Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • When Teri Critchlow took a quick break Wednesday afternoon, it was a well-deserved bit of rest. She had been up since 4:30 a.m., awoken by a massive cottonwood tree that fell and destroyed the woodworking shop of her husband, Neldon. A flurry of family and neighbors ferried out a mixture of broken and intact tools, […]

  • The Grantsville City Council reviewed on Wednesday a potential financing option for its multi-million dollar project to replace water and sewer lines under Main Street. Amy Ivy from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development discussed the terms of a 2.75 percent interest loan over 40 years, which is available to communities with a population […]

  • The charter school on Erda Way is going to get bigger and bigger. Excelsior Academy in Erda has plans to bump its approved enrollment number from 675 to 750 this coming fall — and then to 1,215 in fall 2018. The school’s board of directors have applied to the State Charter School Board for “safe […]

  • Costs for new schools aren’t just about brick and mortar. After a new school is built, it has to be filled with stuff, like desks, chairs, tables, filing cabinets, flags and flag holders, lawn mowers, vacuum cleaners, library books and more. The Tooele County School District has budgeted $1.35 million each for furniture, fixtures and […]

  • Tooele City officials learned about properties within the city that could be on a list for high-density residential development at a meeting Wednesday. Jim Bolser, the city’s community development director, spent about an hour during a city council work meeting reviewing parcels of land that could be suitable for high-density housing. The council is currently […]

  • Horse expert Lisa Reid said that horses from the Cedar Mountain Herd Management Area in Tooele County are known for color and conformation. “Conformation is how the horse is put together; how they are built,” Reid said. Specifically, it is the outline of a horse as dictated primarily by its bone and muscle structure, according […]

  • More than 1.2 million people from around the nation watched April the giraffe give birth to a healthy male calf on a live stream from Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York. While there won’t be a baby giraffe, an equally adorable collection of chicks, lambs, puppies and more will be on hand for Baby […]

  • Tooele County builders are doing their part to keep up with the area’s growing housing demands. The county saw a 39 percent increase in new home construction in 2016 compared to 2015, according to data from Grantsville and Tooele Cities, and Tooele County. However, based on the average number of homes sold during the last […]

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