Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • This month’s warm sunny weather has brought enjoyment to many, but for gardeners and farmers the dust-dry conditions are reason for concern and anxiety. There is no doubt that many Utahns — locals included — would love to plant a garden this year. Statewide statistics suggest that as much as 70 percent of Utah’s available […]

  • When the Tooele City Fire Department responded to reports of a fire at Starbucks on Main Street, the fire truck took a different route out of the station. Instead of turning onto Main Street, which has been consumed by a major construction project, the fire engine exited through the rear of the station onto Garden […]

  • Since taking office 90 days ago, Tooele County Sheriff Paul Wimmer has seen a number of significant changes and events as the county’s only elected law enforcement officer. One of the most noticeable changes has been to Wimmer’s surroundings, as he moved the sheriff’s office to the Tooele County Detention Center shortly after his term […]

  • Communication, planning and prison —  those are the three words all three Tooele County commissioners used to describe their first 90 days together in separate interviews with the Transcript Bulletin. Open communication was a key goal for all three commissioners as they started the new year. “Communication instills trust with employees and the public,” said […]

  • Though locals missed out on last week’s much-publicized solar eclipse, the moon will offer a consolation prize this weekend. This coming Saturday’s early morning lunar eclipse will kick off the summer star-gazing season — but it won’t be the only, or even the best, eclipse-viewing event to take place this year. A season-end lunar eclipse […]

  • Tooele County’s education community is putting money behind the statement that local high school seniors don’t have to leave home to attend college. The Tooele Education Foundation announced last week that it will award a total $3,000 “Go Local” scholarships for high school seniors. The foundation, in conjunction with Tooele Applied Technology College and Utah […]

  • Stericyle’s proposed dual incinerator medical waste facility at Rowley could produce more pollution than the company’s current operation in North Salt Lake, according to applications filed with the state. Stericycle has requested a state permit to operate an incineration facility capable of processing 18,000 tons of waste and emitting up to 40 total tons of […]

  • Though the actual groundbreaking for the medical waste incineration facility Stericycle hopes to construct in Tooele County is still a few years out, company officials believe they are on track to make the proposed move a reality. Jennifer Koenig, vice president of corporate communications for Stericycle, said the company anticipates closing on a 40-acre parcel […]

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