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Commissioners nix new tax increases for 2015

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Commissioners nix new tax increases for 2015

Tooele County Commissioners have pulled the plug on two potential property tax increases for 2015. “After meeting with department heads and reviewing their budget requests for 2015, we have been able to make revenue and expenses balance...

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Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

New SAGE test shows low marks

Tooele County students are not ready for college and careers, according to results from a new education assessment test. The Utah State Office of Education released on Monday state-, district- and school-wide results of the Student Assessment...

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Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Sheriff and commission candidates present different perspectives during lively debate

Candidates for Tooele County Sheriff and two seats on the Tooele County Commission tried to set themselves apart from their competition at a debate on Thursday night. While the candidates endeavored to distinguish themselves from each other...

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Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

State House and Senate hopefuls answer key voter questions

Local voters will weigh in on who will represent Tooele County in the state legislature when they go to the polls on Nov. 4. Tooele County is all or part of two state house districts and two...

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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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