Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Sterling Elementary School hasn’t opened its doors yet, but kids have already used the school’s sledding hill. “With the little bit of snow we had earlier this week, there were kids already on the sledding hill,” said Steve West, Tooele County School District operations director. The new Sterling Elementary School building will open its doors […]

  • The Tooele man who pleaded guilty to murdering a South Salt Lake man was sentenced to 15-years-to-life in prison on Monday in 3rd District Court in Salt Lake. Jeffery Ray Shepherd, 36, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in October during a change of plea hearing. Shepherd was previously charged with first-degree felony aggravated murder, a […]

  • Editor’s note: Randy Rasmussen of Tooele and his children Christian, Tatyanna and Justice are the chosen recipients of this year’s Transcript Bulletin Benefit Fund. Due to the family’s medical and financial challenges, they are in need of community help. Donations for the family will be accepted through Dec. 22. Raising three kids between 11 and […]

  • The unexpected death of a Tooele running enthusiast left scores of friends searching for ways to help ease the pain his family now endures. Marc Taylor, 48, passed away the day after Thanksgiving from a massive heart attack. A community benefit run/walk is set for Saturday at 8 a.m. at the LDS Church, 134 E. […]

  • What is done can be undone. The Tooele County Commission voted 2-1 to split the County Clerk/Auditor’s office into two separate offices. The change will take place beginning with the 2018 elections with the elected clerk and the elected auditor taking office on Jan. 7, 2019, according to a resolution passed by the County Commission […]

  • The Tooele County Commission trimmed $736,000 from its tentative 2018 budget to reach a final 2018 budget that totals $59.6 million for all county funds. The County Commission and department heads reviewed the final 2018 budget before opening a public hearing on the budget during the commission’s Tuesday night meeting. The 2018 final budget’s total […]

  • Santa Claus will return to Tooele Valley this month when he visits the fourth annual “It’s a Wonderful Life Festival” on Saturday at Deseret Peak Complex from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The jolly old elf was in Tooele last Saturday for the Santa Parade sponsored by the Tooele Chamber of Commerce and Tourism. “It’s […]

  • An independent audit of Grantsville City’s finances returned no findings for the fifth consecutive year. The audit, completed by Gilbert & Sullivan, a certified public accountants firm based out of Provo, found the city’s financial statements in order for the 2016-17 fiscal year. The audit also found no problems with the city’s internal financial controls. […]

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