Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • It might not have been the “shot heard ‘round the world,” but shock waves from an explosion in Erda Wednesday night were felt as far away as Tooele City. Social media accounts in Tooele County lit up with questions and explanations about a bomb exploding, sonic booms from Air Force jets, a plane crash, earthquakes […]

  • The command of Dugway Proving Ground changed hands in a traditional ceremony on Tuesday morning.  Major General James Gallivan, who commands U.S Army Test and Evaluation Command oversaw the transition of  proving ground’s command from Col. Scott Gould to Col. Brian Hoffman. The ceremony began at 9 a.m. with the master of the ceremony, Vince […]

  • A collision at the intersection of state Route 36 and Erda Way on Tuesday afternoon left a vehicle in flames. A motorcyclist was traveling southbound on SR-36 and ran the red light at Erda Way at 3:01 p.m. on Tuesday, according to Cameron Roden, Utah Highway Patrol public information officer. The motorcyclist T-boned a Volkswagen […]

  • On the heels of stage 2 fire restrictions announced earlier this week by the state, the Bureau of Land Management has announced  stage 2 fire restrictions for Cache, Morgan, Rich, Salt Lake, Summit, Tooele, Utah, Wasatch, and Weber counties. The restrictions are designed to prevent losses from human-caused wildfires brought on by extreme drought, high […]

  • The Utah Department of Transportation wants the public’s help planning for more bike lanes, trails, multi use paths, crosswalks and sidewalks for state roads. The public input process for UDOT’s active transportation plans, which includes these types of pathways, is now underway through Aug. 28.  This input will help UDOT develop active transportation plans to […]

  • People heading for their favorite Utah reservoir for a cooling visit over the Pioneer Day vacation may be for a surprise. Extreme drought conditions are negatively impacting reservoir levels, recreation and water quality, according to the Utah Department of Natural Resources. The department encourages vacation travelers  to check current conditions before hitting the road.   “The […]

  • The Tooele Transcript Bulletin welcomes back Mark Watson as sports editor. Born and raised in Grantsville, Watson graduated from Brigham Young University in 1983 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. He started his journalism career that year as a staff writer for the Transcript Bulletin. He left the Transcript Bulletin and wrote for a variety […]

  • Pioneer Day, July 24, is a state holiday usually celebrated with fireworks in Utah. State law allows the discharge of fireworks, where allowed, between the hours of 11 a.m. and 11 p.m. on July 22-25, with hours extended until midnight on July 24. Finding a place where fireworks are allowed may be a challenge. Outside […]

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