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7 billion reprint orders will take some time

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

7 billion reprint orders will take some time

The following Out and About was originally written by David Bern and published in the 2012 edition of Tooele County Magazine as the editor’s introduction.   On the northeast end of South Mountain, far below an anthology...

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‘Isn’t it a bit early for this kind of weather?’

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

‘Isn’t it a bit early for this kind of weather?’

“Change is the process by which the future invades our lives.”  — Alvin Toffler The effort to convince the world’s 7 billion people to cut greenhouse gas emissions before the global climate goes totally kooky and imperils...

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Thursday, January 9th, 2014

I do love winter, but January comes like an unwanted houseguest

A devoted soul skier for most of my life, I yearn for deep, untapped powder in the backcountry during cold, whiteout conditions that keep less enthusiastic skiers huddled at home. So I must love winter, right? I...

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You don’t have to travel far to experience an unwanted adventure

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

You don’t have to travel far to experience an unwanted adventure

A most unwelcome adventure awaits the person who falls seriously ill while traveling hundreds or thousands of miles away from home — especially while in a foreign land where the doctor, if there is one, doesn’t speak a...

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Don’t ask me if I want to eat a Maple Bar

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Don’t ask me if I want to eat a Maple Bar

I swear the woman was bred with one too many DNA dipped in cruelty. It wasn’t so much what she did, although I suspect Hannibal Lecter would have given her a toothy grin of approval. What got to...

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District lets go of closing any schools

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

District lets go of closing any schools

Possible closure of West Elementary to save money has been shelved by Tooele County School District, while work continues to make further budget cuts without impacting classrooms. On Aug. 6 Supt. Scott Rogers told school board members...

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Thursday, August 8th, 2013

District to sell former admin. building

The Tooele County School Board voted unanimously Wednesday to sell its former district administration office to the Tooele County Housing Authority for $273,000. The agreed price was the appraised value of the 4,658 square foot building that...

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Thursday, August 8th, 2013

Thank you, Chick Stromberg, for being very much alive

About a month ago, while seated at my desk editing letters to the editor for the July 9 edition of the Tooele Transcript-Bulletin, Lindsay Evans, one of our friendly receptionists who easily evokes smiles from customers and...

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Proposed county tax hike drops from $88 to $73 thanks to growth

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Proposed county tax hike drops from $88 to $73 thanks to growth

Tooele County residents won’t have to pay as much property tax as previously projected to help the county boost its crippled budget, an official said. Instead of an $88 increase for a $150,000 homeowner, the new amount...

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Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

New budget OK’d by Tooele Council

A $44.2 million budget that holds the line on taxes and fees has been approved by the Tooele City Council and takes effect July 1. At last Wednesday’s council meeting, a public hearing on the city’s proposed...

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