Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • A boil order issued for the Stansbury Park culinary water system has been lifted after lab tests confirmed that coliform contamination detected earlier this week is no longer present. Myron Bateman, director of the Tooele County Health Department, announced the end of the order Thursday afternoon after samples taken Wednesday morning came back clear of […]

  • The Tooele County Health Department is testing samples from Stansbury Park’s public water system to determine if bacterial contamination detected earlier this week is still present. The Stansbury Park Improvement District was notified on Tuesday afternoon that five of nine samples of culinary water collected on Monday tested positive for coliform bacteria. The district advised […]

  • Tooele County is off the list of potential Utah State Prison relocation sites. Last week the state legislature’s prison relocation commission dropped the two undisclosed sites that they were considering from Tooele County. The county sites scored poorly in proximity, utilities and community acceptance, according to Sen. Jerry Stevenson, R-Layton, co-chair of the prison relocation […]

  • Tooele County Sheriff’s deputies warn that if anyone gets a call from them demanding money, it’s a scam. Over the last couple of weeks, the office has had more than a half dozen reports from county residents who say they’ve had someone call and say they’ve missed a court date or have a warrant issued […]

  • In her first week on the job, Christy Johnson headed to the domestic violence shelter in Tooele County where she found a young mother with three children. As the new homeless liaison for the Tooele County School District, she helped the mother enroll her children in a new school in a new community. Originally quiet […]

  • More than 3,000 hunters are expected to head for local hills this Saturday for the 2014 General Deer Hunt and the chance of taking a buck has improved, according to wildlife officials. In the last few years the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has taken post-season population counts on the number of bucks available for […]

  • There are three positions on the Tooele County School Board that are up for election this fall. In two seats, the candidates are unopposed. Carol Jensen, who has served on the school board since 2006, is running unopposed for a third term. Jensen, who lives in Erda, represents school board district 6, which includes east […]

  • It’s a holiday refrain familiar to many local musicians: Come join the Messiah chorus and give a gift to the community. This year, however, organizers behind the community choir that puts on Handel’s Messiah for Christmas have a special request for the production’s 30th anniversary: that anyone who has ever participated return for a special […]

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