Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Just 14 months ago, the Tooele County Commission was laying off workers and cutting benefits to adjust expenses to fit reduced revenue. Last Tuesday night, the commission gave all county employees, including elected officials, a 3.75 percent Cost of Living Adjustment. “The only reason we are able to consider offering our employees a COLA is […]

  • When the Tooele County Commissioners voted to raise their salary by 3.75 percent this week, their new annual salary became $65,396. The salary of a county commissioner in counties just above and below Tooele County in population are less than a Tooele County Commissioner — but demographic and organizational differences make a direct comparison difficult. […]

  • The thousands of people who attended the Country Explosion music festival last month at Deseret Peak Complex may have pumped over $1 million into the local economy, an event organizer says. The cumulative total attendance for the four-day music festival held July 17-20 was 54,234 for an average of 13,558 each day. Those numbers are […]

  • Even after receiving NASA’s top civilian honor, Stansbury resident Patrick Wiggins said he doesn’t expect life will change too much. Wiggins, who has spent the last 12 years as a volunteer Solar Systems Ambassador for NASA, became the first NASA ambassador to receive the Distinguished Public Service Medal in NASA history. The award is reserved […]

  • Grantsville will be putting the “farm” back into the Clark Historic Farm with a gardener’s market beginning this weekend. The Farmers’ Market will open Aug. 23 and continue every Saturday through the end of September. Produce, crafts and food will be sold at the market, which runs from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the […]

  • A Tooele man has been charged for allegedly threatening another man with a knife and then running from police. According to a probable cause statement, Michael Neely, 22, was having an argument with another man, during which he went inside of the house and asked his mother where a gun was so he could kill […]

  • A local writer’s dream came true this month as she watched two of her books — including her most recent release — climb Amazon’s bestsellers lists to make the top 50. About a week and a half after releasing her latest novel, Guardians of the Gate, Tooele resident Laura Bastian discovered her new book had […]

  • Members of the public are invited to step into the shoes of a member of the Air National Guard Saturday at Miller Motorsports Park. The Air National Guard Mobile Experience will set up shop at the Utah National Motocross event at the raceway all day Saturday. The event is designed to give participants a snapshot […]

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