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Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

County animal shelter seeks more money to improve adoption rate

If the Tooele County Animal Shelter is to improve its adoption rate, it’s going to require more funds — and those funds will likely have to come from animal lovers themselves, according to the shelter’s director. Joe...

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Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Live Fit set to launch new challenge for businesses

After the success of its inaugural Life Fit to Win challenge, the Tooele County Live Fit coalition is ready to unveil a new competition geared toward fitness in the workplace. This fall, local businesses will have 12...

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Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Worker suffers burns at US Magnesium

A US Magnesium worker was injured in an explosion at the Rowley plant Friday. The worker was casting metal when a chemical reaction inside a casting hood caused some metal to blow out, said Tom Tripp, technical...

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Property tax owed each year depends on values, tax rates

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Property tax owed each year depends on values, tax rates

It’s tax time for property owners in Tooele County. Annual notices of property values and tax rates have reached the mailboxes of property owners. Taxing entities have held public hearings and adopted budget and tax rates that...

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Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Storm drain project causes periodic closures of 100 East

A storm drain installation project has 100 East in Tooele periodically closed to through-traffic during business hours in the area behind Maceys and Albertsons. The project involves the installation of a new storm drain under 100 East...

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Thursday, August 21st, 2014

County OKs cost of living adjustment

Just 14 months ago, the Tooele County Commission was laying off workers and cutting benefits to adjust expenses to fit reduced revenue. Last Tuesday night, the commission gave all county employees, including elected officials, a 3.75 percent...

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Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Commission salary reviewed

When the Tooele County Commissioners voted to raise their salary by 3.75 percent this week, their new annual salary became $65,396. The salary of a county commissioner in counties just above and below Tooele County in population...

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Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Music festival claims big cash impact

The thousands of people who attended the Country Explosion music festival last month at Deseret Peak Complex may have pumped over $1 million into the local economy, an event organizer says. The cumulative total attendance for the...

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Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Wiggins’ volunteer efforts provided vision for NASA national educator program

Even after receiving NASA’s top civilian honor, Stansbury resident Patrick Wiggins said he doesn’t expect life will change too much. Wiggins, who has spent the last 12 years as a volunteer Solar Systems Ambassador for NASA, became...

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Farmer’s market starts this Saturday at Clark Farm

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Farmer’s market starts this Saturday at Clark Farm

Grantsville will be putting the “farm” back into the Clark Historic Farm with a gardener’s market beginning this weekend. The Farmers’ Market will open Aug. 23 and continue every Saturday through the end of September. Produce, crafts...

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