Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Residents assembled at last Friday night’s town hall meeting in Grantsville had little patience for anyone inclined to support moving the Utah State Prison to Tooele County. Those few residents who stood in front of the nearly-full Grantsville High School auditorium to speak in favor of cutting a deal with the state were booed off […]

  • Country Fan Fest will be the exclusive country and rock music festival at Deseret Peak Complex this summer. The Tooele County Commission approved a contract with Country Fan Fest, L.L.C. for the use of Deseret Peak for a multi-day concert on July 24-26 at their meeting last Tuesday. The contract guarantees that the county will […]

  • Being diagnosed with a serious illness can change a person’s life. Between a battery of tests and discomfort in the present and a sudden uncertainty in the future, things can get complicated and scary. Things can also get complicated and scary for those not on the hospital bed, too — something the Escamilla family of […]

  • One current and two Tooele County commissioner-elects explained their apparent lack of opposition to the Utah State Prison relocating to the county during a meeting last week. A room of around 60 residents gathered at the Tooele County Health Department last Thursday to hear officials from Westminster College present the findings of a health impact […]

  • A masked man robbed a Tooele restaurant and police are asking for the public’s help to find the suspect. Officer Tanya Turnbow with the Tooele City Police Department said about 3 p.m. Sunday, a man wearing a ski mask and sunglasses came into Arby’s at 251 S. Main, and approached the cash register. “He went […]

  • Forget Christmas. With a shiny new crossfit gym, indoor soccer arena and more, the Depot Training Center is prepared for New Year’s resolutions. The new gym’s co-owners, brothers-in-law Chad Baird and Aaron Peterson, found the space for their unique, 25,000 square-foot facility, in an old hollowed-out warehouse in the Peterson Industrial Depot west of Tooele […]

  • Though many Christian congregations celebrated Christmas over the weekend in advance of the holiday, others still plan to host traditional services on Christmas Eve and Christmas day. St. Marguerite Catholic Church will host perhaps the largest Christmas celebration in the valley, with a series of services through the Christmas holiday. The Christmas Eve children’s service, […]

  • Tooele County Schools made a slight improvement in their combined grade point average on their second annual state school performance report card. The Utah State Office of Education released two different measures of school performance late Monday afternoon. One measure is a letter grade issued to comply with legislation passed in 2013. The second is […]

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