Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Wishing for a Christmas miracle, Tooele County officials left a Salt Lake court room disappointed Tuesday. Third District Court Judge Randall Skanchy denied pre-trial motions for summary judgment filed by Tooele County and the county’s redevelopment agency. Those motions, if approved by the judge, would have given the county the green light to continue the […]

  • Pay for classroom teachers in the Tooele County School District is at the bottom of the bottom. Pay for the average teacher in Utah was $45,848 in 2015, according to statistics from the National Education Association. That places Utah 45th out of 51 states plus the District of Columbia, according to NEA data. But total […]

  • Turned away at a September meeting, residents of South Rim are anxiously waiting for the opportunity to speak. Denied that opportunity at a Sept. 7 planning commission meeting, South Rim residents are hopeful a Dec. 14 planning commission agenda will give them time to discuss their concerns about a gravel pit on the south side […]

  • West Elementary got its third golden shoe this week. For the third consecutive year, the school received the Golden Shoe trophy from the Utah Department of Transportation. The trophy was presented to West Elementary by UDOT officials in a school assembly Wednesday morning. The golden shoe is awarded annually by UDOT’s Walk More in Four […]

  • A classic made-for-television opera will make its way onto the stage beginning this evening in Grantsville. The Pioneer Valley Chamber Ensemble will perform “Amahl and the Night Visitors” for the second consecutive year at Celebration Hall in Grantsville. The opera originally aired 65 years ago during a Christmas Eve broadcast on NBC. Composed by Gian […]

  • The Unified Fire Authority’s bomb squad was called to Grantsville City Tuesday evening after a homeowner discovered old dynamite while cleaning out a shed. The Grantsville City fire and police departments responded to a call at 5 p.m. at a home on Park Street between Vine and Durfee streets after three sticks of dynamite were […]

  • The Riverton man arrested and charged in connection with the burglary of his ex-girlfriend’s home in Tooele accepted a plea deal in 3rd District Court Tuesday. Bennie Ray Walker, Jr., 31, pleaded guilty to an amended count of third-degree felony burglary. Misdemeanor counts of theft, use or possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal mischief were […]

  • If your holiday gusto is already beginning to dim after Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping, this weekend’s lineup of community events may be just what you and the family need to get back into the Christmas spirit. From parades to plays, it all begins Friday and continues to Monday. Here is a wrap-up of […]

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