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Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

A Legacy of Peace

It is a gum wrapper, painstakingly folded 33 times by 12-year-old Sadako Sasaki. She used two small pins to form it the day before she died. Now it rests in Wendover, Utah, as a statement about peace....

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Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Spring Arrivals

It’s April, and despite a storm that dropped a few inches of snow on Tooele Valley early Tuesday, spring is becoming more of a presence. The evidence can be seen in new colts on farmland and meadows...

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Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Softball Fast-pitch Phenom

For Wilma Abrams Swenson, 91 of Grantsville, her life’s work has encompassed four things — faith, heartache, family success and finding joy in playing softball. Last year, for her career 50 no-hitter games, she was named to...

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Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Different, not Scary

Different does not equal scary. The family of a young Tooele boy would love to shout this message from the rooftops. Xander Johnson was born 15 weeks too soon. Weighing less than two pounds, he had to...

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Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Tooele’s Voice

In 2008, David Archuleta rose to second place on American Idol as sixth- grader Scott Fiedel, who did not like his viola, watched. Archuleta inspired Fiedel. Shortly after, Fiedel abandoned the viola.  Without the viola, Fiedel, of...

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Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Treasures from the Past

Dennis McBride of Grantsville had an enchanted childhood.“I was spoiled rotten,” he said, pointing at a black-and-white photograph of him on his fourth or fifth birthday more than 70 years ago. He was dressed in a white...

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Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

Helping Out

Tuition for a ranch that helps troubled teen girls usually exceeds what most families can pay. Which is why the director of Erda’s 180 Ministries Girls Ranch created a community event to help offset tuition costs with...

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Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Tooele High School Sterling Scholars 2018

Fourteen seniors represented Tooele High School at the Wasatch Front Regional semifinal Sterling Scholar judging in February. The Sterling Scholar Awards are sponsored by Deseret News and KSL 5 Television. The program publicly recognizes high school seniors...

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Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Grounded in Creativity

Melanie Skelton of Tooele once had a goat.  “She gave milk,” Skelton said. “I always wanted a goat because I wanted to make goat milk soap. Because of the way the city code is written, we weren’t...

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Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Grantsville High School Sterling Scholars 2018

Sixteen seniors from Grantsville High School participated in the Northeast Region Sterling Scholar Competition on March 20, 2018, at Utah Valley University, where several of the GHS seniors placed well. David Christensen and Marissa Linare won in...

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