Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • A Grantsville man has been arrested after the rounds he fired from his backyard on July 24 allegedly struck a woman watching the city’s fireworks show. Sam Aust Wingfield, Jr., 71, was arrested on charges of first-degree felony discharge of a firearm, as well as carrying a dangerous weapon under the influence of alcohol and […]

  • Tooele County’s unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent in June 2015, according a report from the Utah Department of Workforce Services. That’s the lowest unemployment rate Tooele County has seen in over seven years when the rate was 3.6 percent in November 2008, according to the DWS. With an estimated labor force of 28,336 in […]

  • A wooden fence post stands alone with coiled barbed wire alongside it in a photograph taken by Neil Johnson near Davenport and North Willow Canyon roads below the Stansbury Mountains. What’s missing from the photo is 40 metal t-posts the Grantsville Conservation District installed three years ago, along a 600-foot section of fencing. The district […]

  • Low supply and high demand drove the median sales price of a home in Tooele County up during the second quarter of 2015, according to local real estate agents. The median sales price of a home in Tooele County jumped from $165,000 in the second quarter of 2014 to  $193,000 in the second quarter of […]

  • The Benson Gristmill Pageant will open Thursday at the historic gristmill for the first time since 2006. The pageant was written by a group of county residents 20 years ago. It tells the story of the settlement of Tooele through dialogue, music and dance, director Christie Steadman said. Steadman teamed up with Bill Borgogno and […]

  • After visiting dozens of police stations this year, Wesslee Berger knows his way around a police car. Wesslee, 7, of Payson, Utah, is working toward visiting every law enforcement agency in Utah to thank officers, and his tour took him to the Stockton Police Department and Tooele County on Sunday. So when he got to […]

  • Dugway High School students will open a new school in 2016, but they will start the 2015-2016 school year with a new principal. Scott Rogers, Tooele County School District superintendent, announced Friday the appointment of Jeff Wyatt as principal of Dugway Senior and Junior High and Dugway Elementary Schools. Wyatt’s appointment was effective Monday. He […]

  • The Chinese exchange students robbed in Salt Lake City last week got their money back Monday, thanks to Tooele County citizens who opened their hearts and wallets. Last week, while on a field trip at This is the Place Heritage Park, more than $2,000 cash was stolen from one of the two buses chartered by […]

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