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Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

County jail inmate count near capacity

The Tooele County Detention Center is running near capacity again, with revenues exceeding expectations over the past two years.  There were 231 inmates in the county jail on Monday, including 68 state inmates and 53 U.S. Marshal...

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Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Sheriff Wimmer, Deputy Millett earn top honors from association

Two members of the Tooele County Sheriff’s Office were recognized for their contributions in law enforcement at the Utah Sheriffs’ Association Conference last week.  Tooele County Sheriff Paul Wimmer was awarded Sheriff of the Year, while Tooele...

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Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Community Art

A taste of the artistic talent in Tooele County is on display for the next month at the Tooele City Library, with wood carvings, paintings, photographs and more. The art is created by Tooele County artists, professional and...

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Thursday, September 19th, 2019

New K-9 joins Sheriff’s office

Like many fresh-faced law enforcement officers, one of the newest members of the Tooele County Sheriff’s office is energetic, enthusiastic and keeps her eye on the ball.  Except the ball for K-9 Lilly isn’t metaphorical. It’s real,...

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Stansbury man charged with object rape and forcible sodomy

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Stansbury man charged with object rape and forcible sodomy

A Stansbury Park man is scheduled to appear in 3rd District Court next Monday on charges related to an alleged sexual assault in July 2018.  Jack Earl Agnew, Jr., 56, is charged with two counts of first-degree...

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Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Tooele Army Depot to host fire prevention night on Oct. 3

Tooele County residents are invited to Tooele Army Depot for Family Fire Prevention Night in October.  The free, public event is hosted by the Tooele Army Depot Fire Department and other local agencies on Oct. 3 from...

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Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Work to begin on Midvalley Highway by September 25

Startup work on the new highway intended to ease congestion at the state Route 36 interchange with Interstate 80 is expected to begin this week, according to Utah Department of Transportation.  Equipment and machinery should be moving...

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Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Fire in South Willow Canyon destroys cabin

North Tooele Fire District firefighters remained on scene Tuesday after an early morning wildfire destroyed an unoccupied cabin.  The initial call for a wildfire in the canyon went out after 1:30 a.m., according to North Tooele Fire...

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Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Pedestrian underpass at SR-138 delayed until spring

After being cleared to move ahead on construction of a pedestrian underpass of state Route 138, the project will now be delayed until next spring, according to Stansbury Service Agency general manager Gary Jensen.  With a late...

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Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

TCEM provides final details on Green Ravine Fire

The Green Ravine Fire burned 2,119 acres east of Lake Point on the Oquirrh Mountains, according to final updated information on the blaze from Tooele County Emergency Management.  The cost to suppress the fire reached $1.2 million,...

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