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Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Health officials urge citizens to roll up sleeves for a flu shot

The 2018-19 influenza season is officially underway and local health officials encourage citizens to get vaccinated to avoid the risk of getting bit by the flu bug. Amy Bate, health promotion coordinator and public information officer for...

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New Water Year off to a good start with generous storms

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

New Water Year off to a good start with generous storms

The new 2018-19 Water Year that began on Oct. 1 may be showing signs that Mother Nature wants to make amends for the previous water year that lagged in moisture. According to Ned Bevan, Tooele weather observer...

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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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