Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Blue Peak High School’s gym was buzzing like a beehive on Saturday, but the sound came from drones not bees. Tooele County School District hosted its first Remotely Operated Aerial Vehicle Quadcopter Challenge in Blue Peak’s gym at the Community Learning Center on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. “Ready, 3, 2, 1,” shouted […]

  • A winter storm blew into Tooele County Monday, disrupting the morning commute and bringing some much-needed moisture.  The snowfall, which continued throughout the morning, resulted in numerous slide-offs and minor accidents throughout the county. The county dispatch center reported a total of 14 motorist assists, nine slide-offs, 13 accidents with property damage and two accidents […]

  • Local leaders and the Wasatch Front Regional Council are looking for input from Tooele County residents on a long-range transportation plan for the county.  The comment period on the draft transportation plan, which details proposed projects through 2040, began on Jan. 14 and runs through Feb. 13. The plan is available as an interactive map […]

  • When the next wave of mobile phone technology arrives, Tooele City Hall wants to make sure that its light poles don’t look like they’ve had over-sized toaster ovens strapped on top. That next wave is the new 5G mobile network and wireless system, which is scheduled for initial rollout next year and to be operational […]

  • State lawmakers who represent Tooele County said they are prepared for the Utah Legislature’s 2019 general session that will begin on Jan. 28. “The budget is always one of the most important pieces of legislation,” said Rep. Merrill Nelson, R-Grantsville. “This year our economy is booming and we’re getting more revenue than we need. I […]

  • For the second year in a row, roadway fatalities declined in Utah, according to numbers released by Utah Department of Transportation and Department of Public Safety last Thursday.  There were a total of 264 fatalities on Utah roadways in 2018, a decrease from the 273 in 2017. In 2016, there were 281 total roadway fatalities. […]

  • After a warrant for his arrest was originally filed last May, a man accused of sexually assaulting a child is in custody and scheduled to appear in court Tuesday morning.  Andrew J. Bowers, 30, is charged with first-degree felony object rape of a child and first-degree felony aggravated sexual abuse of a child. A community […]

  • A Tooele man is facing multiple felony charges after FBI agents downloaded more than 150 images and videos of child pornography he allegedly made available online.  Chad Olds, 23, is charged with eight counts of second-degree felony sexual exploitation of a minor.  An agent with the FBI Child Exploitation Task Force downloaded 38 files of […]

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