Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • The 11th annual “Women in the Outdoors” was held last weekend at Camp Wapiti in Left Hand Fork of Settlement Canyon. According to Cleora Evans, president of the event, 17 women registered and spent two days learning about firearms, archery, self-defense, metal detecting, crafts, emergency preparedness and ways to manage depression. A fundraiser for the […]

  • Two weeks after a devastating fire consumed two buildings and killed as many as 300,000 chickens, work at Fassio Egg Farms is beginning to return to normal. The conveyer system designed to transport eggs from the coops has been repaired and the facility is processing eggs again, according to Corby Larsen, vice president of operations […]

  • A local horse tested positive last week for West Nile Virus, according to a veterinarian. Jon McCormick, DVM, of Tooele Veterinary Clinic in Tooele City, said he tested the horse on Sept. 9, and lab results came back on Wednesday that showed the horse has the virus. “The horse right now is in supportive care […]

  • The U.S. Army instructor arrested last December for having sex with a 17-year-old female student at Tooele High School was sentenced in 3rd District Court last week. Brian Joseph Dragon, 33, of Herriman, pleaded guilty to two counts of unlawful sexual activity with a minor in a plea deal on July 18. He was originally […]

  • A Tooele family planned to drive for 24 hours from Tooele City to Houston on Sept. 5 to deliver 1,721 pounds of pet food to animal shelters in need. But instead they drove for 21 hours and ended up in San Antonio without making the extra 150 miles to Houston. Still, they were able to […]

  • A West Valley City man facing drug charges made his initial appearance in 3rd District Court on Monday after he was arrested at Deseret Peak Complex earlier this month. Raymond Trujillo-Munoz, 31, is charged with first-degree felony distribute, offer, or arrange to distribute a controlled substance and misdemeanor manufacture or delivery of drug paraphernalia. A […]

  • Motorists can expect minor delays on Tooele City Main Street for the next two weeks while crews complete a microsurfacing project from 2000 North to 3 O’Clock Drive. “The microsurface is applied as a liquid and requires approximately one to two hours to solidify before the surface is ready for traffic,” said Zach Whitney, spokesman […]

  • More than 2,500 customers were without power in and around Stansbury Park after a pair of power poles caught fire Tuesday morning. The fires were caused after the previously dry power poles became soaked during the morning rain storms and electricity arced between them, according to Ryan Willden,  North Tooele Fire District public information officer. […]

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