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Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

General election will come early for some area voters

The Nov. 8 General Election is three weeks away for some Tooele County voters. Ballots for vote-by-mail voters will be mailed around Oct. 14, according to Tooele County Clerk/Auditor Marilyn Gillette. “We plan on mailing out ballots...

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Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

August jobless rate drops to 3.7 percent

Tooele County’s unemployment rate is at its lowest point since June 2008. The August 2016 seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for the county was 3.7 percent, according to data released last week by the Utah Department of Workforce...

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County governance study will go before voters in November

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

County governance study will go before voters in November

Along with candidates and incorporations on the ballot in November, Tooele County voters will also decide if they want to formally examine county governance. A group of local citizens collected enough signatures on a petition to place...

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Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Festival trilogy set for this weekend at City’s rec. complex

A festival trilogy is headed for Tooele City this weekend. The American Heritage Festival, Mountain Man Rendezvous, and the Tooele Gem and Mineral Society’s Gem and Mineral Show will converge at the Tooele City Dow James Recreation...

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Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

School grades show improvement

Tooele County School District has received a “C+” on its legislative school report card. The Utah State Board of Education released the third year of legislative school grades last Thursday and local schools racked up one “A,”...

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Thursday, September 15th, 2016

School enrollment up 2.8 percent

A preliminary enrollment report shows a 2.8-percent increase in the number of students enrolled in local schools from last year. The report, released Tuesday by the Tooele County School District, shows a total of 14,376 students as...

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Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Gravel pit permit is still valid

“It ain’t over till the fat lady sings.” While the Tooele County attorney has determined that the owner of a controversial gravel pit south of South Rim has a valid claim to extract gravel from 16 of...

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Thursday, September 15th, 2016

School board OKs tax incentive to help land new business

The Tooele County School Board has agreed to participate in a property tax-funded incentive to help attract a new company that plans to employ at least 400 workers. School board members gave their unanimous consent to the...

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Thursday, September 15th, 2016

American Burgers to reopen remodeled dining area Friday

The wait for American Burgers is over. After three and half months of construction, the newly remodeled dining area of the local eating establishment will open Friday at 10 a.m. Loyal customers coming through the drive-thru window...

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Judge steps down from UMC lawsuit

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Judge steps down from UMC lawsuit

Third District Court Judge Robert Adkins has recused himself from the current lawsuit involving the future of the former Miller Motorsports Park. In a formal recusal dated Thursday, Adkins wrote that since his ruling in the previous...

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