Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • High performance race cars challenged the Utah Motorsports Campus track during four days of racing last weekend at the Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix of Utah. Aston Martins, Audis, Bentleys, Lamborghinis, McLarens, Ferraris, Porsches and Maseratis graced the track during the event. Next stop for the Pirelli World Challenge will be Watkins Glen, New York, […]

  • Tooele City Mayor Debbie Winn said she and the City Council are still looking into ways to lessen the impact of a proposed property tax rate increase with a truth-in-taxation hearing 7 p.m. Wednesday at City Hall.  Concerned citizens are invited to attend the hearing. “It’s not a done deal yet until the council votes […]

  • The Tooele County Commission settled a dispute with the county’s largest property taxpayer last week, resulting in a 62.5 percent reduction on the landowner’s 2017 tax bill. The lower value will require taxing entities to refund a portion of ATI’s tax payment and may lead to an increase for the rest of Tooele County’s property […]

  • The property tax rate in Stockton will rise 38 percent this fiscal year after the town council approved an increase during its meeting last Thursday.  The tax rate increased from .002687 in 2017-18 to .003705 in 2018-19. The town should collect an additional $29,601 in property taxes, for a total of $88,802.  It’s the first […]

  • With an early 2019 construction start date planned for the Midvalley Highway, Tooele County commissioners are now advancing plans for an alternate route out of the county into Salt Lake Valley. The map that Saddleback developer Chris Robinson presented during his presentation on a proposed amendment to his development agreement during the County Commission’s Aug. […]

  • A major real estate development company in Salt Lake City plans to start the first phase of a 338-lot housing development in Tooele on 86.4 acres in the area of 1000 N. 400 West sometime this fall.  The project is called Lexington Greens at Overlake. “We already have sold phase 1 of 164 lots to […]

  • After a weekend of milling pavement along Village Boulevard in Stansbury Park, road construction crews are expected to pave the street this week.  The construction is between the intersections of Aberdeen and Stallion ways to state Route 36 and is expected to cost $830,083. The scope of work includes installing storm drain, repairing the curb […]

  • A pair of Tooele residents are facing criminal charges after they allegedly used a stolen credit card to purchase $900 worth of items at Walmart.  Justin Sherman, 27, and Shelly McGinnis, 43, are both charged with second-degree felony burglary, misdemeanor unlawful use of a financial transaction card, and two counts of misdemeanor theft.  Tooele City […]

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