Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced today the relocation and renaming of their temple previously announced to be built in Erda. “After considering current circumstances and opportunities, an alternate site for the temple has been selected. Previously known as the Tooele Valley Utah Temple, the new temple will be renamed the Deseret […]

  • A Utah man who video recorded his participation in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol spent a night in the Tooele County jail.  Wanted on federal charges related to the riot, federal agents tracked Sullivan down to Utah. He was arrested by federal officials outside of Tooele County and brought to Tooele County […]

  • The Utah State Legislature opened their 2021 general session at 10 a.m. today. Legislative leaders and local representatives discuss their priorities and expectations for the 2021 session. House Speaker Brad Wilson, R-Kaysville, outlined the House Republican caucus’ priorities for the 2021 session during a Zoom conference with media representatives on Friday. Wilson’s priorities included broadening […]

  • A conditional use permit for apartments on Broadway Street in Tooele City was approved during the Tooele City Planning Commission meeting on Jan. 13. Chris Sloan, a planning commission member said that he is thrilled that something will be done with the property. “We are thrilled to finally see some progress in that part of […]

  • Tooele City resident Michelle Carpenter, 27, has published a book that has landed on the Amazon best seller list. Over five years ago, Carpenter began working on her book, “Becoming Human.” “Becoming Human” is a sci-fi novel about two female aliens and a boy who come together to accept and embrace one another to save […]

  • Gov. Spencer J. Cox and Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson unveiled their 2022 budget priorities, featuring major investments in education, infrastructure, open space and a tax decrease.  The $21.7 billion budget includes $250 million to assist the state’s public health partners, households, businesses and schools affected by the coronavirus; $125 million for an upskilling initiative focused […]

  • Utah National Guard members are prepared to assist civil agencies in Salt Lake City to protect life, property and the right to peacefully assemble and protest. Gov. Spencer Cox declared a state of emergency Jan. 14, 2021, ahead of planned protests at the Utah Capitol this weekend, and requested the Utah National Guard stand ready […]

  • Care for patients at Tooele’s Mountain West Medical Center continues to improve because of its affiliation with University of Utah Health. The affiliation provides a “hospitalist group” from the U who coordinate and take care of patients Tooele  24/7. “Since the starting date of September 1, 2020, our patients rank our University/MWMC group in the […]

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