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Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Experts offer tips to grow a healthy garden despite drought this year

This month’s warm sunny weather has brought enjoyment to many, but for gardeners and farmers the dust-dry conditions are reason for concern and anxiety. There is no doubt that many Utahns — locals included — would love...

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Construction forces first responders to change routes

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Construction forces first responders to change routes

When the Tooele City Fire Department responded to reports of a fire at Starbucks on Main Street, the fire truck took a different route out of the station. Instead of turning onto Main Street, which has been...

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Sheriff Wimmer’s first 90 days in office were far from quiet

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Sheriff Wimmer’s first 90 days in office were far from quiet

Since taking office 90 days ago, Tooele County Sheriff Paul Wimmer has seen a number of significant changes and events as the county’s only elected law enforcement officer. One of the most noticeable changes has been to...

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Prison dominates commissioners’ first 90 days

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Prison dominates commissioners’ first 90 days

Communication, planning and prison —  those are the three words all three Tooele County commissioners used to describe their first 90 days together in separate interviews with the Transcript Bulletin. Open communication was a key goal for...

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Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Weekend lunar eclipse to start summer of stargazing at SPOC

Though locals missed out on last week’s much-publicized solar eclipse, the moon will offer a consolation prize this weekend. This coming Saturday’s early morning lunar eclipse will kick off the summer star-gazing season — but it won’t...

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Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Foundation wants high school grads to stay local for college

Tooele County’s education community is putting money behind the statement that local high school seniors don’t have to leave home to attend college. The Tooele Education Foundation announced last week that it will award a total $3,000...

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New Stericycle burner may put out more air pollution

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

New Stericycle burner may put out more air pollution

Stericyle’s proposed dual incinerator medical waste facility at Rowley could produce more pollution than the company’s current operation in North Salt Lake, according to applications filed with the state. Stericycle has requested a state permit to operate...

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Stericycle aims to open Rowley-based incinerator by 2020

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Stericycle aims to open Rowley-based incinerator by 2020

Though the actual groundbreaking for the medical waste incineration facility Stericycle hopes to construct in Tooele County is still a few years out, company officials believe they are on track to make the proposed move a reality....

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Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Canyon camping to open for Easter

Two Tooele County hotspots for locals and tourists will open in time for Easter weekend camping. Campgrounds in Settlement and Ophir canyons will open on April 1, according to Dave Brown, Tooele County trails and canyons coordinator....

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Grantsville man, his mother charged in child’s death from drug toxicity

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Grantsville man, his mother charged in child’s death from drug toxicity

A Grantsville man and his mother face charges in 3rd District Court connected to the death of the man’s 18-month-old daughter in December 2012. Brandon Kimber, 34, was charged with child abuse homicide, a second-degree felony, during...

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