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Aerial footage shows wildlife officials tranquilizing cougar in backyard in Tooele

TOOELE, Utah — A cougar was prowling around a Tooele neighborhood for nearly 3 hours Thursday before it was tranquilized in a back yard.

“Exciting and scary all at once,” said Carolina Burton, who watched out her back window as a biologist with DWR kneeled down, with a tranquilizer gun in hand, aiming at a cougar that was pressed against the fence. 178 more words


DWR tranquilizes cougar spotted in Tooele

UPDATE: As of just after 4 p.m., wildlife officials confirm the cougar was located in a yard and has been struck with a tranquilizer dart. Officials were in the process of relocating the animal Thursday afternoon. 400 more words


Pioneer Day, You Say? 🇺🇸 7/24/17🇺🇸 Utah🇺🇸

DYK?…The state of Utah recognizes the day Mormon pioneers trekked across deadly terrain making the pass through Emigration Canyon, crossing into the Salt Lake Valley on July 24, 1847. 78 more words


Residents rebuilding one year after devastating fire tore through Tooele

TOOELE, Utah — Wednesday marked one year since a devastating fire suspected to be caused by arson tore through a Tooele neighborhood, destroying several homes. 496 more words


Parents in Tooele upset after repeatedly finding used needles in public park

TOOELE, Utah — For 5-year-old Dale, Elton Park in Tooele is the perfect playground. But his mom doesn’t feel the same about the spot.

“I don’t feel safe at all letting my kids play,” Michelle Jaynes said of the park. 245 more words



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How are you honoring Father's Day?

Today, I reflect on the men I’ve had in my life as this day is dedicated to fathers. It brings up strong emotions as how does one celebrate abusive fathers and men? 347 more words