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Citizen interest in new weight-loss contest prompts deadline extension

Interest in Live Fit's upcoming Fit to Win weight loss competition has far exceeded expectations, prompting the coalition to extend registration and to host an additional orientation meeting this week.The competition already has 95 registered contestants, said Malaena Toohey, chairwoman for the Live Fit Tooele County coalition.Residents who enter ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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State will accept late candidate pledge forms

Pledge of Fair Campaign Practices: As you will recall some of the candidates were not able to submit their "Pledge of Fair Campaign Practices" because they tried to file them after the filing deadline on March 20.I checked with the Lt.

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How much more should new tax cost?

Tooele County taxpayers will get a first look at an independent study Thursday that explains how much is spent on municipal services in unincorporated areas of the county.They'll also get a look at just how much more taxes they may have to pay to keep getting those services.The study's results, completed by Zions Bank Public Finance, will be ... (more)

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Commission change?

A local government committee's news that it may evaluate and encourage changing Tooele County's three-member commission form of government, raised some eyebrows last week, but was not entirely a surprise.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

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Young Grantsville hunter wins rare trip to Nebraska to bag wild turkeys

But his first big turkey hunt will not come about the way he thought it would with an excursion in Tooele County or perhaps somewhere else in Utah.

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7 billion reprint orders will take some time

The following Out and About was originally written by David Bern and published in the 2012 edition of Tooele County Magazine as the editor's introduction. On the northeast end of South Mountain, far below an anthology of rolling summits, I'm standing atop a hump of unexpected earth.It's a small, low hill just off of a trail called the South ... (more)

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Ladies of the Master Gardeners

For all of time mankind has been searching for the fountain of youth; looking for that secret that will help them stay young and active despite their age.Four women in the Tooele Valley may have found at least a piece of that secret.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

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Health department will study prison move

The local health department is set to study the health effects of moving the Utah State Prison to Tooele County, even though the legislative committee that will select a site for the new prison has not held its first meeting.A Tooele County Health Department official announced Monday that TCHD applied for and received a $21,000 grant funded by the ... (more)

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Scammer claims to be grandson and tries to con $7K from couple

Police are warning Tooele County residents to be wary of fraudulent calls demanding money.Several different scams have been reported by county residents, schemes that go way beyond pleas from a Nigerian prince to stash his fortune in a kind person's bank account.Sgt.

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No primary for Tooele Democrats

Tooele County Democrats met last Thursday to nominate their candidates for county offices and rallied support for the upcoming November general election."

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Warm spring triggers early allergy season

Local people and plants have, for the most part, enjoyed this spring's unseasonably warm temperatures.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Allergy, Health, Pollen, Weather

Salt Lake Tribune

Kirby: 'Walter' the bowling ball howitzer did us proud

Rush Valley, Tooele County a On Saturday, Sonny Dyle and I took Walter into the desert and shot him.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Tooele police: Suicidal missing woman found dead

Tooele police said a distraught woman who disappeared in her car last week has been found dead, the apparent victim of suicide.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

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Big ATV trail

Tooele County's outback is renowned for its miles of trails and roads that provide ATV enthusiasts with exciting terrain and endless views of the Great Salt Lake Desert and distant mountains.

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High winds, combustibles fuel Grantsville fire

A garage fire in Grantsville was fueled by stiff winds but miraculously did not harm the owner's house Saturday.The blaze started near the rear of the structure, owned by Gordon and Erin Bolinder, on west Durfee Street near 150 West at about 11:30 a.m., and a strong south wind quickly fed the flames, said Fire Chief Neil Bell of the Grantsville ... (more)

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I find it sad

I'm writing in response to a recent letter to the editor regarding the county's financial woes.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

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Tooele man will go to jail for crash that took life of popular coach

A Tooele man will serve time in jail for causing a traffic accident that claimed the life of a popular local coach more than a year ago.

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Rent costs impacting low income workers

The price of apartments in Tooele County is putting a squeeze on low income households, a new national study shows.

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Painter's work depicts 'forgotten' Russia

Artist Ferrell Bailey talks about a painting from "The Gulag Archipelago" by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.

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Incinerator poses challenges to emergency management, activist says

Whether or not Stericycle's proposed relocation to Tooele County is approved, officials need to take emergency preparation into account when determining where medical waste might be sent, a health care activist says.

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