Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Tooele Technical College has a new leader. The Board of Trustees for the Utah System of Technical Colleges announced Thursday the selection of Paul Hacking to serve as the president of Tooele Technical College. Hacking replaces Scott Snelson. Snelson announced in June 2017 that he would retire at the end of this year following a […]

  • Voter turnout in last week’s municipal election was both up and down. The voter turnout rate in 2017 exceeded the turnout rate for mayoral elections in Grantsville and Tooele in 2013. In Stansbury Park, the 2017 voter turnout exceeded the turnout for 2015, the last local election with multiple positions and candidates on the ballot. […]

  • With the temperature inversion season nearing and the smog it brings, few people are exempt from state penalties for burning solid fuels during mandatory no-burn days. The Utah Department of Air Quality increased its fine for first-time offenders from $25 to $150 this year. After that, fines can range to $299. There were no citations […]

  • In 2009 the Tooele County School District launched a media campaign called “Most Don’t,” aimed at letting people know that most local students don’t use alcohol. With the results of a recent survey of student use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, the school district could add to that campaign title — “and now even […]

  • Whether Grantsville is a rural community or suburban bedroom community was a topic of debate during a joint meeting between the city’s council and planning commission Wednesday night. Members of both bodies grappled with the changing nature of the city, which has crested 10,000 residents, according to U.S. Census projections for 2016. The city council […]

  • Kirkland Nielson initially took a hand pottery class at Tooele High School to get a graduation credit out of the way. Now a senior at THS, he fell in love with creating three dimensional art pieces with his own hands and went on to take advanced hand pottery and advanced wheel pottery. Recently, Nielson finished […]

  • The Tooele County Planning Commission gave its approval to a plat amendment that will clear the way for Excelsior Academy to purchase a five-acre lot for school expansion. Property owners in the area adjacent to Excelsior Academy at 124 E. Erda Way agreed to boundary changes in their parcels to create a five-acre parcel to […]

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