Feb 28, 2015

Soldier Canyon Sales Antique Store

Amy Kelly met with Margie Hooley of the Soldier Canyon Sales store and learned about the antiques, collectible dolls, and other interesting things they have for sale. They can also help with estate liquidation and selling your possessions. Every week they get new things, so make sure to drop by and check it out. You can find out more at: www.SoldiersCanyon.com

Feb 27, 2015

Sweeney Todd Presented by Tooele High Drama

Amy Kelly met with Scott Henrie, the director of Tooele High's production of Sweeney Todd (School Edition) and learned several interesting things about the show. The subject matter may seem a little macabre, but it is delivered with music, humor, and thoughfulness. Also, several other cast members talk about their experiences of being in the show.

Feb 22, 2015

The Old Grantsville Church Hosts Plays And More

Amy Kelly met with Kelly and Macae Wanberg at a historic old church in Grantsville that they have been restoring. The chapel has been renovated to have a stage area and is now used as a community dinner theatre. It can also be rented out for weddings, parties, family gatherings, etc. You can find out more at: www.OldGrantsvilleChurch.com

White Desert Rods for Custom Car Restoration

Amy Kelly visited White Desert Rods in Grantsville and learned about the amazing custom auto body work and painting that they do. Ray Blank does the fabrication and metal work and Jeff Bird does the finishing and painting. They do everything with the highest quality and they don't cut corners. You can find out more at: www.WhiteDesertRods.com

Feb 10, 2015

In The Studio With Jane Autry

Melanie Chacon met with artist Jane Autry in her studio and learned about her painting process. Jane talks about the many layers in her paintings and some of the techniques she uses. She is not afraid to try new methods when painting so she is continually growing in her abilities. Jane works with her clients so the art is truly personal and unique.

Artist John Clark Brings Automobile History Alive

Melanie Chacon met with John Clark and learned about his artwork inspired by automobile history. He hand carves blocks and does manual block printing, and he has written a series of books called Motor Tales. Also, he has prints and postcards that are sold in the National Parks. You can find out more at: www.ScenicHwys.com

Dec 7, 2014

Mel Sweat Of Modern Woodmen Financial Services

Amy Kelly met with Mel Sweat and learned about some of the financial services that Modern Woodmen of America provides. Mel can meet at your convenience and discuss some options that will work best with your family and financial situation such as life insurance and retirement planning. You can call him at: 435-224-2708 or email at: Melven.J.Sweat@mwarep.org

Nov 30, 2014

Pat Jessie Of Stansbury Art And Literary Society

Melanie Chacon met with Pat Jessie, the founder of the Stansbury Art & Literary Society and learned about the activities of the group. They meet monthly to share their enjoyment of art and learn from each other. They welcome other members of the community to join them. You can find out more at: www.facebook.com/stansburyartandlit

Nov 25, 2014

Tooele County Artist Jane Autry

Melanie Chacon met with Jane Autry and learned about her background in art and about her paintings. Jane is doing a series about the Great Salt Lake and also has a goal to paint all of the LDS temples. In addition, she also paints portraits and other commissioned works. You can find her work by searching for "Jane Autry" on the Internet.

Nov 24, 2014

The Slipper And The Rose By THS Theatre

Amy Kelly met with Terry McGovern, the director of "The Slipper and the Rose" and several cast members. The show is a musical adaption of the Cinderella story and is presented by the Tooele High School Theatre Department.

Nov 19, 2014

Roni's Signs Will Boost Your Business

Amy Kelly met with Roni Kennedy at Roni's Signs in Tooele and learned how Roni became a sign maker and about the many types of signs they make. If you have a business, then you need a sign to help customers find you. Proper signage will give your business a professional appearance. Stop in and talk with Roni about all the ways she can help you.

Sep 28, 2014

Tooele County Fair 2014

Amy Kelly met with several people that participated in this years Tooele County Fair. Sheep and pigs, and pets and guns are featured in the shows below. There was a lot of free entertainment, displays, activities, food, and things to do at the fair. Make plans to go next year!

Sep 27, 2014

Let's Make History Food Drive And Free Rock Concert

Melanie Chacon talked with Danny Marz about the food drive that he organized to help out the Tooele County Food Bank. The goal was to "make history" by having the largest one day food drive in Utah's history. Just bring a bag of food and stay and enjoy some free music. There was also a car show for the car lovers. Also, Lorri Cook talked about the needs of the food bank and how you can help.

Sep 3, 2014

Benson Grist Mill Farmers Market 2014

Melanie Chacon visited the Benson Grist Mill Farmers Market and talked with several of the people selling their produce. Walt Barlow talks about how easy it is to become a seller and explained how Horizon EBT Debit cards are accepted. This makes it possible for many to purchase fresh, locally grown foods. At the market you can talk directly with the growers and learn how the food is grown.

Sep 1, 2014

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Jared Hamner

Amy Kelly talked with Jared Hamner of the Tooele County Chamber of Commerce and watched the fun as he had a large bucket of cold ice water dumped on him. He received the challenge from Shawn Milne of the County Commission. If you have received a challenge or not you can donate and learn more at: www.alsa.org

Aug 22, 2014

Beehive Broadband Fiber Optic Internet

Melanie Chacon met with Amber Brown at Beehive Broadband and learned about the great services they offer. They can run a fiber optic cable straight to your home or business and you can get speeds up to 1 GB! (That is the same as Google Fiber). With this extra capacity there is plenty of bandwidth for phone and TV service on the same connection. Find out more: www.BeehiveBroadband.com

Aug 5, 2014

Fit To Win Challenge 2014

Melanie Chacon met with Marianne Heder and learned about the Live Fit Tooele County "Fit To Win Challenge". The Challenge is a 12 week program where participants are given information and encouragement on healthy eating, physical fitness, and healthy lifestyle changes. Rich Valdez and Sheri Paulsen share their experiences with the program. Find out more at: www.LiveFitTC.org

Jul 27, 2014

Arnell Aquatics Teaches Swimming And Safety

Melanie Chacon met with Cassandra Arnell and learned how Arnell Aquatics teaches toddlers and young children how to swim and be safe in the water. All classes are taught one on one with an instructor that helps the student proceed at a rate that works best for them. You can find out more at: ArnellAquatics.com

Jul 23, 2014

Tooele Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup 2014

Melanie Chacon met with Amy Bate at the Tooele County Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup and learned about how this event helps us keep our homes safer and environment cleaner. It is sponsored by the Tooele County Health Department, but many agencies contribute to the success of this event. You can find out more about proper waste disposal at: www.TooeleHealth.org

Tooele Valley Academy of Dance

Melanie Chacon met with Steffanee Wanlass from the Tooele Valley Academy of Dance at their recent performance of Swan Lake. The main emphasis at the Academy is ballet and they have experienced instructors and over 120 students from around the county. You can find out more information at: www.tvadance.org

Jun 16, 2014

Peter Pan By LaForge Encore Theatre Company

Amy Kelly met with Christin Saling, Rand Johnson, and several of the young men that will be appearing in the LaForge Encore Theatre Company's presentation of Peter Pan. This will be an exciting show with youthful adventures, singing, and flying! You can find out more at: www.LaForgeEncore.org

Jun 8, 2014

Pegasus Event Center in Grantsville

Melanie Chacon met with Jaime Topham and learned about the Pegasus Event Center in Grantsville. They sponsor several competitions throughout the year at their large facility. They teach classes, offer boarding, host trail rides, and have a large indoor arena. You can find out more at: www.PegasusEventCenter.com

Jun 5, 2014

Southern Girl Sweets Bakery In Grantsville

Amy Kelly met with Lorie and Sarah at Southern Girl Sweets in Grantsville and learned about their fresh baked goods. They make cupcakes, cookies, candy, and also custom cakes. They are happy to fill custom orders. They are located at: 822 East Main Suite G in Grantsville.
Their website is: www.southern-girl-sweets.com

Mar 24, 2014

Tooele County 2013 Employee Award

Amy Kelly met with Calvin Cobb and learned about the duties he performs as a Tooele County Facilities Management employee. He was nominated by his supervisors to receive this award which was given by TooeleTV.com. He received a gift basket and also shared cake with his co-workers.

THS Theatre Presents High School Musical

Amy Kelly met with Scott Henrie, director of the Tooele High School production of High School Musical and learned more about the play and also about his background. Also, the lead actors discuss their experience with the production. A unique aspect of this show was that some teachers and staff at THS were also part of the cast.

Feb 10, 2014

Vista Linda Mexican Restaurant in Tooele

Melanie Chacon met with Hector Leon and Norma Gonzalez at the new Vista Linda restaurant in Tooele. They serve traditional Mexican food freshly made with the finest ingredients. They are located at 21 East Vine in downtown Tooele.
You can find out more at: www.facebook.com/VistaLindaRestaurants

Grantsville Author Holli Anderson

Melanie Chacon met with Grantsville author Holli Anderson and learned about her first book called "Five: Out of the Dark". It is a young adult urban fantasy about five teenagers that have special powers. Holli will soon be releasing book two in this exciting series.
You can find out more at: www.Holli-Anderson.com

Feb 2, 2014

Picture This Creations Helps You Display Your Photos

Amy Kelly met with Vicki Powell and Brittney Vaughn of Picture This Creations in Tooele and learned how they help you display your photos in a creative way. They have many different sizes and formats available that add interest to your photos.
Find out more: www.facebook.com/PictureThisCreation

Jan 28, 2014

Grantsville Woman Has 4000 Salt and Pepper Shakers

Chante Wouden met with Helen Crosby in Grantsville and learned about her amazing collection of almost 4000 salt and pepper shakers. For years, Helen has collected shakers and has several curio cabinets filled with them. Many are like small works of art. About 2000 of them are gifts that she has received. Also, Helen talks about her childhood in Georgia where her family worked hard on a farm.

Jan 21, 2014

Aprons By Amy

Chante Wouden met with Amy of Aprons By Amy and learned the special reason why this business was started and also about the great variety of aprons that are available. Also, Amy makes embroidered shirts and aprons with a design that her son drew before he passed away. The proceeds from these are used to help fund autism service dogs to help others.

Jan 16, 2014

Tooele Woman Keeps Dutch Traditions Alive

Amy Kelly met with Tooele resident Marlene Long at the Van Horssen Family Reunion and learned how she is keeping her Dutch heritage alive by sharing it with the newer generation. Marlene, her siblings, and their parents arrived by boat from Holland in September 1956. At the reunions they enjoy each other's company and also share Dutch language, music, food, traditions, and Christmas events.

Dec 23, 2013

Tooele Chamber of Commerce Jared Hamner

Amy Kelly met with Jared Hamner, Executive Director of the Tooele County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism, and learned about how the Chamber benefits businesses and the community. You can find out more at: www.TooeleChamber.com or call them at 435-882-0690

Dec 18, 2013

Festival of Lights 2013 at Stansbury High School

Amy Kelly met with Rod Lundwall at the annual Stansbury High School "Festival of Lights". This is a fundraising project in which items such as trees are decorated and the public can bid on them in a silent auction. The money is given to the Tooele County Food Bank utility assistance fund to help local families stay warm.

Dec 3, 2013

Southern BBQ Pig and Faust Creek Farms

Amy Kelly met with Steve Jenkins of Southern BBQ Pig and Shannon Fowles of Faust Creek Farms and learned about their great partnership. Shannon and his family raise chickens, turkey, and pigs locally using healthy, organic methods. Steve gets the meat he uses from Shannon and slowly barbecues it to tender perfection.

Nov 19, 2013

Pit Stop Car Wash and Coffee Shop

Melanie Chacon met with Danny and Tracey Marz at the Pit Stop Car Wash and Coffee Shop and had an up-close view of their quick and thorough automated car wash. Only takes 3 minutes! Also, Tracey talks about all the great drinks they have available. Each cup of coffee is made fresh just for you.

Stansbury High Drama presents a Royal Feast

Melanie Chacon met with Glen Carpenter at the Stansbury High Drama Royal Feast fundraising activity and learned about the many activities they are involved in. A rustic dinner was served and there was a lot of fun and excitement from the king, beggars, and costumed drama students.

Nov 11, 2013

Tooele Family Brings Fall Fun Indoors

Amy Kelly met with Val Medley in Tooele and learned about their fun family tradition of bringing tree leaves into their house. Each fall they gather bags and bags of tree leaves and put them in their house so they can play day or night and don't have to worry about the cold or wet weather. It is free family fun!

Nov 10, 2013

Back Stage Pet Grooming

Melanie Chacon met with Charles Prows of Back Stage Grooming & Boutique in Stansbury Park and learned about their services. They do pet grooming for dogs, cats, and other small animals and also sell pet food and supplies. They go the extra mile to make sure that their groomers are pet friendly and your dog will be well cared for during their visit.

Oct 31, 2013

Untitled Paranormal Investigators

Amy Kelly met with Tooele County's professional ghost hunters and learned about some of their documented experiences. The name of the group is UPI for Untitled Paranormal Investigators. The founder is Derek VonHatten, who had his first experience with a ghost at Bauer, right here in Tooele County.

Oct 22, 2013

Personal Safety Products For Women

Melanie Chacon talked with Diane Bevan and learned about the personal safety products that she sells. Diane is a Damsel in Defense Independent Damsel Pro and demonstrates the products at home parties. They have pepper spray, stun guns, kubotans, alarms, and many more helpful items.

Oct 16, 2013

Bonneville Brewery Restaurant and Pub

Amy Kelly met with the manager, Brandon Crosby, and Chef Joe at Bonneville Brewery in Tooele. All their entrees are made from scratch and are a cut above the ordinary that you would find at a chain restaurant. Upstairs they also have a bar that serves the beer that they brew right at the restaurant.
More info at: facebook.com/BonnevilleBrewery

Sep 24, 2013

Tooele County Homesteader's Group

Amy Kelly met with Liz Stone and learned about the Tooele County Healthy Homesteader's Group that she leads. They had an open house where the public was invited to come and learn about homesteading skills such as gardening, herbs, small animal care, beekeeping, etc. They welcome new group members. You can find out more at: TheHealthyHappyHomestead.blogspot.com

Sep 20, 2013

Friends of the Children's Justice Center

Amy Kelly met with Harry Shinton and learned about the Friends of the Children's Justice Center and how they are raising funds for the Center. They sponsor several fundraising activities throughout the year such as the Black Tie Blue Jean event that will be held in November.

Sep 13, 2013

4-H Fashion Show and Exhibit Expo 2013

Amy Kelly attended the annual 4-H Fashion Show and Exhibit Expo and saw the wide array of projects made by the talented young people in our county. Several fashion show participants talked about the clothing that they made, and Darlene Christensen talked about the 4-H activities that are available and how to join. More info at: www.Tooele4H.org

Aug 31, 2013

Stansbury Days 2013

Amy Kelly met with Dave Vielstich of the Stansbury Park Community Association and learned about the Stansbury Days activities held this year. This has been a community tradition for 40 years and gets better every year. There are fun activities such as a parade, cardboard boat races on the lake, entertainment, food, booths, and much more. You can find out more at: www.StansburyCommunity.org