Tooele County Newswire (Page 2)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Tooele County, UT. (Page 2)

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  1. Inmate escapes during doctor's appointment but is later recapturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    A Magna man being held in the Tooele County Detention Center briefly escaped Monday afternoon after he slipped away while at a doctor's appointment.Michael Lee Richards, 42, was being held on violation of a pretrial protective order, a third-degree felony, which occurred on June 23, according to court records.Richards had been authorized by 3rd ... (more)

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  2. Small fire at I-80 rest area quickly put outRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    The quick response to a grass fire in the West Desert Monday afternoon possibly prevented another massive blaze in Tooele County.The fire was reported after witnesses saw a transformer blow and the resulting sparks ignite a field behind the rest area at Exit 54 on Interstate 80, according to Tooele County Fire Warden Daniel Walton.

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  3. Not all recyclable household items are accepted by vendorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    ... shopping bags, glass, green waste, clothing and shoes, according to acedisposal.com. A few years ago, Tooele County also offered recycling services. However, it stopped recycling everywhere but in Stansbury Park in 2014 due to the program cost ...

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  4. Fire victims start to see $142K in cash donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    Tooele City has begun to disperse about $142,000 in cash donated to the victims of the July 19 fire, an official said.The donations are given out by a distribution committee, which determined a distribution formula based on how severely victims' homes were damaged, said Tooele County Emergency Management Director Bucky Whitehouse.City officials, ... (more)

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  5. July 19 fire debris buried at landfillRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    Two hundred and forty tons of debris from the July 19 fire that devastated a west side Tooele City neighborhood has been buried at the Tooele County Landfill in Bauer.Tooele County's Solid Waste Department, in conjunction with Tooele City, arranged for the cleaned-up debris to be disposed at the landfill for no charge, according to Robert Warner, ... (more)

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  6. Wanted: ArsonistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    ... we read or watch the news stories, and are grateful such arson-caused tragedies don't occur in Tooele County. But they do. They're not as large and dramatic as in California, but try telling that to local residents who have fled from their homes ...

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  7. With property valuation notices mailed, the FAQs have begunRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    ... change in their homes value. - Who do I contact if I have questions on the value of my home? Call the Tooele County Assessor's Office at 435-843-3480. They will be happy to answer your questions. - What is the new Tooele County ...

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  8. Stansbury dominates Premier InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    ... with a time of 16:21.6, and Jordan's Hannah Dutson won the 5A girls race in 18:54.3. All three Tooele County teams are scheduled to race in the Pre-State Invitational on Saturday morning at Highland High School and Sugarhouse Park. The ...

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  9. Tooele County unemployment rate stays at 4.3 percent for JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    While unemployment in Utah rose to 4.0 percent in June 2016 from the previous month, the June unemployment rate for Tooele County stayed at 4.3 percent.The county's preliminary unemployment rate for June 2016 was 4.3 percent, the same as the county's revised unemployment rate for May 2016, according to a report released last week by the Department ... (more)

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  10. School board holds the line on its old tax rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    After a short public hearing Tuesday night, the Tooele County School Board voted to keep the school district's tax rate at the same level for the fourth straight year.The board also adopted a final budget for the 2016-17 school year with $160.8 million in total expenses, which is up from 2015-2016's estimated budgeted expenses of $136.9 million.The ... (more)

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  11. Popular walking trail gets new signage to encourage more useRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    New signage for a popular walking trail may help more residents get out and walk, a county official said.Tooele County's Live Fit Coalition recently teamed up with a local Boy Scout, Skyler Pritzkau, to install signage along 2.4 miles of Smelter Road east of Tooele City.

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  12. In response to demand, TATC starts practical nurse programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    Tooele Applied Technology College will launch a practical nurse program this fall.Reportedly the first of its kind in Tooele County, the program's classes start on Aug. 22 and there's room for more students.The new nursing education program was added to fill a local need, according to Milenna Russell, TATC marketing specialist."

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  13. County trying different ways to reduce unlawful littering by recreationalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    When Tooele County's canyons and campgrounds opened this year, recreationalists may have noticed something missing.The garbage cans and dumpsters were removed at the beginning of the year, said Dave Brown, Tooele County trails and canyons coordinator."

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  14. Bulletin Board - August 11, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    ... Summer BBQ The Chamber of Commerce will host its summer barbecue, a fundraiser for the Tooele County Food Bank, from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 12 at Pratt Aquatic Park. Cost is $2 per person and includes a full meal: a hot dog, chips, drink and ...

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  15. In 1941, all of Tooele prepared for big Tunnel Day celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    The Tooele Transcript Bulletin has published Tooele County news since 1894. Here is a flashback of local front-page news from 25, 50, 75 and 100 years ago that occurred during the second or third week of August.Aug. 13 and 15, 1991The service district board for Tooele Valley Regional Medical Center fired the hospital administrator without ... (more)

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  16. The table is set and activities planned for Rush Valley DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    ... mix of country and classic rock covers, as well as a few original songs. Most of the six band members are from Tooele County, according to lead singer Chelci Holste. Harding and several other community members have been planning the town ...

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  17. New home construction numbers way up in Tooele CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    New homes are jumping up in Tooele County.The number of building permits for single-family homes in the county and its municipalities grew by 65 percent during the first seven months of 2016.There were a total 326 single-family residence building permits issued for homes from Jan. 1 through July 31 of 2016 compared to 197 for the same time period ... (more)

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  18. Road from Miller Motorsports Park to Utah Motorsports Campus is a long oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    After facing opposition from local property owners in 2004, Utah businessman Larry Miller withdrew plans to expand a racetrack he owned in Denver.Miller's search for property for a new racetrack brought him to Tooele County.At an initial cost of $75 million, he built the Miller Motorsports Park north of Tooele County's Deseret Peak Complex.

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  19. Will county RDA buy racetrack?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    The Tooele County Commission plans to sell the Utah Motorsports Campus to themselves - sort of.The county commissioners will hold a public hearing on Aug. 24 to announce their plans to dispose of the racetrack formerly known as Miller Motorsports Park.That plan involves selling the roughly 512-acre property to the Redevelopment Agency of Tooele ... (more)

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  20. County Fair opens its doors tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    The Americana country music of Carver Louis and the Old Lincoln Highway Band will bring in the Tooele County Fair tonight.The fair starts with a 5 p.m. opening ceremony at Deseret Peak Complex.

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