’t smell a pig, but she did smell an American who couldn’t speak Danish

I suspected I’d pay a big price someday for not fluently speaking my parents’ native language, and like many of my personal flaws, I also hoped I’d never be called out for it. So much for hope. I...

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County on tight deadline to create new resource plan

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

County on tight deadline to create new resource plan

The Tooele County Planning Commission learned on Feb. 15 it has only a few months to compile, review and finalize a County Resource Management Plan to meet a state requirement. Andrea Moser, project manager and section manager...

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Gov’t study committee picks chairman

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Gov’t study committee picks chairman

The Tooele County Government Study Committee showed last week it will debate over details for just so long and then it will pull the trigger and move on. During its second official meeting on Feb. 16, the committee...

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Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Deseret Peak master plan goes before citizens

Citizens and users of Deseret Peak Complex got to see a draft master plan with possible options for the facility during a public open house last Wednesday. Held at the Tooele County Building, the open house featured...

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Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Maxine Grimm remembered as a woman who loved all

Maxine Grimm was remembered by family and friends during funeral services Saturday as a kind and gentle woman who loved all people and lived a life of faith, hope and charity. “She lived a righteous life her...

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Govt’ study committee gets busy

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Govt’ study committee gets busy

The citizen committee appointed to study the three-member Tooele County Commission and possibly recommend the top county office be changed to a different form of government held its first public meeting last week. During the two-hour meeting...

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Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Jury decides city owes $2.76M to sod farm

A jury in Third District Court decided last month Tooele City owes $2.76 million to a sod farm company that claimed the city wrongfully terminated a management lease and owed the business money to compensate for its...

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In 1917, Sheriff’s office arrests man behind blackmail letter

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

In 1917, Sheriff’s office arrests man behind blackmail letter

The Tooele Transcript Bulletin has published Tooele County news since 1894. Here is a flashback of local front-page news from 25, 50, 75 and 100 years ago that occurred during the first week of January. Dec. 31,...

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