Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • The decision to transfer the responsibility for motor vehicle registration from Tooele County to the state Division of Motor Vehicles is slowing down. A decision on the future of the county’s DMV office was “forthcoming soon,” said Tooele County Commission Chairman Bruce Clegg at the Nov. 18 commission meeting. But last Friday, Tooele County Assessor […]

  • Stray or unwanted animals impounded at either the Grantsville or Tooele City shelters have greater odds of finding a new home than if they’re held at the Tooele County Animal Shelter. And the disparity may be related to funding, according to records from all three facilities. The Tooele County Animal Shelter, which is run via […]

  • Transcript Bulletin carriers will deliver over one pound of newsprint to subscribers on Wednesday evening. Along with Tooele County news, the Wednesday edition of the Transcript Bulletin will have 18 inserts and other advertisements for Black Friday shopping. The size of Wednesday’s paper indicates a positive outlook by local merchants for the 2015 holiday shopping […]

  • More folks are ready to go over the river and through the woods this holiday than they have since before the Great Recession, according to travel service estimates. An American Automobile Association projection released last Thursday shows that 46.3 million Americans are expected to travel 50 miles or more this Thanksgiving, a 4.2 percent increase […]

  • Sylvia Johnson dreamed of bringing America’s wild horse legacy to the big screen. Unfortunately, the horses didn’t share her vision — until Johnson, an independent filmmaker and a Colorado native who grew up riding and training horses, met the more cooperative Onaqui herd in Tooele County. Johnson’s latest film, “Roaming Wild,” is a documentary that […]

  • Residents who wish to reserve a pavilion in a Tooele City park next year will, for the first time, pay a fee to do so. At the recommendation of the city’s parks and recreation department, the Tooele City Council voted unanimously last week to pass the city’s first park pavilion reservation fee schedule. It will […]

  • Country Explosion will have to wait to find out if it will get $460,000 in local tourism funds for a concert in 2015. The Tooele County Commission approved $103,500 of tourism fund grants at their Tuesday night meeting, but their vote didn’t include money for Country Explosion. The decision on the concert promoter’s $460,000 request, […]

  • The Tooele City Council passed a resolution Wednesday night to send out letters in support of a state-wide initiative to increase taxes for road maintenance. Tooele City now joins dozens of other cities and townships in the state that have come together under the Utah League of Cities and Towns to exert pressure on the […]

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