Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • A barn in Rush Valley was destroyed by a fire that was sparked Friday afternoon. The initial page for the structure fire at 1465 West state Route 199 came at 3:47 p.m., according to dispatch records. Rush Valley Fire Chief Kevin Russell said his department, as well as fire departments from Stockton, Terra and Tooele […]

  • The Tooele County Commission has refinanced the bonds used to build the Tooele County Detention Center resulting in a net cash savings of $2.2 million over the next 25 years. The County Commission originally estimated the refinance savings would be around $700,000 when it first started working with Zion’s Bank Public Finance on the jail […]

  • Throughout his 12 years as mayor of Tooele City, Patrick Dunlavy helped recognize hundreds of students during city council meetings. Students were honored for their successes, leadership skills and for helping other students. Like clockwork, the “Mayor’s Youth Recognition Awards” were part of the meeting last Wednesday night as Dunlavy handed out more student awards. […]

  • Jim’s Family Restaurant was a standing room-only affair Thursday night, as patrons filled the restaurant to enjoy a meal and support local law enforcement. The annual Tip-a-Cop fundraiser was held at Jim’s, as well as Casa Del Ray in Grantsville last Tuesday, to raise funds for the Shop With a Cop program. This year, more […]

  • Today marked the sixth-consecutive no-burn day for Tooele County, and the trend is expected to continue, according to the state’s health department. During mandatory no-burn days, solid fuel burning devices must not be used, according to the Utah Division of Air Quality. Open burning may not occur, and that includes fire pits, fire rings and […]

  • The Tooele County Planning Commission unanimously supported an Erda landowner’s request to rezone her 38.16 acres from a five-acre minimum lot size to an agriculture zone with a minimum lot size of 20 acres. The vote to recommend that the Tooele County Commission approve the rezone of Holly Howard’s property at 1567 E. Erda Way […]

  • Utah Division of Wildlife officers spent last week in Tooele County checking on the health of deer populations. “We don’t have the summary from our data yet, but it appears that the herds are in a little better shape than they were at this time last year,” said DWR biologist Kent Hersey. The wildlife division […]

  • The Wayne Hoskins Band from Ogden will be the main attraction at a benefit concert Saturday night at the Tooele High School auditorium. The country band will be joined by local performer Carver Louis along with Nashville, Tennessee musician J. Marc Bailey. The three groups will provide music from 7-10 p.m. Doors open at 6 […]

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