Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • The number of COVID-19 cases in Utah and Tooele County continue to reach record levels as the Omicron variant continues to spread. Gov. Spencer Cox addressed Utahns on the Omicron surge on Jan. 14 by a livestreamed and televised program. Cox spoke about how fast the Omicron variant has traveled across Utah. “The virus has […]

  • The “pandemic effect” caused school performance ratings across the state to drop during the 2020-2021 school year. That’s about the only reliable conclusion from school performance data released last month by the Utah State Board of Education, according to state education officials. “Due to the impacts of COVID-19, interpret 2021 scores with extreme caution. Comparisons […]

  • Richard Craig Harrison, 33, a physical education and health teacher at Grantsville High School, was arrested on Jan. 7 on 10 counts of sexual offenses, according to a probable cause statement form the Granstville City Police. A female victim, who was 14 at the time of the abuse, came forward and told police that during […]

  • The Tooele City Planning Commission approved a subdivision during their Jan. 12 meeting. Andrew Aagard, city planner, presented a request from Rod Engar to subdivide 18.1 acres lby All Star Lanes at approximately 200 W. 1000 North in Tooele City . The property is currently zoned general commercial. Aagard told the planning commission that Engar […]

  • What a difference a few weeks can make. On Jan. 1 the Tooele Valley-Vernon Creek basin’s snowpack was at 112% of normal.  Two weeks later, with little new snow added, the basin’s percent of normal has dropped to 88% as of Jan. 17. December storms made a positive rebound for Utah’s snowpack, according to the […]

  • One in three homes have dangerous levels of Radon gas, according to the Utah Department of Environmental Quality. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas. It is known as the “silent killer,” because it is tasteless, odorless, and invisible to the naked eye. The gas is constantly being generated by the radium in rocks, soil, […]

  • Tooele County Search and Rescue celebrated their 2021 with a banquet and awards ceremony at the Tooele City Police Station on Jan. 8. James Dennison and Scott Evans were recognized as Search and Rescue members of the year. In 2011 Tooele County Search and Rescue brought 17 people back to their family through 11 call […]

  • A 19-year-old driver was taken into custody after crashing into water near Lakepoint Sunday morning. Around 8:15 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 16,  a Tooele County Sheriff’s Office Deputy attempted to stop a vehicle for speeding and reckless driving in the area of state Route 36 and Lake Point, according to Tooele County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy […]

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