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Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Water Year ends on a dry note

Dry as dust. That sums up the 2017-18 Water Year that ended last Sunday with Tooele City several inches behind normal in precipitation and barely an inch of rain reaching the ground from June through September. According...

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Grantsville asked to play part in reducing Utah’s housing shortage by providing variety of choices

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Grantsville asked to play part in reducing Utah’s housing shortage by providing variety of choices

Utah is faced with a growing housing shortage and Grantsville City officials are being asked to do their part to help lessen the problem. During the Grantsville City Council’s Sept. 19 meeting at City Hall, Brynn Mortensen,...

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Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

Grantsville may update cemetery code after citizens’ plea for compromise

The Grantsville City Council heard a citizens’ plea Wednesday night for the city to back down on enforcing an existing code that prohibits or limits graveside decorations at the city cemetery. And it appears the city council...

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Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Firefighters stop blaze from reaching lodge and mountains

Firefighters quickly doused a fire Saturday morning next to state Route 36 near Settlement Canyon that was being pushed by high winds toward a structure and mountainside. Fire Chief Rick Harrison with the Tooele City Fire Department,...

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Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Until the roof gets fixed, I’m going to keep an umbrella at my desk

My late father knew a thing or two about water. Part of that knowledge was already in his bones at birth: Born and raised in Denmark, his forefathers more than 1,000 years ago were likely seafaring Vikings. ...

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Thursday, May 10th, 2018

200 cyclists ride 76 miles of gravel roads around Cedar Mountains

Around 200 cyclists descended onto Delle in Skull Valley Saturday to compete in the fourth annual Wild Horse Gran Fondo. Riding either mountain or gravel bikes, the cyclists rode on County B gravel roads over and around...

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Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Freezing rain is reminder enough as to why I love Utah

Whenever I need a good reminder as to why I moved to Utah 40 years ago, all I have to do is fly back to my childhood home state of Michigan around spring equinox. America’s Great Lakes...

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Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

City parks requests $447K for ‘backlog’ in needed upgrades

Increased and sustained budget support is needed to better maintain or upgrade Tooele City’s parks, related facilities and equipment the City Council learned during a budget presentation Wednesday. Brian Roth, the city’s director of parks and recreation,...

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County campgrounds to open for Easter holiday weekend

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

County campgrounds to open for Easter holiday weekend

The camping season in Tooele County gets officially underway this Easter holiday weekend with three county campgrounds open for business. Dave Brown, trails and canyons coordinator for the county, said campgrounds in Settlement and Ophir canyons will...

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Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

City land south of Skyline to be sold for development

Land owned by Tooele City below the foothills south of Skyline Dr. may soon be sold because of improved market conditions and needed revenue. The city council voted unanimously Wednesday to declare 31 acres of a 55-acre...

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