Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • The Tooele City Council adopted an 82-percent certified property tax rate increase over last year’s rate after listening to about 22 people speak during a Truth-in-Taxation hearing at City Hall Wednesday.  The city council also adopted its budget for the current fiscal year, which began on July 1. Comments at the public hearing ranged from […]

  • The cost of sewer and water services in Grantsville City will increase, after the city council approved a change of rates during its meeting Wednesday night.  The increase in the city’s water rate is the first since 1996; the sewer rate was last raised in 2014.  Residential water users currently pay $15 for the first […]

  • Home prices in Tooele County continued to climb in the second quarter of 2018, driven up largely by a shortage in supply, according to local real estate professionals. The median sales price of a home in Tooele County during the second quarter was $264,000 compared to $215,700 for the same time period in 2017. That’s […]

  • Rio Tinto Kennecott unveiled its plans for 1,444 acres the company owns between Adobe Rock, Interstate 80, Stansbury Park and Lake Point, in an open house at the Stansbury Park Community Center on Tuesday night. With display boards showing maps of development zones and pictures of possible uses, representatives of Rio Tinto spent two hours […]

  • A fire caused extensive damage to a home in Grantsville City’s Anderson Ranch subdivision Tuesday afternoon.  The Grantsville Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire on Bronco Court around 3:40 p.m., according to First Assistant Fire Chief Travis Daniels. When crews arrived on scene, the house was already on fire.  Firefighters from Grantsville, North […]

  • A new development at Stansbury Park will soon sprout 17 homes on a 14-acre man-made lake north of Village Boulevard. The Tooele County Planning Commission approved preliminary plat phases I and II of The Pier at Stansbury Park during its meeting Tuesday night at the County building. It also approved the final plat for phase […]

  • A Tooele couple is facing criminal charges after the husband struck an autistic child and his wife misled police.  Gregory Karl Garcia, 29, is charged with third-degree felony intentional or reckless abuse or neglect of a disabled child and misdemeanor assault. Jennifer Parkinson Garcia, 35, is charged with two counts of third-degree felony obstructing justice.  […]

  • A Tooele man has been charged with a pair of felonies after he allegedly met an underage girl for sex and sent her illicit pictures.  Thomas D. Ray, 39, is charged with second-degree felony sexual exploitation of a minor and third-degree felony dealing with materials harmful to a minor.  Tooele County Sheriff’s investigators interviewed a […]

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