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Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Governor: Goal is ‘economic prosperity’

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Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Jobless rate dropped during 2012

After three years of increasing unemployment, Tooele County’s jobless rate dropped for the second consecutive year in 2012. The annual unemployment rate was 6.2 percent, down from 6.9 percent in 2011. Yet, it was still well above...

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Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Utah’s top elementary school principal

One of Tooele County’s elementary school principals has been selected to receive a state honor from his peers. Shanz Leonelli, principal at East Elementary in Tooele, will be recognized next month as the 2012 top “Instructional Leader...

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Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Utah Legislature opens with 2 local House members

When the Utah State Legislature met Monday morning to convene its annual 45-day session, for the first time in 30 years there were two representatives from Tooele County seated on the floor of the Utah State House...

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Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

TATC enrollment and job placement rise due to student demand for skills

The Tooele Applied Technology College has three months left before its new building is completed, but a recent report shows the school is already growing. Not only has enrollment jumped at TATC, but the number of hours...

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Thursday, January 24th, 2013

District finds money for new School

Cash-strapped Tooele County School District has found a way to rebuild a 54-year-old high school — with a little help from the U.S. military. The Tooele County School Board voted Tuesday to accept a U.S. Department of...

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Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Public packs board meeting on outsourcing

Five months ago angry taxpayers packed a Tooele County School Board meeting and pleaded for the board to balance the 2013 budget without raising taxes. Tuesday night, an audience composed of mostly parents and school district employees,...

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Tooele native turns creative self into successful business

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Tooele native turns creative self into successful business

A former Tooele High School football player has discovered his innate creative self and has turned a small specialty start up company into a success. Patrick Baker, a 1997 Tooele High School graduate who played football for...

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Downtown stroll highlights best and worst of Tooele’s most historic area

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Downtown stroll highlights best and worst of Tooele’s most historic area

Despite the bitter cold weather on Wednesday afternoon, I put on my less-than-warm jacket and wandered the downtown blocks of historic Tooele that lie just north and south of the Transcript-Bulletin’s building. I just had to get...

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More layoffs made at Clive facility

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

More layoffs made at Clive facility

The number of people working at EnergySolutions’ Clive disposal facility declined again last week as the company continues efforts to reduce costs. EnergySolutions laid off 30 people Friday, according to Mark Walker, vice president for marketing and...

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