Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • They came by car and horseback to make it known that a Utah State Prison isn’t welcome in Tooele County. About 50 people showed up Thursday afternoon at a Tooele County trailhead on Sheep Lane to protest the potential move of the prison from Draper to 900 acres of vacant commercial land owned by Miller […]

  • The Grantsville City Cemetery is moving east. The Grantsville City Planning and Zoning Commission approved a conditional use permit to Grantsville City to expand its cemetery to a 3.1-acre property on the cemetery’s eastern border. Grantsville City Mayor Brent Marshall, speaking on behalf of the city, requested the permit, and said the property was purchased […]

  • The Escamilla family of Tooele will probably remember 2014 as the Year of Hospital Trips. Both of the family’s daughters have been in and out of emergency rooms and doctors offices as they were each diagnosed with a serious illness, straining morale and finances alike. But, they say, the year’s trials have only brought them […]

  • The National Defense Authorization Act passed Congress last week without an amendment proposed to add 700,000 acres of public land to the Utah Test and Training Range. Most of that proposed addition by Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch (R) is in Tooele County. “Senator Hatch believes it is in the best interest of both Utah residents […]

  • Because it is Tooele City’s main thoroughfare, state road officials pledge to minimize the impact of the planned SR-36 Renewed Project that is scheduled to begin next spring. Though the project is still in early planning phases, the Utah Department of Transportation has set aside $25.5 million to rebuild Tooele City’s Main Street, essentially from […]

  • The Stansbury High School Band placed sixth overall in the preliminary 2A division during the 2014 State High School Marching Band season. The Stallion’s season started at the Nebo Competition on Sept. 27 where they received an excellent rating and third place for Outstanding Color Guard captions. “If I could change anything, it would be […]

  • A helicopter crash that killed a Stansbury Park man on Dec. 2 was caused by the aircraft’s rotor coming off in mid-flight. According to a preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board, the Robinson R44 II helicopter maneuvering near Skypark Airport in Bountiful crashed into a two-story building. Both occupants of the helicopter were […]

  • David Hua, D.O., the OB/GYN who joined Tooele’s Wellsprings Women’s Care in November, never initially envisioned himself delivering babies at a small community hospital. At first, he couldn’t see himself delivering babies at all. Hua came to Tooele last month to fulfill his goals of moving closer to his family and finding a smaller, more […]

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