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Finance reports posted

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Finance reports posted

Campaign finance reports from candidates who want to represent Tooele County in the next Utah Legislature show a combined total of $174,245 in funds. Those reports were submitted to the lieutenant governor’s office on Aug. 31. The...

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Scotland isn’t the only place voting on independence

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Scotland isn’t the only place voting on independence

As the 25th great grandson of Duncan I, King of Scotland, I am watching the reports of today’s election in Scotland. Over 97 percent of the Scottish electorate is registered to vote and today they will have...

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Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

District buys land to improve safety

The Tooele County School District has spent $43,000 to buy a piece of property to make the Grantsville High School football field safer for emergencies. The school board authorized the purchase of a 0.82-acre parcel that is...

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Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Performance Auto Mall Tooele enhances buying experience

The new owners of Tooele County’s only new car dealership held a grand opening last week to show off their updated facilities. On Sept. 10, Performance Auto Mall Tooele held a grand opening ceremony at its 1041...

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Thursday, September 11th, 2014

School district enrollment has decreased

Enrollment in the Tooele County School District dropped by 159 students, a 1.1 percent decline over last year, according to a district report. Released last week, the 2014 enrollment count for TCSD, as of two weeks after...

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Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Voters will see bond on ballot

The Tooele County School Board will ask voters to approve a $19.5 million general-obligation bond during the Nov. 4 election. However, Tooele County School District officials say the money won’t be used to build any new buildings....

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Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Linares to take over TJHS helm

It’s back to school for former Tooele County Superintendent Terry Linares. She will take over as principal of Tooele Junior High School effective Monday, Sept. 15. Linares will replace Larry Abraham, who today started a new assignment...

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Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

High school grads ready for college?

High school students from Tooele County School District’s graduating class of 2014 were less prepared for college than their average statewide counterparts, a report says. Only 15 percent of local students that took the American College Testing...

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Public comment period delayed on uranium

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Public comment period delayed on uranium

The scheduled public comment period for a state review of EnergySolutions’ study on the storage of depleted uranium in Tooele County’s west desert did not start Monday. At the request of EnergySolutions, the Utah Division of Radiation...

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County to fight troublesome noxious weeds

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

County to fight troublesome noxious weeds

There’s killer weed growing in Tooele County. Not the illegal drug type; these weeds are illegal for a different reason. Like an army of zombie body snatchers, noxious weeds are non-native species that impact natural ecosystems and...

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