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Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Area schools’ performance grades improve

Tooele County Schools made a slight improvement in their combined grade point average on their second annual state school performance report card. The Utah State Office of Education released two different measures of school performance late Monday...

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Citizens boost fight against prison

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Citizens boost fight against prison

A citizens group opposed to the relocation of the Utah State Prison to Tooele County has scheduled their own town hall meeting with public officials for Friday. And they may have a new ally in their fight...

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Stansbury Park City? New study says incorporation is ‘feasible’

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Stansbury Park City? New study says incorporation is ‘feasible’

Christmas arrived early for citizens of Stansbury Park who want to incorporate their community. A feasibility study on the proposed incorporation of Stansbury Park concludes that incorporation is feasible. The study also concludes that by 2019 property...

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Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Marshall: ‘We don’t want this prison’

They came by car and horseback to make it known that a Utah State Prison isn’t welcome in Tooele County. About 50 people showed up Thursday afternoon at a Tooele County trailhead on Sheep Lane to protest...

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Defense act passed without ground added to test range

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Defense act passed without ground added to test range

The National Defense Authorization Act passed Congress last week without an amendment proposed to add 700,000 acres of public land to the Utah Test and Training Range. Most of that proposed addition by Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch...

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Thursday, December 11th, 2014

School districts set priorities for legislative session

More funding for student enrollment growth tops a want list compiled by school districts across the state in preparation for the 2015 Utah Legislative Session. At a meeting last month, a joint legislative priority list was completed...

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District gets ‘A’ for 2014 Audit

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

District gets ‘A’ for 2014 Audit

Tooele County School District has received the highest grade possible from its independent financial auditor. Squire and Company, an Orem-based tax, audit and financial advisory firm, presented its audit findings at the school board’s meeting Tuesday night....

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Fan Fest announces performers, food and toy drive for Christmas

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Fan Fest announces performers, food and toy drive for Christmas

The organization for a new country music festival slated for Deseret Peak Complex next July is already up and running. Country Fan Fest announced a promotional activity this week that benefits the Tooele County Food Bank and...

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Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Tooele Denny’s gets makeover with new motif, staff training

When the Tooele Denny’s reopens on Friday night, customers will find the bright green and yellow motif is gone and replaced by earth tones like tan and gray. The Tooele Denny’s closed Sunday night to undergo its...

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Does Christmas struggle to find the hearts of men?

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Does Christmas struggle to find the hearts of men?

In 1971 a diverse group of youth climbed a hilltop in Tuscany, Italy and sang, “I’d like to teach the world to sing in perfect harmony.” The song became an iconic part of Coca-Cola’s “It’s the real...

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