Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Editor’s note: Randy Rasmussen of Tooele and his children Christian, Tatyanna and Justice are the chosen recipients of this year’s Transcript Bulletin Benefit Fund. Due to the family’s medical and financial challenges, they are in need of community help. Donations for the family will be accepted through Dec. 22. Asking a couple of preteens what […]

  • The Tooele County School Board is considering the fate of 88-year-old Vernon Elementary School and the 22 students who attend school there. Among the possibilities is a staff recommendation that the board consider closing the school and bus the students from Vernon to Dugway. The staff report on Vernon Elementary was on the board’s information […]

  • The Tooele County School Board discussed changing Dugway School and Ibapah Elementary School to a four-day week at its Tuesday meeting. The Utah State School Board normally requires schools to hold class for 180 days, averaging 5.8 hours a day, but has approved waivers for some rural schools to change to a 148-day schedule with […]

  • Tooele County School District passed its annual independent audit with flying colors. “In our opinion, your financial statements accurately reflect the financial position of the school district,” said Dave Brown, with the Orem-based accounting firm of Squire and Company, during Tuesday’s School Board meeting. “Our opinion is a clean, or unmodified opinion, which is an […]

  • Mountain West Medical Center has healthcare specialists who diagnose and care for patients. The hospital also features a chaplain who is available for patients, their families and staff. “Patients and their families need someone to witness what they are experiencing,” said Irene Huntsman, chaplain at MWMC. “It is our belief that if a patient is […]

  • The Tooele County School Board has decided to split the cost of a retail development project in Tooele City with the City and Tooele County. The School Board voted to fund $1.25 million of a $2.5 million budget by the Tooele City Redevelopment Agency for a property tax increment funded package to attract a developer […]

  • The Stansbury Park Service Agency Board of Trustees passed a $1.1 million budget for 2018 with little comment during its meeting Wednesday night. The budget was fundamentally the same as the tentative budget presented on Nov. 8, with the same exact balance. It is an increase of $44,264 over the 2017 approved budget, with the […]

  • The West Valley man charged in the 2011 murder of Evelynne Derricott will be in 3rd District Court next Tuesday for a final pretrial conference. Rogelio Diaz Jr. is charged with first-degree felony murder, first-degree felony aggravated burglary and second-degree felony theft. He pleaded not guilty to the charges during arraignment in November 2016 before […]

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