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Wayne Jay Hanson, born to Wilford N. and Irene Erickson Hanson on July 27, 1930, joined his parents, brother Deloy, wife Dorothy Cochrane, daughter Jill Kasper, grandson Dustin Allen, great-grandson Graham Humphreys and many other relatives who preceded him in death on April 16, 2014.
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A group of volunteers will join with Tooele County to reopen a historic Tooele Valley landmark this spring.Starting May 1, the Benson Gristmill will open for guided tours Thursdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The tour season for visitors and residents will run through the end of October."
A sudden temblor in Erda - the first earthquake with an epicenter in Tooele County since 1997 - has become the talk of the town since it shook up local residents on Saturday.Though small - magnitude 3.2, according to the University of Utah Seismograph Stations - - the earthquake's proximity to Erda gave local residents a good jolt around ... (more)
Healthcare in Tooele County brings in a fair sum of Medicare payments, but lags significantly behind more urban Utah counties, according to numbers released this month from the Medicare Part B claims database.Local doctors received roughly $2.79 million in reimbursements from Medicare Part B, essentially a federally-run medical insurance program ... (more)
The spring graduation season got underway Saturday with 130 students from Utah State University's Tooele Regional Campus earning degrees.Presented during the commencement at Tooele High School's auditorium were six master's degrees, one in agriculture systems technology, one in technical writing, two in human resources, and two in ... (more)
Despite the need for revisions, a draft study has found that Tooele County spends enough money on unincorporated areas of the county to justify a $1.5 million municipal services tax.A bank official and Tooele County Commissioners sat in front of an audience of a dozen people last Thursday night at Rush Valley Town Hall and explained the initial ... (more)
About 9:30 p.m., a 3.2 magnitude quake, centered about five miles northeast of Tooele, was felt widely throughout the Tooele Valley, Magna and some other parts of the Salt Lake Valley.
Tooele County Commissioners postponed voting on a proposed change in county personnel procedures Tuesday, but that did not stop citizens and employees from protesting the measure.If enacted the proposed change will give commissioners the authority to approve or disapprove the hiring of individual employee applicants.
Thanks to those that came out to the dedication of the Larry Sagers Memorial Garden.
A new leader has been selected for Tooele County School District's Community Learning Center.At the end of this school year, Bryce Eardley, currently the principal at Northlake Elementary School, will take over the top post at CLC.Eardley will be the third principal to lead the school since it opened in fall 2010.
An association of local artists will host a free, one-day gallery and open house for all Tooele County residents next week.The Stansbury Art and Literary Society, an association of artists, both professional and amateur, as well as local admirers of the arts, will host its semi-annual open house next Tuesday at Tooele Applied Technology College.The ... (more)
John Orlando Montoya passed away April 14, 2014 in Tooele, Utah from multiple myeloma.
I would be remiss in my responsibilities if I did not discuss the great man for which Stansbury Park, Stansbury Island and the Stansbury Mountains are named.
Stericycle has officially identified a 40-acre plot of land near Rowley for the site of a proposed medical waste incinerator, company officials announced Wednesday.The medical waste handler had already agreed to purchase 40 acres of state trust lands in the Rowley area, but has waited for the completion of an archeological study before making the ... (more)
Churches across Tooele County have planned a variety of special Easter services this weekend, which many anticipate will see some of the best-attended services of the year.Several local congregations will hold multiple services this weekend to accommodate increased interest on account of the Easter holiday.St.