Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Family and friends of former Tooele County Commissioner Bruce Clegg take one last ride with him after Clegg’s funeral services were held in Stansbury Park on Tuesday.  With his casket carried by a horse-drawn wagon, the large procession traveled from the Stansbury Park South Stake on Interlochen Lane to Bates Canyon Road, then down Rabbit […]

  • The Miller Family’s withdrawal of their property in Tooele Valley for a possible new Utah State Prison may have raised the odds of the facility landing in Grantsville. A 4,224-acre parcel of property in an industrial park on SR-138 southwest of the Walmart Distribution Center is now one out of four properties on the state […]

  • After months of talk and planning, the pair of state road projects called SR-36 Renewed are set to begin next Monday. Commuters will notice new traffic cones going up as two different contractors begin work on two related construction projects that will at first progress simultaneously, said Carlye Sommers, Utah Department of Transportation’s public involvement […]

  • Tooele County is growing — but at a slower pace than a few years ago. Four years after the 2010 census, Tooele County has grown from a population of 58,218 to 61,598. That’s 3,380 new residents, a 5.8 percent growth rate, according to the 2014 population estimates recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Tooele […]

  • About 70 percent of incidents the North Tooele Fire District responds to are medical calls. That’s one reason the agency announced Wednesday it will pursue its ambulance licensure through the state Bureau of Emergency Medical Services. The move could expand coverage and save taxpayers’ money, according to NTFD Chief Randy Willden. The only ambulance service […]

  • Despite rising prices in Grantsville and Stansbury, cemetery burial costs remain low across Tooele County. Burial sites in the county average just under $300 for those who wish to be buried in their community of residence, or about $700 for residents who prefer to be buried in a neighboring city — still well under the […]

  • A Tooele City Police Officer shot and killed a dog that bit him while responding to a domestic dispute Friday morning. The officer was responding to a home on East Broadway Street after dispatch received a call that said it sounded as if the male and female involved were “going to kill each other,” according […]

  • Changes are coming to the Utah Transit Authority’s F401 bus route between Grantsville and Tooele cities due to low ridership numbers. Ryan Taylor, the coordinated mobility manager for UTA, said a committee of shareholders in Tooele County were involved in drafting preliminary plans for the adjusted route. Instead of the existing hourly service, the committee […]

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