Trick or Treat

I’m not alone in noticing how time accelerates as we grow older, and as the seasons grow ever more brief the holidays are gone in a wink. This poem by Nancy Price about Halloween catches a little of that. She’s an Iowan whose poems are so heartfelt, clear and useful that we could run them every week and none of […]

Do four 10’s beat five 8’s?

How many days a week should Tooele County employees work? It was a question in 2008 when the county went to a four-day workweek to save money, and it remains a question for the three candidates for county commission now — each of whom has a slightly different opinion. Republican commission candidate Shawn Milne would like to see all county […]

Tooele man hopes to create Grantsville’s first sports bar

After a lifetime in the restaurant business, a Tooele man is striking out on his own to make a new sports bar in Grantsville. Wayne Huntsman helps manage The Corner Pocket, a small pool bar on Vine Street in Tooele, where he has worked for the last five years. He has looked at getting his own restaurant in the past […]

Superheroes and princesses remain hot as Halloween approaches

Movies and TV shows have encouraged some of this year’s top Halloween costumes, but old classics still remain popular. Among boys, superheroes — a perennial favorite — are especially big, stoked by the release of such movies as “The Amazing Spiderman,” “The Dark Knight Rises” and “The Avengers” this year. For adults, zombies and vampires have remained popular, in part […]

Video become YouTube hit for Grantsville lip-synchers

A lip-synch video made up a group of young Grantsville men is quickly becoming a YouTube sensation. The video, titled “You are Beautiful — Grantsville West Stake (One Direction Lip Dub),” features men between the ages of 12 and 18 from the Grantsville West LDS Stake in white dress shirts and ties lip-synching the pop group One Direction’s “What Makes […]

Church partners with local restaurant to provide needy with Thanksgiving

For many people, Thanksgiving means homemade food and lots of it, but for others who are less fortunate, having a traditional meal on Thanksgiving isn’t always possible without the help of the community. This year, Tooele United Methodist Church and Denny’s Restaurant are teaming up to bring Thanksgiving meals to the homeless, shut-ins and elderly. Denny’s has been providing the […]

Tooele man sentenced for sexting teen girl

A Tooele man has been sentenced to jail for exchanging sexual texts and pictures with a teenage girl. Shane Grass, 43, was sentenced to a year in the Tooele County Detention Center, with credit given for 193 days previously served, and five years of probation in 3rd District Court Tuesday for two counts of enticing a minor over the Internet, […]

Ila Allen

Oct. 17, 1937 – Oct. 21, 2012   An angel filled with wit and creativity was sent to Marvin and Erma Allen living in Salt Lake City. She excelled in school and graduated from Granite High School. Her fun loving spirit and testimony brought joy to all those she taught and associated with through junior Sunday school, young women, Sunday […]

Lance Sutherland

Today we lost a great man. Lance Sutherland, a husband, dad, grandpa and friend, was born Oct. 9, 1946 in Tooele. Lance passed away peacefully in his home surround by his family. Lance was a very selfless person. He was willing to give his whole heart to anyone. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force and retired from […]

Mildred Haslam Baker

Mildred Haslam Baker, 94, passed away Oct. 22 at the Rocky Mountain Care Center in West Valley. She was born Oct. 21, 1918 in Roosevelt to Joshua and Martha Haslam. She married Owen Kohkonen in 1939 and had her first two children: Terry and Karen. They later divorced. She married Alex Baker in 1948 and had two more children: Kent […]