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Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Great Salt Lake near historic low, but level may go up soon

Although the Great Salt Lake is currently within feet of an historic low level, the lake’s harbormaster said there is reason to believe conditions will improve next spring. The lake currently sits at an elevation of 4,193.5...

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Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Talks underway to set Stericycle mitigation fees

Officials from Tooele County and Stericycle have formally begun negotiations regarding exactly how much the medical waste handler will pay to operate an incinerator 20 miles northwest of Grantsville. Commissioner Shawn Milne said the negotiations were going...

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Still no word on scope of cyber attack on local health clinics

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Still no word on scope of cyber attack on local health clinics

Two weeks after the incident, there is still no official word on the impact of a nation-wide cyber attack that also hit a series of local medical clinics and physicians. In mid-August, a China-based cyber attack resulted...

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West Nile Virus detected in Lake Point

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

West Nile Virus detected in Lake Point

After initially detecting West Nile Virus in Stansbury two weeks ago, the Tooele Valley Mosquito Abatement District announced over the weekend that a population of mosquitos in Lake Point has also tested positive for the virus. The...

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Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Least chub loses potential endangered species status

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced this week that it has removed Utah’s least chub from a waiting list to be included on the Endangered Species List. Prior to Monday’s decision, the least chub was considered...

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Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Tooele City to complete projects in Overlake

In accord with a recent lawsuit settlement, Tooele City has agreed to complete several community improvement projects in the Overlake area. On Aug. 20 the Tooele City Council unanimously approved a resolution to finish the incomplete improvements,...

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Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Tooele seeks new street light repair plan

Street light out? There’s some question regarding who is responsible for repairing Tooele City street lights — whether it’s Rocky Mountain Power, or Tooele City itself. But Mayor Patrick Dunlavy said that could soon change. Historically, the...

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Thursday, August 28th, 2014

The best things in my life have taken me by surprise

This past month has taught me an important life lesson: The best laid plans often aren’t what we planned at all. I’ve spent most of my free time this summer planning a wedding. My own wedding. Unlike...

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Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

County animal shelter seeks more money to improve adoption rate

If the Tooele County Animal Shelter is to improve its adoption rate, it’s going to require more funds — and those funds will likely have to come from animal lovers themselves, according to the shelter’s director. Joe...

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Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Live Fit set to launch new challenge for businesses

After the success of its inaugural Life Fit to Win challenge, the Tooele County Live Fit coalition is ready to unveil a new competition geared toward fitness in the workplace. This fall, local businesses will have 12...

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