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Group hears incorporation plea to make Stansbury Park a city

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Group hears incorporation plea to make Stansbury Park a city

Taxation without representation was the battle cry of colonial America’s war for independence. Representation is also one of the drivers of the incorporate Stansbury Park movement, according to Wade Hadlock, the prime sponsor of the petition to...

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Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

A small town, but Vernon set to celebrate July Fourth in a big way

The little town of Vernon is nestled in sagebrush 33 miles south of Tooele City and backdropped by the Sheeprock Mountains. The 2010 census found 243 people there. But the small town’s residents celebrate the Fourth of...

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County reviewing 10 suitors for Miller racetrack

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

County reviewing 10 suitors for Miller racetrack

Tooele County is courting several suitors that want to take over Miller Motorsports Park after the Miller family walks away from the racetrack this fall. The county received around a dozen offers from organizations and individuals that...

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Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Bitner: Village Boulevard expansion will proceed

Ground between the end of Village Boulevard and SR-138 in Stansbury Park remains untouched since a groundbreaking six weeks ago, but county officials say the road extension will be completed by the end of 2015. “It looks...

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Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

After nearly $1M investment, new gun store opens its doors

Firearms patrons have a new place to check out in the old Goodyear tire store at the southwest corner of Macey’s parking lot in Tooele City. Gun owners are flocking to the Utah-based “Get Some” Guns and...

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Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Keeping young tummies from going hungry

School is out, but at noon the doors of Harris Elementary School’s lunchroom swing open and neighborhood kids fill the tables. The Tooele County School District has teamed with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to feed hungry...

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Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Finding a place to rent in Tooele is difficult

The clock is ticking for Tooele County real estate agent Sandy Critchlow and her client. Critchlow, an agent with Premier Utah Real Estate, works with local companies that relocate employees to Tooele County. She has a client...

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Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Herbert’s stand on prison relocation changed?

Economic development concerns were at the forefront of Gov. Gary Herbert’s call to the Legislature in 2013 to move the Utah State Prison. But at his monthly news conference last week, Herbert instead put the aging facility...

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Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Tooele County prepares to update its general plan

Tooele County’s general plan is overdue for a makeover. Parts of the county’s general plan date back to the mid-90s while other parts of the plan were updated as late as 2008, according to Blaine Gehring, who...

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Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Staffing company sees jump in placed workers

A little over one year ago, the branch office of Intermountain Staffing in Tooele City had six workers placed in the community. Today the staffing company has a workforce of 50 to 70 people working on weekdays....

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