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Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Vote-by-Mail may delay election count

Primary election polls close at 8 p.m. today, but the winners and losers may not be known until later this week. As of this morning there were 6,433 outstanding absentee and vote-by-mail ballots. If a large number...

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School district creates position for communications director

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

School district creates position for communications director

Tooele County School District has created and filled a new position for a district communications director. Marie Denson, a public affairs officer with the U.S. military, has been selected for the position, according to district superintendent Scott...

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Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

School district wants an extra $680K in 2017

The Tooele County School Board adopted a $161 million tentative budget Tuesday with a proposed tax rate that is higher than the certified tax rate for the school district. The school board approved a motion to keep...

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Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Although under reconstruction, American Burgers’ grills still hot

After 16 years of operating out of a former Kentucky Fried Chicken building, the owners of American Burgers are giving their place more than just a facelift. “It was just time,” said Colton Harris, American Burgers’ assistant...

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Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

High demand makes for few rental homes

A tight residential rental market in Tooele County has become even tighter since last year, according to local real estate agents. “It’s horrible,” said Sandy Critchlow with Equity Real Estate and Property Management. “There is nothing out...

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School district looks  at $161M budget

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

School district looks at $161M budget

An increase in salaries, benefit costs and new construction are the major factors behind a 17- percent rise in Tooele County School District’s proposed budget for the 2017 school year. The district’s school board took their first...

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Both Wendovers unite against  underage drinking by students

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Both Wendovers unite against underage drinking by students

“Two cities, one community” — that’s what was printed on T-shirts worn Wednesday afternoon by volunteers with the Wendover Prevention Coalition. Wendover, Utah and West Wendover, Nevada came together on a baseball field just across the imaginary...

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Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Dirt turned over to start construction of Sterling Elementary

Between thundershowers on Monday, Tooele County School District officials gathered with members of the public to break ground on what will be the largest elementary school in the district. A groundbreaking ceremony for Sterling Elementary was held...

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Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Commission candidates agree more than disagree

The Republican candidates for Tooele County commissioner faced a room full of voters at Tooele Applied Technology College on June 9. Gordon Beals, Brenda Faddis and Shawn Milne answered questions about tax increases, the sale of Miller...

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Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

State board of education OKs third charter school for county

A new charter school in Stansbhury Park now has state approval for an opening target date of fall 2017. The Utah State Board of Education approved the charter application for Bonneville Academy during the board’s June 11...

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