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Monday, December 29th, 2014

Sheriff Park to bid adieu to 33 years wearing a badge, gun

When Tooele County Sheriff Frank Park leaves his office at noon on Jan. 6, he’ll do more than leave a post he’s kept for a dozen years — he’ll say good-bye to a life immersed in law...

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UHP cruiser hit by alleged drunk driver

Monday, December 29th, 2014

UHP cruiser hit by alleged drunk driver

A driver who may have been intoxicated struck a parked Utah Highway Patrol cruiser in West Wendover on Saturday. According to a press release from the West Wendover Police Department, officers from the WWPD responded to a...

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Stansbury man killed after pointing gun at deputy

Sunday, December 28th, 2014

Stansbury man killed after pointing gun at deputy

A Stansbury Park man was killed in a sheriff deputy-involved shooting early Sunday morning. Tooele County Sheriff Frank Park said the deputy responded at about 4 a.m. to a medical call at 34 Merion Drive. When the...

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Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Benefit fund family deeply thankful

Christmas came a bit early for the Escamilla family of Tooele. The Transcript Bulletin delivered presents, food items and cash donations to the Escamilla family, its 2014 Benefit Fund recipient. “I’m trying so hard not to cry,”...

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Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Police reward good drivers with hams

Grantsville police spread a little holiday cheer around town on Tuesday. An anonymous donation allowed the department to purchase 20 spiral-cut hams, which they then gave to drivers they saw obeying traffic laws. “I’ve seen this done...

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Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

How do you avoid that unwanted kiss under the mistletoe?

Christmas is a wonderful season when people put aside their petty differences to come together in the spirit of peace, giving and goodwill t’ward mankind. It is also the season of some of the most awkward social...

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Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

‘Into the Woods’ is a well-done trip down a well-trod path

What is it with studios releasing musical movies around Christmas? Two years ago we had “Les Miserables,” and last week we had the culturally diverse remake of “Annie.” On Christmas Day this year comes “Into the Woods.”...

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Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Benefit Fund family has learned to survive through all the chaos

Being diagnosed with a serious illness can change a person’s life. Between a battery of tests and discomfort in the present and a sudden uncertainty in the future, things can get complicated and scary. Things can also...

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Police seek Arby’s robbery suspect

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Police seek Arby’s robbery suspect

A masked man robbed a Tooele restaurant and police are asking for the public’s help to find the suspect. Officer Tanya Turnbow with the Tooele City Police Department said about 3 p.m. Sunday, a man wearing a...

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Thursday, December 18th, 2014

‘The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies’ is like a date that goes from bad to awful

You know those really awful dates where everyone tells you this person is amazing and clever and wonderful, but you get there and they’re kind of idiotic and almost offensively boring? You struggle through dinner and as...

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