2022-12-07

New Boys and Girls Club location coming to Tooele

The Tooele Boys and Girls Club will soon have a new upgraded and convenient location on Main Street in Tooele City.  Boys and Girls Club workers will remodel an existing building at 310 S. Main Street in Tooele City to make space for hundreds of children ages 5 to 18. The Tooele Boys and Girls Club first opened its doors […]

2022-12-07 E-Edition

House fire in Stansbury Park

A fire in a Stansbury home over the weekend caused extensive damage and two family dogs were killed. The fire started in the area of Elizabeth Street and Fireside Lane around 9 p.m. on Dec. 2, according to Jon Smith, North Tooele Fire District’s public information officer. Homeowners first noticed the fire when they arrived home that evening to hear […]

Two fires Tuesday cause complete losses, one death

Two fires broke out around the same time on Nov. 29 in Tooele City — one at the Vorwaller Trailer Park and one on the south end of Tooele. Both fires caused complete loss and one death. The first fire at the Vorwaller Trailer Park occurred around 10:40 a.m. and was due to an electrical issue, according to Tooele City […]

Erda and County reach agreement on roads, law enforcement

The city of Erda now has an agreement for road maintenance and law enforcement that runs through June 2024, with the possibility of renewal after a review before the expiration of the agreement. The Tooele County Council unanimously approved an interlocal agreement with Erda City for road maintenance and law enforcement services for Erda during the County Council’s Nov. 29 […]

Tooele City completes water feasibility study

Tooele City officials recently completed a Water Reuse Feasibility Study highlighting using wastewater for irrigation in the Overlake area. Tooele City hired Jones and DeMille Engineering Inc., a civil engineering company based out of Springville, Utah in September, to conduct the study. The company reviewed the history of the Tooele City wastewater treatment system and provided the city with a […]

Lake Point’s first City Council Meeting

The Lake Point City Council held their first meeting on Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Lake Point fire station. Jonathan Garrard was elected as council chairman. Ryan Zumwalt was elected as the council vice chairman. During the meeting, the City Council approved their meeting procedures, a resolution authorizing the council chairman to prepare and file a notice of […]

Tooele County October unemployment rate was 2.5%

Unemployment in Tooele County rose by one-tenth of a percentage point from September to reach 2.5% in October 2022, according to a preliminary report from the state Department of Workforce Services. The 2.5% October unemployment rate is in line with the county’s pre-pandemic unemployment levels for October of 2.8% in 2018 and 2.4% in 2019. “We are two and one-half […]

Mars to disappear and reappear on Wednesday evening

On Wednesday evening, Dec. 7, the moon will move in front of the red planet Mars blocking it from view for observers across most of the U.S. According to National Aeronautics and Space Administration/Jet Propulsion Laboratory Solar System Ambassador to Utah Patrick Wiggins, Utahns will see Mars disappear behind one side of the nearly full moon around 7:41 MST and […]

Clark Farm to host live nativity, walk

Friends of the Grantsville Clark Historic Farm host their live nativity scene this year featuring classic Christmas Story characters and animals.  A luminary walk will be held at the same location. The event will take place at the farm on Dec. 10 and 12 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. Admission will be $2 a person, but those who bring a can of […]