Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Bringing big acts such as Reba and Toby Keith not only brought Tooele County a load of weekend tourism, but also made country music come alive for local fans of the genre. Country fans from all over the west came together at Country Explosion at Deseret Peak Complex to celebrate their love of the genre […]

  • The arson-caused wildfire that swept down from the foothills east of Stockton last Wednesday and threatened homes and contaminated the town’s water supply has been listed as controlled, a fire official said. And by Saturday afternoon, Stockton’s 600 residents were told the town’s water system had been purged of chemicals and ash from the wildfire, […]

  • The Deseret Peak Complex blossomed into a tent and RV city -— population 5,000 — for the four days of Country Explosion. Country Explosion campers filled lots and fields and enjoyed the music and facilities. Many also made their way into Tooele to spend money. Some complained the event organizers were a little unorganized, but […]

  • A Tooele County Commissioner has publicly apologized for not holding a public hearing when the commissioners approved a new municipal services tax on July 1. “At our last commission meeting, we approved tax rates for the year,” said Tooele County Commissioner Shawn Milne during last Tuesday’s commission meeting. “I believe it was erroneous on our […]

  • Sunday’s thunderstorm has kept firefighters busy as crews battle more than a dozen fires sparked by lightning. Tooele County Fire Warden Tom Wilson said as of Monday morning, four fires had been started off of the Mormon Trail Road south of the Grantsville Reservoir, at least 10 across the Onaqui and Simpson Mountain Ranges, and […]

  • The American Red Cross has scheduled a series of opportunities for Tooele County residents to donate blood. The drive started Friday at Stansbury High School. The next one will be on Tuesday, July 22, from 2-7 p.m. at the Grantsville Church Street Chapel at 81 Church Street. The next will be hosted by the Girl […]

  • The combined Tooele stakes of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have discontinued their annual Pioneer Day children’s parade in favor of what they hope will prove to be a more popular, family-oriented celebration. The stakes plan to host a small family carnival this Thursday in the Tooele City Park between the Pratt […]

  • A head-on crash near the Tooele Army Depot closed SR-36 this morning. At about 7:40 a.m., a red passenger car going south on SR-36 drifted into the northbound lane, hitting a white pickup truck head-on, said Sgt. Todd Royce of the Utah Highway Patrol. Drivers of both vehicles were wearing seat belts, he said, and […]

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