Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Grantsville Reservoir overflowed for about one week and Settlement Canyon Reservoir is set to overflow soon, according to irrigation officials. “The reservoir is about four feet away from overflowing again,” said Jake McArthur, watermaster for Grantsville Irrigation Company. “When it does overflow, I can turn it out and it goes out through a ditch onto […]

  • Around 100 Tooele County residents listened as the county planning commission heard three presentations about animal farming. The planning commission met to work on the county’s personal agriculture ordinance in a work session at Deseret Peak Complex on Wednesday night. The meeting included presentations from the Utah Farm Bureau, the Utah Department of Agriculture, and […]

  • The Tooele County Detention Center could have a new population of inmates from Salt Lake County as soon as next month. Tooele County Sheriff Paul Wimmer said Salt Lake County is looking to move as many as 300 inmates out of its overcrowded jail and 50 could be on the way to Tooele County’s facility. […]

  • Editor’s note: This is the second installment of a multi-part series about a consultant’s research findings on tourism in Tooele County.   Wasatch Front residents think more positively about Tooele County than Tooele County residents and leaders thought they would. And military installations, not the disposal of hazardous waste, is the one thing Tooele County […]

  • The crumbling walls of the Donner Reed Museum will receive some much needed attention and repair. The Grantsville City Council approved an agreement with Abstract Masonry Restoration to complete $95,000 worth of repairs to the deteriorating adobe walls at the museum during its meeting Wednesday night. The city secured $158,000 in grant money and city […]

  • A Wendover man is facing criminal charges after allegedly spraying the inside of a jail cell with soda following an arrest in connection with assault. Clarence L. Baines, 50, is charged with third-degree felony damage to jails, as well as misdemeanor counts of assault and damage or interruption to a communication device. Wendover City police […]

  • Tooele Applied Technology College awarded 87 certificates of competency during its spring graduation ceremony. The graduation ceremony was held Thursday at TATC. “Many of our students overcame large obstacles to achieve this accomplishment,” said TATC president Scott Snelson. Student speaker Esmerelda Montoya Mena drove from Kearns to Tooele to attend TATC. She completed two certificates […]

  • The North Tooele Fire District has been running with 24-hour coverage for nearly two months and Chief Randy Willden said the results have been encouraging. The fire district had operated with paid firefighters on a 14-hour schedule between the hours of 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. prior to March 18. The evening shift was covered […]

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