Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Sometimes numbers can be misleading. At the end of December 2018 there were 15,983 nonfarm jobs in Tooele County, down 518 jobs from December 2017, a 3.1 percent decrease, according to preliminary statistics from the Department of Workforce Services. But there’s more to the story than the numbers show, according to the Department of Workforce […]

  • The Tooele City Council ratified a pair of contracts which help clear the site for the future police station on Garden Street Wednesday night.  Tooele City engineer Paul Hansen presented both contracts to the council during its work and business meetings.  The council unanimously ratified a $35,310 contract with Broken Arrow Construction, of Lake Point, […]

  • Some parents at West Elementary aren’t happy with a proposal to turn their neighborhood school into the school district’s first all dual language immersion school. The Tooele County School District Board of Education held a public hearing on Tuesday night at the school district office to hear public comment on a proposal to make West […]

  • Even as the first bit of precipitation rolled into Tooele City from the latest winter storm Wednesday afternoon, the Tooele County roads department had a grader and loader clearing drifted snow near Grimm Hill Road.  A family living on the road had become trapped by the drifted snow and called for help getting the road […]

  • The Tooele County School Board may be looking purple, but it has nothing to do with Tooele High School. Tooele Education Foundation Executive Director Clint Spindler announced the foundation has established a partnership with Purple at the school board meeting Tuesday night. Purple is the Alpine, Utah based manufacturer of mattresses, seat cushions and pillows, […]

  • The Tooele City Council approved an ordinance amending the city code pertaining to cul-de-sacs and dumpsters in street right-of-ways during its meeting Wednesday night.  The city code is strict on the length of cul-de-sacs, so the change outlines specific criteria which would allow one to be longer than the maximum 250 feet, said Jim Bolser, […]

  • The Tooele man suspected of a non-fatal shooting in Middle Canyon last May pleaded guilty to a single felony robbery charge in 3rd District Court on Monday.  Alejandro Sainz, 26, pleaded guilty to the second-degree felony robbery charge and third-degree felony possession of a firearm by a restricted person, but charges of second-degree felony aggravated […]

  • The American College of Cardiology recently confirmed that Mountain West Medical Center is a chest pain accredited hospital. “We are one of 700 hospitals in the United States that is chest pain accredited. We have to reach certain milestones and standards to continue to be accredited,” said Pam Giles, registered nurse and the hospital’s accreditation […]

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