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Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

County commission to rethink cutting back retirement benefits

Tooele County Commissioners have tabled a plan to cut retirement insurance benefits after facing a room full of angry former and current county employees during a special meeting Tuesday afternoon. More than 200 current and past employees...

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Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Planning commission tables Northport Village project

Stansbury residents opposed to a plan to put 59 homes on a narrow strip of property between SR-138 and Stansbury Lake are pleased. The Tooele County Planning Commission voted unanimously Wednesday night to table the approval of...

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Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

An Honorable Educator

As a young girl, Michelle Mourtgous dreamed of being an astronaut. To prepare for her dream, Mourtgous memorized the Russian alphabet because as an astronaut she would need to communicate with Russian cosmonauts. As Mourtgous grew older,...

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Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Miller Group invests in new motocross track

The Larry H. Miller Group has spent nearly $1 million to build a new world-class motocross track on the east infield at Miller Motorsports Park. According to MMP General Manager John Larson, the new track is expected...

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Gristmill theater will continue this year but not at the mill

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Gristmill theater will continue this year but not at the mill

Due to the uncertain future of the Benson Gristmill, its annual theatrical production will move to a different venue this summer. The Benson Gristmill Performing Arts Foundation, an informal group of local community theater promoters, announced that...

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Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Tooele County website earns A+

Tooele County has made a dramatic improvement in its website’s public information access, according to a watchdog organization. Sunshine Review, an Alexandria, Va., based non-profit group that monitors and grades public websites nationwide, reviewed the county’s website...

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Thursday, April 25th, 2013

EnergySolutions earns workplace safety awards

EnergySolutions’ Clive facility in Tooele County’s west desert has received two awards for workplace safety. The National Safety Council, a non-profit organization, awarded the Clive facility with the council’s perfect record award. The council is chartered by...

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Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

USU-Tooele honors 118 graduates

The spring graduation season started Saturday afternoon as Utah State University conferred 118 degrees on graduates from the USU-Tooele regional campus. The degrees presented included four master’s degrees, one in education and three in human resources. The...

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Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Gillian Johns-Young elected chair of Democratic Party

Tooele County Democrats selected Gillian Johns-Young as their new leader at an organizing convention on April 18. Johns-Young replaces John O’Donnell as party chairwoman. O’Donnell lead the local Democratic Party for two years. Johns-Young is the wife...

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Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Rawhide residents don’t want big windmill project on Stockton Bar

Thomas Karjola doesn’t want a 300-foot windmill looming over the backyard of his new home in Stockton’s Rawhide subdivision. Karjola and some of his neighbors are worried that Tooele County is rushing to approve a proposed project...

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