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Thursday, September 21st, 2017

County hires law firm over gravel pit conflict

The Tooele County Commission has hired an attorney with expertise in gravel pits because it suspects a lawsuit may be headed its way. The commission voted unanimously to ratify an engagement letter with Jody Burnett of the...

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UTV riders will be seen on local roads Saturday

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

UTV riders will be seen on local roads Saturday

The Tooele County Trails Committee’s Fall “No Host” Series will put 100 UTVs on Tooele City’s Main Street on Saturday. UTV riders from Tooele County will meet their counterparts from Salt Lake County on Saturday at the...

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Open houses for local levy for teacher pay see low turnout

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Open houses for local levy for teacher pay see low turnout

Slim to none, that’s how many people have showed up so far for Tooele County School District’s open houses about the voted local levy. The school board has asked voters to approve an increase in the portion...

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School district updates policies changed by state Legislature

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

School district updates policies changed by state Legislature

It was policy night at the Tooele County School Board meeting Tuesday. The school board agenda for action items included seven new or revised policies. “Most of these new policies and changes are prompted by changes in...

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Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Teachers and public invited to learn about ‘land of the subtle’

Tooele Valley is like an open book to Genevieve Atwood, and she loves to teach people how to read it. Atwood will teach seven free workshops on the geology of Tooele Valley this fall. The former director...

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Thursday, September 14th, 2017

We don’t have hurricanes, but karting runs a close second

Journalism, even in Tooele, can be an exhilarating job. However, compared to what you may have seen on television or read on social media, the Tooele County beat is pretty tame. I have never been asked to...

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Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Judge says no to UMC auction

The judge handling the lawsuit over the sale of the former Miller Motorsports Park has denied Tooele County’s request to hold an auction to sell the racetrack. In a motion filed on June 23, 2017 with 3rd...

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Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Houghton hands back engineering duties to county

After four years of extra duty, the Tooele County Recorder/Surveyor has handed back duties unrelated to his elected office to the county commission. “This letter is intended to serve as a notice to you that effective immediately,...

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Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Dust flying at gravel pit leads to complaints

South Rim residents thought their fears of having a gravel pit for a neighbor ended at the July 18 Tooele County Commission meeting. That’s when the county commission unanimously approved the motion, “Be it resolved that Tooele...

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Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Smelter Road gets a face lift

A popular Tooele County pathway plagued with potholes is getting a face-lift with help from the Tooele County Health Department. The Tooele County Road Department is patching potholes in the center of Smelter Road east of Tooele...

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