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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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 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:

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:

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.
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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.