2023-11-01

Harris Community Village and Resource Center near to opening 

The Harris Community Village and Resource Center with a mission to help those experiencing homelessness in Tooele City will open by the end of the year. Located at 251 N. First Street on 10 acres, the project includes the old Harris Elementary School building and a new apartment building. The school building has been turned into a resource center and […]

October snow behind normal but the heavy stuff usually waits for November

Some Tooele County residents woke up to a skiff of fall snow last week as the National Weather service reported a trace of snow — less than 0.1 inches — fell in Tooele on Thursday, Oct. 26 followed by 0.9 inches on Sunday, Oct. 29. That makes a total of 0.9 measurable inches of snow in October, not including what […]

Utah virtual job fair November 2

The Utah Department of Workforce Services is hosting a statewide virtual job fair, Thursday, Nov. 2. Nearly 50 Utah employers will participate in the free online event. Employers are hiring for thousands of open positions statewide.  “Whether you’re looking to upscale your career or for seasonal holiday employment, the virtual job fair is an easy way to connect with multiple […]

Your ballot is in the mail

It may be frightening, but your ballot for the November 21, 2023 General Election might have arrived on Halloween. Ballots for the 2023 election have been mailed and may hit mailboxes starting Oct. 31, according to Tooele County Clerk. Ballots returned by mail must be postmarked by Nov. 20 to be counted or they may be deposited in-person in a […]

THS production of ‘Hello Dolly’ opens November 7

Well Hello, Dolly, it’s nice to have you back where you belong. Tooele High School Theatre is putting “Dolly” on the stage right here in Tooele City. “Hello Dolly” opens Nov. 7 on the stage at the Tooele High School auditorium with additional shows on Nov. 8, 9,10, and 11. All shows are at 7p.m. Tickets are $8 and are […]

Alcohol Task Force recognizes businesses who don’t sell alcohol or tobacco to minors

The Tooele County Alcohol Task Force gathered to honor 13 businesses throughout the county who haven’t sold alcohol or tobacco to minors for the past five years on the evening of Thursday, Oct. 26, during a banquet at the Tooele City Police Department. The banquet began at 6 p.m. and was catered by Apple Spice Catering Company. During the event, […]

Story of Grantsville’s pole dancing skeletons spread across the sea

The story of a Grantsville resident ordered to take his Halloween display of a city street sign went viral on social media. It was picked up by print and broadcast media across the country and has now reached beyond our borders and across the sea. The Daily Mail in the United Kingdom picked the story on October 24 with a […]

2023-11-01 E-Edition

Stansbury Tax Hike

After a public hearing last week, the Stansbury Service Agency voted to approve a 104% property tax increase to a rate of 0.001400 on the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 25. All members of both the Greenbelt Service Area and the Stansbury Recreation Service Agency, which together make up the Stansbury Service Agency, voted to approve the tax increase during their […]

Fall Fest: Pumpkins, games, and food for a good cause

Staff at 180 Ministries, a women’s residential treatment center in Erda, put on their first annual fall festival on Saturday, Oct. 27. It included a giant pumpkin patch, games for kids, a raffle, food, and a petting zoo, all for a good cause. Over 3,000 people attended the festival at 812 Bates Canyon Road from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. […]