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Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Slowly, but surely, the salt flats may be working their way back

There was enough salt on the Bonneville Salt Flats last week to support a private land speed racing event. Mike Cook held his annual Test & Tune event last Monday-Friday for the first time in two years....

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Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Tooele City to immediately pursue curbside recycling program

Starting next week, Tooele City will begin promoting a new curbside recycling program. City officials are looking for at least 20 percent of the city’s approximately 10,000 utility account holders to opt into the program before they...

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Thursday, August 4th, 2016

A capella group Voice Male to return to Tooele stage Friday

For the second time in less than a year, Voice Male will appear on a Tooele stage. The group first visited Tooele last December when it performed at the city’s free Christmas concert. They enjoyed the experience...

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In 1916, church leaders speak out about prohibition’s benefits

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

In 1916, church leaders speak out about prohibition’s benefits

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 first or second week of August....

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Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

City Hall reaches out to help fire victims recover

Tension ran high at times during a fire recovery meeting at Tooele City Hall on Monday night for victims who lost or suffered damaged homes in the July 19 grass fire on the city’s west side. Between...

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Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Bighorn sheep population in Stansburys may die out

Pneumonia has broken out among bighorn sheep in the Stansbury Mountains, threatening the entire local population, a biologist said. “Bighorns are a cool species that were just getting back into the state,” said Tom Becker, wildlife biologist...

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Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Grantsville Performing Arts to perform ‘Seussical’ at farm

The Grantsville Performing Arts Council’s summer play, “Seussical the Musical,” opens Thursday at the Clark Historic Farm. The story follows a young girl named Jo Jo as she accompanies the Cat in the Hat around the world...

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July ends being another hot, dry month for the water year

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

July ends being another hot, dry month for the water year

Precipitation totals in Tooele City fell nearly an inch short of normal rainfall levels last month, according to the National Weather Service. Normally, the city receives 0.92 inches of precipitation in July. But this year, it only...

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Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Translocated sage-grouse doing fairly well near Vernon

Wildlife biologists and researchers took a field tour of southeast Tooele County on Wednesday to check on the Greater Sage-grouse population in the Sheeprock Mountains near Vernon. The number of Sheeprock birds has been declining, with only...

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Irrigation company to enforce tighter restrictions next week

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Irrigation company to enforce tighter restrictions next week

In an effort to make irrigation water last through the season, Settlement Canyon Irrigation Company will enforce stricter water restrictions starting Monday. “This hot weather is just killing us,” said Gary Bevan, president of the irrigation company....

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