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Guv absolutely right to veto abstinence-only bill

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Guv absolutely right to veto abstinence-only bill

For a time, it seemed as if House Bill 363, the brainchild of Rep. Bill Wright that aimed to ban discussion of contraception in sex education classes in public schools, would meet little opposition. Running under the...

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Grandstanding took center stage at Capitol

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Grandstanding took center stage at Capitol

One of the best aspects of municipal government is how unglamorous it can be. The nuts-and-bolts work of repairing roads or providing police protection rarely yields much political grandstanding. The notion of a city council being so...

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Easy fixes could improve poor government websites

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Easy fixes could improve poor government websites

Last year, in an editorial titled “Public websites all need rapid improvement” (Feb. 15, 2011) we pointed out that the websites of Grantsville City, Tooele City and Tooele County were all rated as subpar compared to government...

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Caution would serve real estate market well

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Caution would serve real estate market well

Short sales and foreclosures have helped to drop home prices in the Tooele Valley to their lowest level in six years. That’s getting more buyers interested in the real estate market again. However, some are finding out...

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If you care about politics, be at caucus meetings

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

If you care about politics, be at caucus meetings

The biggest election in years looms this November. In addition to choosing a president, Tooele County voters will be tasked with voting for a U.S. senator and representative, a governor, two state representatives, a county commissioner and...

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Arts Festival return is welcome news indeed

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Arts Festival return is welcome news indeed

Last March, when the longtime organizers of the Tooele Arts Festival announced they were taking a one-year hiatus from producing the annual summertime event, more than a few people were worried this meant the end of a...

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Marshall raised the bar with first-ever address

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Marshall raised the bar with first-ever address

Last year, we made the argument in an editorial that annual “state of” addresses were a worthwhile undertaking for leaders of even the smallest towns, on the rationale that citizens deserve at least one update per year...

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Improvement in NCLB tests aren’t unnoticed

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Improvement in NCLB tests aren’t unnoticed

It was reported in last Thursday’s edition of the Transcript-Bulletin that four schools in the Tooele County School District failed to meet standards for adequate yearly progress (AYP) this year set by the federal No Child Left...

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So sorry we were late

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2005

So sorry we were late

As all our readers know, the Tooele Transcript-Bulletin didn’t arrive at the news stands or to our subscribers until very late last Thursday evening. First of all, may we express our deepest appreciation to our subscribers for...

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