Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced this week that it has removed Utah’s least chub from a waiting list to be included on the Endangered Species List. Prior to Monday’s decision, the least chub was considered “warranted but precluded” under the Endangered Species Act. Precluded means the least chub met the criteria to be […]

  • The fate of 5,400 barrels of depleted uranium that have been sitting above ground in temporary storage at a disposal facility in Tooele County’s West Desert may soon be known. The Utah Division of Radiation Control is set to release next week its evaluation of a 2011 performance study by EnergySolutions that concluded its Clive […]

  • In accord with a recent lawsuit settlement, Tooele City has agreed to complete several community improvement projects in the Overlake area. On Aug. 20 the Tooele City Council unanimously approved a resolution to finish the incomplete improvements, even though city code requires that such work is the responsibility of the developer. The decision helps bring […]

  • The unemployment rate for Tooele County continued a slow decline in July. The Department of Workforce Services reported that the July 2014 unemployment rate for Tooele County was 4.4 percent compared to 4.5 percent in June 2014, leaving 1,347 residents out of work and looking for a job. Tooele County’s unemployment rate started out 2014 […]

  • Street light out? There’s some question regarding who is responsible for repairing Tooele City street lights — whether it’s Rocky Mountain Power, or Tooele City itself. But Mayor Patrick Dunlavy said that could soon change. Historically, the mayor said, Tooele City and RMP came to an agreement that assigned maintenance responsibilities for some portion of […]

  • A Tooele man was arrested after allegedly throwing a beer glass at another man Friday. According to a probable cause statement, Marcus Smith, 31, was arguing with another man at the Corner Pocket. The men took the argument outside of the establishment, according to the statement, and as it got heated, Smith allegedly threw a […]

  • The number of building permits issued for new single-family homes in Tooele County as of July 31 dropped by 4 percent in 2014 as compared to the same time period last year. Statistics from local building officials show Grantsville City is down 11 single-family building permits from 2013, and Stansbury Park is down 10. Tooele […]

  • A Grantsville man who may be emotionally challenged has been charged for allegedly sexually abusing his younger sister. According to a probable cause statement, Grantsville police received a report earlier this month of possible sodomy of a child. The investigating officer interviewed the 8-year-old girl, who said her older brother had asked her to engage […]

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