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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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ACA enrollment reopened for citizens hit by tax return penalty

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

ACA enrollment reopened for citizens hit by tax return penalty

Residents who paid this year’s Affordable Care Act’s tax penalty for the uninsured have one last opportunity to enroll if they wish to avoid next year’s fines — which will double over this year’s rates. The online...

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County rate of poisoning incidents higher than norms

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

County rate of poisoning incidents higher than norms

Tooele County residents are slightly more likely to be hospitalized for a poison-related incident than most other Utah residents, but local health educators aren’t sure why. Tooele County averages 14 poisoning hospitalizations per every 10,000 residents, compared...

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Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Bill passed to prohibit state’s proposed seasonal burning ban

A state action that prohibits the Utah Air Quality Board from enacting seasonal bans on all solid fuel-burning could be a good thing in the long-run for residents of Tooele County, a local health official says. House...

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Farmers and ranchers invited to snap a photo of their daily work

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Farmers and ranchers invited to snap a photo of their daily work

The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food is getting its hands dirty farming — for photos of farms. To celebrate National Agriculture Day on March 18, LuAnn Adams, the state Commissioner of Agriculture and Food, has challenged...

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