Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • The 1.7 million acres of land occupied by the Utah Test and Training Range in Utah’s West Desert isn’t enough ground for testing today’s modern military weapons. So Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch wants to add nearly 700,000 acres to the Utah Test and Training Range, most of it in Tooele County. And ranchers who use […]

  • Mission accomplished. Tooele County Treasurer Jeremy Walker offered some news during the county commission’s Tuesday night meeting: The county’s financial recovery goals are complete. “The recovery has ended,” he said. “We need to continue to watch and be prudent, but the recovery is complete.” Walker’s news came during a scheduled progress report on the county’s […]

  • Grantsville Mayor Brent Marshall didn’t get the answer he wanted to hear after two hours of listening to a state legislative commission that met at the state capitol on Wednesday morning. He wanted to know if Grantsville was on the list of final spots for a potential new state prison. Near the close of the […]

  • A man whose wrong-way driving killed a family on Independence Day will spend up to 30 years in prison for the crime. In 3rd District Court on Tuesday, Paul Michael Mumford, 36, of Murray, was sentenced to two to 30 years in the Utah State Prison for the July 4 crash on Interstate 80 that […]

  • Residents looking to dress up and get a good scare — or at least some candy — will find no shortage of entertainment in Tooele County through the coming week. In addition to school carnivals, concerts, light shows, pumpkin patches and other events and traditions, four of Tooele Valley’s towns and communities will host large-scale, […]

  • Local voters will select new leadership for the Tooele County Sheriff’s Office on Nov. 4. Tooele County Sheriff Frank Park, the lone Democrat among Tooele County elected officials, is retiring after 12 years as the county’s top cop. Before he was elected sheriff in 2002, Park served 12 years as the county’s chief deputy. While […]

  • An Oklahoma man suspected of shooting and killing his girlfriend earlier this month was arrested in West Wendover on Tuesday. Federal investigators had tracked 37-year-old Erik Williams to the West Wendover area and gave that information to officers from the West Wendover Police Department, according to a press release. Local officers were then able to […]

  • A proposed Tooele City annexation is on its way to the city council for final approval after receiving a positive recommendation from the Tooele City Planning Commission on Wednesday night. The city planning commission granted the Green Meadows annexation proposal a unanimously positive recommendation based exclusively on the area’s intended land use — a residential […]

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