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Thursday, February 4th, 2016

2015 was good year for jobs in Tooele County

Tooele County ended 2015 with unemployment down and the number of jobs available in the county up. The unemployment rate for Tooele County in December 2015 was 3.8 percent. It was 4.2 percent in December 2014 and...

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Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Residents riled over rent hike at trailer park

Residents of the former S&W Trailer Park in Lake Point aren’t happy. The new owner of the Lake Point Trailer Park has raised their monthly rent for a trailer pad from $150 per month to $250 per...

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Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Area legislators list priorities during caucus with community leaders

One week into the 2016 legislative session, Tooele County legislators met with county, municipal, education and business leaders to review their priorities for the 45-day-long session. The group of legislators and community leaders met Monday morning at...

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Counties, cities picking up tab for justice reform

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Counties, cities picking up tab for justice reform

The 2016 Utah Legislature will have to deal with unintended consequences of last year’s hallmark Justice Reinvestment Initiative, according to Rep. Doug Sagers. Couched in a 277-page bill titled “Criminal Justice Programs and Amendments,” House Bill 348...

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Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Citizens group push for study of Tooele County government

A group of local citizens are taking to the streets to drum up support for an examination of how Tooele County is governed. Following state law, five county citizens have started collecting signatures on a petition that,...

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County government change involves complicated steps

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

County government change involves complicated steps

If Erik Gumbrecht’s group gets enough signatures to put the question of forming a committee to study Tooele County government on the ballot, and a majority of voters approve, a legally defined process to produce the study...

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Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Governor hopeful greets small crowd at City Hall on Monday

Seven people turned out for Jonathan Johnson’s town hall meeting at Tooele City Hall on Monday night. “I’m Jonathan Johnson and I’m running for governor,” he said while introducing himself to the group. Johnson, a Republican, hopes...

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Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Herbert: State is strong … but we can do better

Things are good in Utah, but they could be better, according to its governor. “The state of the state is strong, and I think most of us would even say the state of our state is outstanding,”...

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Tooele County Democrats respond to Herbert’s speech

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Tooele County Democrats respond to Herbert’s speech

Editor’s note: The following Democratic Party response to Gov. Herbert’s State of the State Address was submitted by Rick Pollock, chairman of the Tooele County Democratic Party. “We, too, believe education is the most important investment we...

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Thursday, January 28th, 2016

County commissioners give talk on 2015 projects

Roads, wastewater and land. That’s what Tooele County Commissioners have been doing for the last year and will continue to work on in 2016. Stansbury Park resident Holly Rabanne hosted a town hall meeting with the commissioners...

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