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Thursday, October 24th, 2013

Dreams of Fighting Fires

One Sunday when Justin French was in eighth grade as he was walking to his home in Stansbury Park, he spotted clouds of black smoke in his neighborhood. As he drew nearer to his house he saw...

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Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Buff Radio

Marty McFly once said in “Back to the Future” that “If you set your mind to it, you can accomplish anything.” Braiden Bell and a group of Tooele High School students embodied that quote just as well...

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Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Trooper with a Trumpet

There’s a Long Blue Line that reaches all the way back to 1957. It’s a small group of elite individuals who are honored each year to march in the Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps, and Sam Huston...

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Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Compassion Amidst Persecution

Turn-of-the-century Tooele was an eclectic place. Mormon families, most descended from the town’s original settlers, farmed plots on the west side of town while an influx of immigrants swelled the city east of Main Street. These newcomers...

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Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Musical Partners

Richard Droubay is a native of Tooele. His roots run deep in Tooele Valley history as his ancestors on both the Shields and Droubay sides were early Tooele County pioneers. Richard has been singing for most of...

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Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Saddle Up

From ground seats to stamped leather and stitching, Clint Robinson, 49, of Erda knows his way around a saddle. Nearly 20 years ago, he started what has become more than just a means to keep his own...

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Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Running From Tooele to Italy

“The day of tryouts, I had my softball mitt in hand and a friend stopped me on my way to the field and said, ‘You’re not trying out for softball, you’re trying out for track”  — Jen...

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Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Standing Up for Others

Tooele teen Shaye Graham spent years trying to cover the burn scars he acquired as a toddler. Today, those scars have become his personal trademark. Shaye, now 14 and a freshman at Tooele High School, received third-degree...

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Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Hummingbird Haven

Behind a simple, pale yellow house on Grantsville’s Hale Street, a delightful nature show unfolds every day. A 4-foot tall waterfall tumbles into a 40-foot long stream that winds under a footbridge. Flowering plants bloom in pockets...

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Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Service in Fiji

Grantsville’s Sierra Allen knows a thing or two about adventure. The Grantsville High School senior embarked on a humanitarian trip to Fiji during the summer, helping the locals build restrooms in their homes. But that was only...

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