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New general plan for county is ‘the public’s plan,’ says official

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

New general plan for county is ‘the public’s plan,’ says official

When Tooele County’s new general and transportation plan is adopted next year, it will stand as an important planning document largely created by citizen input, a county official says. “This is the public’s plan,” said Tooele County...

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Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Forget the salt flats. The Great Salt Lake has ‘The Curve’ too

Tooele County has more than a dozen mountain ranges, several with summits that crack 10,000 feet above sea level. Yet, the county is perhaps more renowned for land features that go out instead of up. Take the...

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Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Crews to continue work on Main Street

Road crews plan to push forward with paving Tooele City Main Street later this week, despite Monday’s snowstorm that dropped nearly a foot of snow and made daytime highs plummet into the 30s. Carlye Sommers, public information...

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Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Local FOE starts fundraiser to help homeless military veterans

If members of a local fraternal organization have their way, all homeless military veterans in Utah will soon be off the streets with a roof over their heads. As part of a fundraising initiative, Tooele’s Fraternal Order...

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It’s not as old as a mastadon tusk, but that wooden pipe is an ancient relic to me

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

It’s not as old as a mastadon tusk, but that wooden pipe is an ancient relic to me

It turns out that odd piece of wire-wrapped wooden pipe found on Main Street in July is indeed old. Perhaps you remember it. On July 28, we published a story and photo about a 6-foot-long, 6- to...

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District defends its process for building schools

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

District defends its process for building schools

Local school district officials explained last week they work hard to keep construction costs down and to give taxpayers the best bang for their buck when it comes to building new schools. Tooele County School District officials...

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Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Water pipeline made of wood creates a mystery to be solved

Not all acts of archeology dig up bones and shards of great age and worth. Sometimes, what is freed from rock and soil is more a curiosity than a real antiquity. But for the finder, it’s still...

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Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Moving a piano cross country without a scratch is never easy?

My sister was insistent. There would be no better time. And because she’s older than me, well, like a good, dutiful little brother, I did as I was told. I bought a plane ticket. Actually, the airfare...

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Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Live Fit and Vine Street Market launch fresh produce initiative

Except for the lonely, bruised banana or apple in a small basket near the cashier, most convenience stores aren’t famous for offering fresh produce to customers. But Vine Street Market next to Tooele High School hopes to...

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Thursday, May 7th, 2015

M&Ms, the West Desert and a long road trip does equal bliss

It’s kooky how junk food can get you to think and feel sometimes, especially Peanut M&Ms and a Coke on a road trip. If you’re curious about where I’m headed with this, you’re not alone. I’d like...

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