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Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Hatch wants to enlarge Utah Test and Training Range

The 1.7 million acres of land occupied by the Utah Test and Training Range in Utah’s West Desert isn’t enough ground for testing today’s modern military weapons. So Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch wants to add nearly 700,000...

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County’s financial recovery effort ‘has ended’

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

County’s financial recovery effort ‘has ended’

Mission accomplished. Tooele County Treasurer Jeremy Walker offered some news during the county commission’s Tuesday night meeting: The county’s financial recovery goals are complete. “The recovery has ended,” he said. “We need to continue to watch and...

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Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Final list of prison sites on hold for another week

Grantsville Mayor Brent Marshall didn’t get the answer he wanted to hear after two hours of listening to a state legislative commission that met at the state capitol on Wednesday morning. He wanted to know if Grantsville...

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Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Sheriff hopefuls answer key questions that reveal the importance of law enforcement

Local voters will select new leadership for the Tooele County Sheriff’s Office on Nov. 4. Tooele County Sheriff Frank Park, the lone Democrat among Tooele County elected officials, is retiring after 12 years as the county’s top...

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Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Voters to decide fate of district’s request to refinance old debt

Tooele County School District officials hope voters will read the entire ballot for the district’s special bond election before they cast their vote. Despite what may seem as confusing language, voter approval of the bond issue does...

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Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Students can use smart phones in class

Instead of covertly using smart phones to text, tweet and make posts to social media, students in Katy Challis’ science class use their cell phones to do research and perform “app labs.” After a short explanation of...

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Radio journalist to moderate debate

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Radio journalist to moderate debate

A public radio journalist will moderate a debate this Thursday that features candidates for Tooele County Commission and Tooele County Sheriff. Dan Bammes, reporter and host of Morning Edition for Salt Lake City-based KUER FM 90.1, will...

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Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Cowboy Express delivers petition

The Grass March Cowboy Express rode into Washington, D.C., last week and delivered a satchel full of petitions to Congress. Included in the group of protesting cowboys was Tooele County Commissioner Bruce Clegg. “The ride gave our...

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County off list for new prison

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

County off list for new prison

Tooele County is off the list of potential Utah State Prison relocation sites. Last week the state legislature’s prison relocation commission dropped the two undisclosed sites that they were considering from Tooele County. The county sites scored...

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Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Liason helps homeless students excel

In her first week on the job, Christy Johnson headed to the domestic violence shelter in Tooele County where she found a young mother with three children. As the new homeless liaison for the Tooele County School...

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