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Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Least chub loses potential endangered species status

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced this week that it has removed Utah’s least chub from a waiting list to be included on the Endangered Species List. Prior to Monday’s decision, the least chub was considered...

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Depleted uranium decision on the horizon?

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Depleted uranium decision on the horizon?

The fate of 5,400 barrels of depleted uranium that have been sitting above ground in temporary storage at a disposal facility in Tooele County’s West Desert may soon be known. The Utah Division of Radiation Control is...

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Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Tooele City to complete projects in Overlake

In accord with a recent lawsuit settlement, Tooele City has agreed to complete several community improvement projects in the Overlake area. On Aug. 20 the Tooele City Council unanimously approved a resolution to finish the incomplete improvements,...

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Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Area unemployment rate makes slight drop

The unemployment rate for Tooele County continued a slow decline in July. The Department of Workforce Services reported that the July 2014 unemployment rate for Tooele County was 4.4 percent compared to 4.5 percent in June 2014,...

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Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Tooele seeks new street light repair plan

Street light out? There’s some question regarding who is responsible for repairing Tooele City street lights — whether it’s Rocky Mountain Power, or Tooele City itself. But Mayor Patrick Dunlavy said that could soon change. Historically, the...

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Tooele man arrested for alleged bar fight

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Tooele man arrested for alleged bar fight

A Tooele man was arrested after allegedly throwing a beer glass at another man Friday. According to a probable cause statement, Marcus Smith, 31, was arguing with another man at the Corner Pocket. The men took the...

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Thursday, August 28th, 2014

New home construction drops off slightly but should rebound

The number of building permits issued for new single-family homes in Tooele County as of July 31 dropped by 4 percent in 2014 as compared to the same time period last year. Statistics from local building officials...

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Grantsville man arrested for alleged sexual abuse of sister

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Grantsville man arrested for alleged sexual abuse of sister

A Grantsville man who may be emotionally challenged has been charged for allegedly sexually abusing his younger sister. According to a probable cause statement, Grantsville police received a report earlier this month of possible sodomy of a...

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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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