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Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Experts offer tips to grow a healthy garden despite drought this year

This month’s warm sunny weather has brought enjoyment to many, but for gardeners and farmers the dust-dry conditions are reason for concern and anxiety. There is no doubt that many Utahns — locals included — would love...

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Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Weekend lunar eclipse to start summer of stargazing at SPOC

Though locals missed out on last week’s much-publicized solar eclipse, the moon will offer a consolation prize this weekend. This coming Saturday’s early morning lunar eclipse will kick off the summer star-gazing season — but it won’t...

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New Stericycle burner may put out more air pollution

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

New Stericycle burner may put out more air pollution

Stericyle’s proposed dual incinerator medical waste facility at Rowley could produce more pollution than the company’s current operation in North Salt Lake, according to applications filed with the state. Stericycle has requested a state permit to operate...

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Stericycle aims to open Rowley-based incinerator by 2020

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Stericycle aims to open Rowley-based incinerator by 2020

Though the actual groundbreaking for the medical waste incineration facility Stericycle hopes to construct in Tooele County is still a few years out, company officials believe they are on track to make the proposed move a reality....

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Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Sunday Worship

Every Sunday, a handful of local residents gather to worship in a sparse but almost lodge-like setting overlooking a lake and small, peaceful marina. It’s a beautiful setting for a church — except it isn’t a church...

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Stericycle applies for expanded Rowley operation

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Stericycle applies for expanded Rowley operation

A pair of operating permit applications filed by Stericycle indicate the medical waste handler hopes to obtain state permission to more than double the size of its incineration operation when it moves to Tooele County. The applications...

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Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Drought may push more deer herds into local gardens

Most local gardeners and farmers agree deer are a problem. Most will also agree that drought is likewise bad for gardens. But one of those issues can exacerbate the other. According to Jay Cooper, an Erda resident,...

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Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Hello, Tooele. Your doctor and his robot will see you now

Check into Mountain West Medical Center for a hip or partial knee replacement in the near future and your doctor’s assistant may not be human. The local hospital recently joined the growing ranks of medical facilities that...

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Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Work begins on new meeting hall for Jehovah’s Witnesses

A local congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses is well on its way to building a new meeting hall this spring. Volunteers have begun preparing the site for the building, dedicating their weekends to grading, laying a concrete slab...

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Cosmetics are top source of poisoning in county cases

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Cosmetics are top source of poisoning in county cases

On average, Tooele County residents are hospitalized for poisoning more often than other Utah or U.S. citizens — but the most common poison local residents encounter doesn’t always come with a prominent warning label. The county’s most...

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