Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • In a poorly-lit dead-end cave, a table is covered with petri dishes and flasks that contain a broth-like substance. Rough, gray walls and a string of dim overhead lights give the place a clandestine, and perhaps sinister, appearance. Luckily, that’s the intention of the Brauch Tunnel, a training facility at Dugway Proving Ground. While the […]

  • One of Tooele County’s largest employers will indefinitely suspend its operations in Tooele County by the end of this year. Allegheny Technologies Incorporated announced Wednesday that it will idle its titanium production plant at Rowley. ATI currently employs 140 people at the Rowley plant, according to Dan Greenfield, director of corporate communications for ATI. ATI […]

  • The Utah Motorsports Campus is one step closer to belonging to the Tooele County Redevelopment Agency, and one step closer to being sold to a yet-to-be-determined new owner. The Tooele County Commission approved a resolution Wednesday night that authorizes the county to enter into an agreement to sell UMC to the county’s RDA for $20 […]

  • The Tooele man charged with the murder of his mother in July will be subjected to a competency hearing before he will be able to request a change of venue. Jesus Aragon, 44, is charged with first-degree felony murder and first-degree felony aggravated burglary. He appeared before 3rd District Court Judge Robert Adkins on Tuesday […]

  • Local students’ scores in a statewide test continued to improve in the third year of testing, but their scores still trail slightly behind the statewide average. Student Assessment of Growth and Excellence math test scores in the Tooele County School District rose from 40 percent in 2015 to 44 percent in 2016. The reported percentage […]

  • A fire sparked late Tuesday morning burned down a vacant mobile home on Burmester Road near Interstate 80. The fire was likely sparked by individuals stealing copper wire from nearby power lines, according to Ryan Willden, North Tooele Fire District public information officer. The vacant home provided an opportunity to operate on the property undetected, […]

  • When school started on Monday, St. Marguerite Catholic School was working on a new addition — in new playground equipment. The playground equipment — a tall swing set and two towers — used to belong to East Elementary. Before Tooele County School District started demolition of the old elementary school, it stood at 135 S. […]

  • Janna’s Java will host a fundraiser Friday for the girl who fell through a skylight at Tooele Junior High School on July 11. Maddie Olsen, 12, was hurt when she and another girl climbed onto the school’s roof to retrieve a ball. While walking on the roof, she fell through a skylight, falling approximately 15 […]

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