Tooele

Tooele

(to͞oĭl`ə), city (1990 pop. 13,887), seat of Tooele co., N central Utah, a rapidly growing suburb of Salt Lake CitySalt Lake City,
city (1990 pop. 159,936), alt. c.4,330 ft (1,320 m), state capital and seat of Salt Lake co., N central Utah, on the Jordan River and near the Great Salt Lake, at the foot of the Wasatch Range; inc. 1851.
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, in a farm area; inc. 1853. A major source of employment is the Tooele Army Depot, a huge installation that includes the Dugway Proving Ground; chemical weapons storage and disposal facilities are also nearby. Tooele has a large copper-mining industry; the Elton Tunnel (4 mi/6 km long; built 1937–42) in the Oquirrh Mts. leads to the source of the ores in Bingham Canyon. The city was settled (1849) by Mormons on a California wagon route. Of interest are the remains of stops on the pony expresspony express,
in U.S. history, relay mail service. At its inception in Apr., 1860, the pony express operated between St. Joseph, Mo., the western end of a telegraph line, and Sacramento, Calif.
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Since the earliest pioneers set up their first rickety lean-tos in Tooele Valley, the western Utah county has gone from an agrarian society to a mining community to a hub for military munitions.
21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As the grueling 18-race Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) season heads into its final rounds, the Buford, Georgia-based Kia Racing team faces a challenging West Coast swing for rounds 13 and 14 at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, August 21-23 and rounds 15 and 16 at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California, just four days later.
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The winners of the age 17 and under category are Ruth Aitken of Rockville, Maryland in first place, Lexie Ford of Garland, Texas in second place, Eno Etokidem of Tooele, Utah with an honorable mention, and Alyson Cromer of Monetta, South Carolina with an honorable mention.
The automaker is providing Fiesta ST and Focus ST owners with complimentary driving instruction at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, which will include precision driving trchniques.
Washington, March 16 ( ANI ): Tooele police arrested a husband and wife duo after they allegedly robbed a bank and brought their two small children along in the getaway car on Monday.
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The commercial-scale, on-farm trials were funded in part with a grant from the Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program and were conducted in Tooele County, Utah, in cooperation with the Grantsville Soil Conservation District and the Darrell Johnson Ranch in Rush Valley.
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Tooele Army Depot, Utah, installed solar walls on 14 buildings, and has the first wind turbine at an active Army installation.
The plants in Jacksonville and Mountain View will be closed by the first week in February and one in Tooele, Utah, will close this month.