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Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

House considers new bill to protect sand, gravel and rock operations

A state legislator has proposed legislation that will affect the ability of counties and cities to regulate gravel, sand and crushed rock operations. It includes the following warning: “This property is located in the vicinity of an...

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Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Life’s Worth Living invites public on Walk to Wendover

The Life’s Worth Living Foundation is ready to walk to Wendover for the third time, but this time it’s inviting the public to join in. Set for April 26-28, The Life’s Worth Living Foundation has invited a...

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Thursday, February 14th, 2019

County unemployment rate holds steady at 3.6 percent

Sometimes numbers can be misleading. At the end of December 2018 there were 15,983 nonfarm jobs in Tooele County, down 518 jobs from December 2017, a 3.1 percent decrease, according to preliminary statistics from the Department of...

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West Elementary parents that oppose all DLI program speak up

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

West Elementary parents that oppose all DLI program speak up

Some parents at West Elementary aren’t happy with a proposal to turn their neighborhood school into the school district’s first all dual language immersion school. The Tooele County School District Board of Education held a public hearing...

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Thursday, February 14th, 2019

Mattress company and Tooele Education Foundation climb into bed together

The Tooele County School Board may be looking purple, but it has nothing to do with Tooele High School. Tooele Education Foundation Executive Director Clint Spindler announced the foundation has established a partnership with Purple at the...

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Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

Utah Tree creator honored by lawmakers

Tooele County took center stage at the Utah House of Representatives on Thursday because of a unique sculpture that sits off of Interstate 80 on the way to Wendover. The Utah House presented a citation to Karl...

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Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

Erda residents ask court to put Skywalk referendum on ballot

Five Erda citizens have filed a lawsuit challenging Tooele County’s determination that the Skywalk development agreement is not subject to a referendum. Diane Haney, Mark Haney, Kathleen Mallis, Kyle Matthews, and Solomon Smith are listed as petitioners...

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Thursday, February 7th, 2019

If you think something is broken, let me know

I never saw it coming. Two weeks ago after our weekly Thursday editorial staff meeting, Publisher Emeritus Joel Dunn made up an excuse for me to follow him downstairs. He invited his son, Bruce, to join us in...

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Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

Vernon citizens happy with new school project

In December 2017 Vernon residents turned out in mass numbers to defend their school from possible closure.  Monday night, in a meeting held in the community’s 113-year-old school building, the same residents praised the Tooele County School...

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School district surveys parents, students and teachers

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

School district surveys parents, students and teachers

The Tooele County School District is gathering information on school and teacher performance from parents, students and teachers. An annual survey of the district’s stakeholders is being conducted during February, according to Marie Denson, the school district’s...

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