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Tooele City OKs $18.9M budget for 2016

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Tooele City OKs $18.9M budget for 2016

The Tooele City Council voted unanimously last week to approve a proposed $18.9 million budget for the 2016 fiscal year. The unanimous vote came Wednesday evening after a brief public hearing failed to garner any additional public...

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BLM bans fireworks, exploding targets

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

BLM bans fireworks, exploding targets

A federal agency issued restrictions on the use of fireworks and firearms on all public land in Tooele County last Thursday in light of increased fire danger. A fire prevention order issued June 18 by the Bureau...

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Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Group of locals takes top honors at Salt Lake chalk art festival

While artists from across the country flocked to Tooele County for the arts festival, three local artists packed their bags to participate in a weekend chalk art festival in Salt Lake City — and brought home the...

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Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Local astronomer bags second supernova

There was a time when Patrick Wiggins, a Stansbury resident and local astronomer, dreamed of discovering a supernova. As of last week, he’s discovered two. Wiggins photographed his second supernova last Wednesday after scanning the night sky...

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Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Tooele librarian elected to lead state association of libraries

Tooele City has long held that the local library is one of the best, with cutting-edge technology, innovative new programs and patronage that is off the charts. But these days, the signature in library director Jami Carter’s...

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Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Pony Express en route to a return appearance this weekend

Local history enthusiasts will have a chance this weekend to relive one of the most romantic icons of Tooele County’s past: the Pony Express. Members of the National Pony Express Association keep the legend alive each year...

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Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

County again declared disaster area by USDA due to drought

Tooele County ranchers will again be eligible for federal aid to cover financial losses they may suffer this year as a result of severe drought conditions. The county is one of 18 Utah counties to be declared...

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Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Annual Tooele Arts Festival set to begin Friday

Though primarily known as the place to peruse and buy local fine arts and crafts, the 2015 Tooele Arts Festival should have something for everybody, festival director Kaye Beeny says. The 2015 festival will be a celebration...

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Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Plentiful nuisance mosquitoes raise concerns about West Nile virus

This won’t come as news to those in Stansbury Park or Grantsville, but the mosquitoes are out in full force this summer. Abnormal amounts of rain in May have brought out swarms of “flood mosquitoes” — mosquito...

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Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Fat Old Guys to bring classic rock, sans guitar, to city park

They may not take themselves too seriously, but the Fat Old Guys know serious music. Before joining forces to create an act that’s part classic rock, part a cappella and part stand up comedy, each of the...

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