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Thursday, January 7th, 2016

Worthy runner-up for person of the year?: A watchful ‘fluorescent orange knight’

Randy Sant was selected as the Tooele Transcript Bulletin’s 2015 Person of the Year for his contributions to economic development in Tooele County and is a worthy selection. I feel like I’d be remiss without mentioning one...

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Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Two new Grantsville council members take oath of office

The Grantsville City Council officially welcomed two new members during a swearing-in ceremony Monday afternoon. The newest city council members, Krista Sparks and Jewel Allen, joined incumbent Neil Critchlow in taking the oath of office at Grantsville...

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Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

West Valley City man dies in fatal crash on I-80 in Tooele County

A West Valley City man was killed and a woman was seriously injured in a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 80 early Sunday morning. A green 1996 Honda Accord driven by Refugio Ramirez, 30, was heading eastbound near...

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Neighbor helps save Tooele home after car catches fire in garage

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Neighbor helps save Tooele home after car catches fire in garage

A potential house fire was averted last Tuesday night when a neighbor pushed a burning car out of the garage of a home on 540 South in Tooele. The electrical fire, which began in the engine compartment...

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Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Top 10 Stories of 2015 #4: High-speed chase ends in four-vehicle crash on Main Street

A high-speed chase on the morning of Feb. 2 ended in a four-car accident on Tooele City Main Street that injured three and damaged a business. Tooele County Sheriff’s deputies were pursuing a stolen Mitsubishi Eclipse when...

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Top 10 Stories of 2015 #6: Live anthrax ‘inadvertently’ shipped to laboratories from Dugway

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Top 10 Stories of 2015 #6: Live anthrax ‘inadvertently’ shipped to laboratories from Dugway

In late May, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control announced it was investigating reports that live anthrax may have been sent from Dugway Proving Ground to a handful of laboratories in nine states. But by mid-June, the...

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Top 10 Stories of 2015 #7: Historic Clark Farm finally gets bought with a cemetery nearby

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Top 10 Stories of 2015 #7: Historic Clark Farm finally gets bought with a cemetery nearby

The future became a little bit clearer for one of the most historic locations in Grantsville during a busy 2015 for the J. Reuben Clark Historic Farm. A conditional use permit approved at the Dec. 10 Grantsville...

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Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Top 10 Stories of 2015 #9: Stray bullet hits woman while watching Pioneer Day fireworks

A Grantsville woman struck by a bullet last July while watching fireworks on a neighbor’s lawn survived the freak accident — but the man who fired the gun could face jail time. Linda Stroebel was watching Grantsville...

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Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

Driving impaired on New Year’s Eve may land you in jail

Tooele County law enforcement will be working overtime on Thursday to ensure everyone has a safe New Year’s Eve. The Utah Highway Patrol will have extra officers on patrol throughout the state, with a special focus on...

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Two locals selected to serve as UTA co-chairs

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

Two locals selected to serve as UTA co-chairs

The Utah Transit Authority has selected two members with ties to Tooele County to serve as the co-vice chairs of its board of trustees. Chris Sloan and Robert McKinley will serve in the joint role together, filling...

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