Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Somebody  bought the property between Denny’s and Wendy’s on Tooele City’s Main streets from the City for a potential strip mall, according to City officials. But there’s no groundbreaking date set for the mall. The property was sold by Tooele City to the Kimball Investment Company Salt Lake city-based commercial development group, according to Jared […]

  • The same day the Utah State Legislature started their 2022 session, the Senate voted, without any committee hearings, to pass Senate Joint Resolution 3 — to override the mask mandates approved by Salt Lake and Summit counties. It was Jan. 18 at 4:39:02 p.m., according to Senate records. The vote was along party lines, 25-2, […]

  • Tooele County’s Tourism Advisory Board has put out the call for applications for the County’s 2022 Tourism Grant program. The County’s approved 2022 budget includes an allocation of $362,950 from the County’s tourism tax fund to be distributed to projects and promotions recommended by the Tourism Advisory Board. Applications for tourism grants are due on […]

  • The Tooele City mayor and  council recently created an economic development department for the city. The Tooele City Council approved Mayor Debbie Winn’s recommendation for the new department during their Jan. 19 meeting. Jared Stewart, who had been serving as the city’s economic development coordinator, was sworn in as the department’s first director. “Now is […]

  • The weekend’s storm cleared out Tooele Valley’s air, but by noon on Monday Tooele’s air quality again reached the “yellow” or moderate level. At the yellow air quality level, unusually sensitive people are cautioned to consider reducing prolonged or heavy outdoor exertion. All individuals are asked to voluntarily not use solid fuel burning devices, including […]

  • The Utah Geological Survey (UGS), in collaboration with the University of Utah, Bureau of Land Management, Intrepid Potash, and the land speed racing community (as represented by the Specialty Equipment Market Association [SEMA]), is working to collect scientific data to understand the effects of climate, racing, salt laydown and potash mining on the Bonneville Salt […]

  • The Harris Village Project got a big boost from the state. The Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget awarded a $1.5 million matching grant to Tooele County for the building of the Harris Village Community Center. The GOPB matching grant will be combined with $1,125,000 from Friends of Switchpoint, $350,000 from the County’s American Rescue […]

  • During the weekend a pedestrian was hit by a semi-truck on I-80.   Investigators believe either the struck pedestrian’s vehicle broke down or it ran out of gas.  A semi-truck pulling three trailers on Jan. 21 around 10:40 p.m. was traveling westbound on I-80 near milepost 11, according to a press release from the Utah […]

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