Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Staying prepared

    21 hours ago
    Staying prepared

    AirMed employees are learning vital survival skills this week in Ophir Canyon. “Each year we’re required to go through either a winter survival training session or a summer survival training session,” said Bobbie Carlisle, newborn ICU nurse stationed at the University of Utah Hospital. “We need to learn what to do in case we go […]

  • Two challengers are taking on two-term Mayor Brent Marshall in hopes of becoming the next mayor of Grantsville. Voters in Grantsville will eliminate one of the three candidates for their city’s mayor in a primary election on Aug. 15. The candidates, in the order they will appear on the ballot, are Todd Stewart, Mike Colson […]

  • Demolition derbies at the Tooele County Fair have become a long-standing tradition, drawing crowds of more than 10,000 people to Deseret Peak Complex. The 2017 Tooele County Fair will continue that tradition with the metal tangling brawl known as “Punishment at the Peak,” on Aug. 5 at 7 p.m., according to Del McQuiddy, organizer of […]

  • Nick Patch’s short movie “Painted” is not of the feel-good variety. “At first glance, it’s basically a movie about a serial killer, but if you look deeper, it’s about how hard it is to change your life for the better, and how much easier it is to change for the worst,” he said. “It’s a […]

  • A local business’s donation will go a long way toward helping the Tooele County Children’s Justice Center accomplish its goal of making a difference for children and families, the facility’s director says. Brian Hall, owner of Autotech, a locally-owned auto repair shop, presented a $900 check to CJC director Rachael Cowan for the children’s justice […]

  • A Grantsville teen may never take the saying “gravity never sleeps” lightly again. Sgt. Tanya Kalma with the Tooele City Police Department, said the 16-year-old male fell through a gymnasium roof skylight at Tooele Junior High School around 11 p.m. on July 17. Kalma said he fell 29 feet to the gymnasium floor and suffered […]

  • Peter Breinholt remembers his first concert in Tooele. “We would get calls to play in different places and sometimes we really didn’t know what to expect. Would it be somebody’s backyard or a business location?” Breinholt said. “Our first time in Tooele was great. We had about 500 people there, and the good part was […]

  • Into the heavens

    3 days ago
    Into the heavens

    The value of a new mammoth telescope at Stansbury Park Observatory Complex is “priceless,” according to its builder Mike Clements. His telescope sports a 70-inch mirror and is 35 feet long, making it possibly the largest amateur telescope in the world, he said. “The value is priceless considering it may spark a lot of interest […]

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