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Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Patricia McArthur

Much is to be learned from Trish McArthur. The youngest resident at Rocky Mountain Care Center, a place whose most common residents boast white hair and wrinkles telling of a long life lived, McArthur, 30, has called...

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Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Running From Tooele to Italy

“The day of tryouts, I had my softball mitt in hand and a friend stopped me on my way to the field and said, ‘You’re not trying out for softball, you’re trying out for track”  — Jen...

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New contract for teachers offers no raises

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

New contract for teachers offers no raises

Public teachers’ salaries in Tooele County will remain essentially unchanged for the second straight year, with raises only given for additional education acquired while the district regroups after facing years of deficit spending. Tasked with cutting $1.4...

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Board puts on brakes for busing students to other school district

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

Board puts on brakes for busing students to other school district

Despite living in close proximity to the small, but adequately staffed rural Vernon Elementary School, a handful of students and their families are choosing to attend Eureka Elementary in the Tintic School District. Until this year taxpayer...

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Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

7th Street Studios

It’s just an average looking house in central Tooele, but upon entering through a side basement doorway one soon realizes it’s much more. It’s a place where country crooners strum guitars, rockers wail into microphones, and violinists...

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Grant will fund counselors for 7 elementary schools

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

Grant will fund counselors for 7 elementary schools

School counselors will soon be available locally at the elementary level to help guide children as they grow and encounter societal pressures. “We don’t have elementary school counselors right now,” said Scott Rogers, Tooele County School District...

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Fire takes  out power  at Dugway

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Fire takes out power at Dugway

The wildfire that destroyed property in Willow Springs and forced the evacuation of that community and Terra on Friday also severed power to Dugway Proving Ground. Except for areas that are being powered by generators, many parts...

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Thursday, August 15th, 2013

Unwanted brown turning up where green once thrived

Stringent water restrictions issued by Settlement Canyon Irrigation Company are not only equating to a shorter watering window for residential customers, but they also mean less time to water huge areas of green space within Tooele City...

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Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Speed Week descends onto famous salt flats

The thrill of speed is alive and well at the Bonneville Salt Flats this week. As part of the 65th annual Bonneville Nationals Speed Week, sponsored by the Southern California Timing Association, hundreds of streamliners, coupes, sedans,...

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Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Heat prompts more water restrictions

July’s scorching temperatures caused a significant drop in water levels at area reservoirs, leaving one irrigation company no option but to again tighten its valves. “Things are not good,” said Gary Bevan, president of Settlement Canyon Irrigation...

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