Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Some Tooele residents are nervous about a homeless resource center planned for the old Sterling Harris Elementary building on First Street in Tooele City. Some neighbors have voiced concerns and raised questions on social media about the future plans for the old school. Switchpoint Community Resource Center, the non-profit organization that operates the current Thrift […]

  • Several Grantsville residents are working to put a referendum on the city’s next ballot, opposing a recently proposed zone change near the Walmart distribution center.  The rezone, which was approved on Jan. 10, is set to impact 155 acres of property between Highway 138 and Old Lincoln Highway. In the original zoning plan, the property […]

  • Three critically injured, and one dead after Saturday night accident on SR-36 in Erda. On Saturday at 9:04 p.m., a grey Dodge Ram 2500 was traveling southbound on SR-36 in the area of mile marker 60, according to a report from Utah Highway Patrol. “The driver of the Dodge was traveling too fast for road […]

  • COVID-19 vaccinations continue at Dugway Proving Ground, with around 400 doses expected to be given by March 5. In mid-January, emergency responders at the base received the first dose of the vaccine. Now, the base is beginning to vaccinate employees, civilians, and contractors who work or live on the base. Col. Scott D. Gould, Commander […]

  • The new Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine will soon be available to Tooele County residents and reports of confirmed COVID-19 cases drop to levels not seen since August. On Saturday, the U.S Food and Drug issued emergency use authorization for the single-dose COVID-19 vaccine created by Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson and Johnson. This vaccine […]

  • A horse was hit and killed in Grantsville by the Maverick station on state Route 36 last week. On Feb. 25 around 8:25 p.m. a horse was loose and crossed the road at approximately 825 E Main Street in Grantsville by Maverick, according to Lt. Robert Sager with the Grantsville Police Department. A vehicle struck […]

  • While state and county unemployment figures for January are not expected to be released until early March, the state Department of Workforce Services released a report showing that the statewide number of claims for new and continued unemployment benefits declined in February. “New unemployment claims have dropped by nearly 22% over the past two weeks, […]

  • Small businesses in Tooele County have one more week to apply for Coronavirus relief paycheck protection program loans without having to compete with larger businesses for funding. The Small Business Administration  established a 14-day, exclusive PPP loan application period for businesses and nonprofits with fewer than 20 employees that started on Feb. 24 and runs […]

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