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Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Country Fan Fest drew over 22K people into area last weekend

A total of 22,626 people attended the three-day Country Fan Fest at Deseret Peak Complex last weekend, event organizers said. Campers arrived Thursday for the first concert that night and the music continued Friday and Saturday. Sunday...

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Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Citizens to see net increase on county property tax bill

If the value of your home didn’t go up in 2016, your property tax bill for Tooele County may still go up — even though the county adopted lower certified tax rates for the year. In addition...

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Thursday, July 21st, 2016

County hopes to grab $200K in tourism grants for projects

Tooele County officials are trying to convince a state tourism committee that an updated website, more advertising for Country Fan Fest and targeting Ford buyers will bring more tourists to Utah. Tooele County Commissioner Shawn Milne, Tooele...

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Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

County trails committee offers summer series of adventure

The Tooele County Trails Committee is offering five “no host” trips to encourage the public to experience local trails this summer. The trips include hiking up a mountain peak, mountain biking on Lake Bonneville’s shoreline, an OHV...

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Beals not sure about pursuing write-in campaign for office

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Beals not sure about pursuing write-in campaign for office

A former Republican candidate for Tooele County Commission is weighing whether or not to pursue a write-in candidacy. After coming in third place with 22 percent of the vote in the June 28 Republican primary for county...

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Thursday, July 14th, 2016

County receives $3.5M in PILT

It’s money in the bank now. Tooele County received $3,498,325 from the federal government on June 22. The money was the county’s share of the federal government’s Payment In Lieu of Taxes or PILT. The annual PILT...

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Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Tooele selling homes fast

In the second quarter of 2016, houses in Tooele County sold faster and for more money than they have since the year before the housing market crash of 2008, according to historical housing market data. The median...

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Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Final vote count holds no surprises

The final vote count for last month’s primary didn’t change any results. The Tooele County Commission met as the Board of Canvassers and approved the final county vote of the June 28 primary in a meeting held...

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Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

School district looking for teachers back east

A nationwide teacher shortage is sending Tooele County School District officials across the country looking for qualified teachers. It’s a supply shortage, according to Terry Christensen, the school district’s human resources director. Colleges of Education in Utah...

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Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Door-to-door solicitors must be registered to sell their wares

Summer time brings family vacations, trips to the swimming pool, holiday fireworks — and door-to-door salespeople. Tooele County, Tooele City and Grantsville City all have regulations that require door-to-door salespeople to be registered and carry identification while...

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