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Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Utility services back on for fire victims

Local utility companies have begun to reconnect service for homeowners affected by the July 19 fire in a west Tooele City neighborhood. Ten homes were destroyed and 17 others were damaged when a grass fire spread to...

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Thursday, September 15th, 2016

New priest at St. Marguerite’s happy to return to his roots

When he was a boy growing up in Tooele City, Rev. Ken Vialpando never imagined he would one day return as the county’s Catholic leader. Vialpando was raised in the Roman Catholic Church and learned a lot...

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In 1991, Wendover High School posted nearly the lowest test scores in the state

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

In 1991, Wendover High School posted nearly the lowest test scores in the state

The Tooele Transcript Bulletin has published Tooele County news since 1894. Here is a flashback of local front-page news from 25, 50, 75 and 100 years ago that occurred during the second week of September. Sept. 17...

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Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Pow Wow of Color

Nine-year-old Delila Bishop is visibly excited as she slips into her moccasins, fastens her leggings, and pulls on her traditional “jingle dress.” The jingle is created by dozens of small, cone-shaped metal pieces covering the dress, which...

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Residents registering for recycling

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Residents registering for recycling

Tooele City’s mayor says more than 500 residents have signed up so far for the city’s proposed recycling program. Mayor Patrick Dunlavy announced the curbside recycling program in the city’s September newsletter. According to the newsletter, Tooele...

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Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Investigation will check on fire impacts to local sage-grouse

The U.S. Forest Service has formed a team to investigate how a wildfire burning near Vernon has impacted a nearby Greater Sage-grouse population, an official said. The wildfire, known as the West Government Creek Fire, started on...

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Kickin’ Cancer’s Can will hold annual fundraiser this weekend

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Kickin’ Cancer’s Can will hold annual fundraiser this weekend

The local nonprofit group Kickin’ Cancer’s Can will hold its annual fundraiser this weekend, benefiting three local families affected by cancer. The group’s website, kickincancerscan.com, has published biographies of each benefiting family as well as information on...

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Thursday, September 8th, 2016

A deep look

As Lily Wetterlan lowered her arm into a hole in the Bonneville Salt Flats, she felt for the different mineral layers that form the flats. Wetterlan was one of the students working to collect sediment samples of...

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Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Grantsville Reservoir irrigation water may be shut off

The Grantsville Irrigation Company shut off water to about 20 area farmers on Tuesday, a company official said. At a special meeting Wednesday night, the irrigation company board also decided to draft a new watering schedule for...

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Tooele City sets tax rate for fiscal year

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Tooele City sets tax rate for fiscal year

The Tooele City Council voted Wednesday to adopt the certified tax rate for fiscal year 2016-17. Although the new tax rate is lower than it was last year, the amount people will pay on their property tax...

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