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Grantsville ‘revved up’ for new owner of racetrack

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Grantsville ‘revved up’ for new owner of racetrack

When Miller Motorsports Park becomes the Utah Motorsports Campus next year, the new owners will find themselves in Grantsville City. Grantsville City, with the support of Tooele County, annexed Miller Motorsports Park, the Deseret Peak Complex and...

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Schools will start using email fliers to get notices to parents

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Schools will start using email fliers to get notices to parents

The days of rummaging through your child’s backpack to find a crumpled flier announcing a long-past school event are over. When school started this week, the Tooele County School District announced the use of a new system...

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Thursday, August 27th, 2015

TATC busy teaching, hosting community events

Open for just over two years, Tooele Applied Technology College has become home to conferences, conventions, political debates, civic meetings, and more. During the twelve months from the beginning of July 2014 to the end of June...

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Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Sales tax revenues see boost

A sharp rise in Tooele County’s taxable sales for the first quarter of 2015 may be an early indicator of a strengthening local economy, according to economists. An analysis of 15 years of taxable sales data also...

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Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Concert aims to collect over 5 tons of groceries for food bank

A local businessman will try and break his own record for the largest one-day, one-place food drive this weekend. Danny Marz, owner of Pit Stop Carwash and Pit Stop Coffee Shop & More, will hold his third...

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Thursday, August 20th, 2015

County inks deal to sell racetrack for $20M

Tooele County Commissioners announced Tuesday that they have signed an initial agreement to sell Miller Motorsports Park to a Chinese industrialist for $20 million. And the potential new owner of the facility intends to not only keep...

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Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Mitime has deep roots in auto industry

Li Shufu, 52, is a Chinese capitalist. That’s how Alan Wilson, a Utah-based racetrack designer and management consultant who has worked with Shufu’s investment company since 2012, describes the man who wants to buy Miller Motorsports Park...

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Legislature, governor OKs airport prison site

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Legislature, governor OKs airport prison site

Gov. Gary Herbert didn’t wait long. This morning, Herbert signed a concurrent resolution passed by both the House and the Senate in a special session held yesterday. The resolution supports the relocation of the state prison to...

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Voters will be asked if they’ll back tax hike for transportation

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Voters will be asked if they’ll back tax hike for transportation

An increase in Tooele County’s sales tax rate will be on the ballot for all voters countywide in November. The 2015 Legislature passed legislation that authorized county commissions to ask voters if they want to approve an...

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Herbert calls session for prison approval

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Herbert calls session for prison approval

Gov. Gary Herbert made it official. On Friday, he issued a call for a special legislative session for Wednesday to consider a resolution to support the relocation of the Utah State Prison to a site near Interstate...

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