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In 1966, pilot emergency lands his plane on ballpark instead of at Tooele airport

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

In 1966, pilot emergency lands his plane on ballpark instead of at Tooele airport

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. 10...

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Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Water year in deficit situation after dry August

Despite receiving less than a tenth of an inch of precipitation last month, Tooele County’s drought status has not changed. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, the majority of the county is still in D0 or “abnormally...

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Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Tooele is like coming home for new pastor at Life Church

For Dustin Williams, the new pastor at Tooele’s Assembly of God church, coming to Tooele was a little like going home. Williams grew up in Fruita, Colorado, where the last U.S. Census estimated population at nearly 13,000....

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Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Live Fit Coalition to sponsor programs to get students active

This school year, Tooele County’s Live Fit Coalition will once again sponsor programs to get students active. Live Fit has awarded grants to six local schools whose principals expressed interest in participating in different health initiatives. The...

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Life’s Worth Living Foundation to hold vigil Saturday at park

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Life’s Worth Living Foundation to hold vigil Saturday at park

The Life’s Worth Living Foundation will hold a candlelight vigil this Saturday in honor of National Suicide Prevention Week. At the same time, countless other suicide prevention groups across the nation will hold similar vigils, said foundation...

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Thursday, September 1st, 2016

Local band Flashback to play its classic rock at state fair

A band of local musicians will take the spotlight at the Utah State Fair next week. Flashback is a classic rock band whose members hail from Stockton, Tooele and Stansbury Park, said singer Barry Thomas. Thomas’ wife,...

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In 1991, lawsuit filed against county to repay federal grant

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

In 1991, lawsuit filed against county to repay federal grant

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 fourth week of August or first...

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Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Local suicides declined in 2015

Numerous suicide prevention programs in Tooele County may be seeing some results. The suicide rate in the county was down last year, according to the Tooele County Health Department’s annual report for 2015. Last year, 13 county...

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July 19 fire victims make do with temporary housing

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

July 19 fire victims make do with temporary housing

An estimated 40-50 people were displaced when a grass fire destroyed 10 homes and damaged 17 others in a west Tooele City neighborhood on July 19. But insurance companies and support from family, friends and the community...

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Local health department raises the bar on tobacco education

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Local health department raises the bar on tobacco education

A local project to decrease illegal sales of tobacco to youth received national recognition last year, according to Tooele County Health Department. In 2013, while reviewing department procedures for enforcing legal sales of tobacco, staff members found...

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