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Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Who needs Machu Picchu when you have Jacob City nearby?

Time and life’s tempo have been on my mind a lot the last few days. I usually think about both to a great degree every June. But this year, it has been particularly frequent. That’s likely because...

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Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Pony Express re-ride to cross Tooele County outback 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 Sunday. The National Pony Express Association’s annual re-enactment ride began Monday in St. Joseph,...

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Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Settlement Canyon Irrigation starts restriction

Hotter temperatures and increasing demand has prompted Settlement Canyon Irrigation Company to restrict water use for the rest of the growing season. Gary Bevan, irrigation company president, said at press time today that restrictions went into effect...

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Thursday, May 9th, 2013

By choice alone, gratitude is there for you and me

T his may date me a bit. Every now and then, when I choose to feel overwhelmed with work, family, bills and other mid-life adult responsibilities that drain one’s energy if left unchecked, gratitude is the last...

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Thursday, March 14th, 2013

To my good fortune, I feel right at home

Beaches are important to me. So are lakes. To my good fortune, I lived beside both while growing up on the southwest coast of Michigan. My parents’ modest wood and brick home stood on a 100-foot-high bluff...

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Thursday, February 7th, 2013

More to do with water than dust

“Bone dry” are the first words likely to come to mind after an initial glance at Tooele County’s valleys, the Great Salt Lake Desert, and most of its 13 distinct mountain ranges. But a deeper look reveals...

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