Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Thinking about suicide isn’t an uncommon thought. During any two-week period, one out of 20 people have thoughts of suicide, according to SafeTALK, a suicide alertness training. Life’s Worth Living Foundation, a nonprofit Tooele-based suicide awareness organization, brought SafeTALK training to Tooele County this week. The foundation paid the $40-per-person cost for 40 people to […]

  • The Tooele City Police Department has seen an uptick in vandalism and vehicle burglaries as the weather has improved, and the city is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of suspects. Tooele City Police Officer Tanya Turnbow said the department has seen reported vehicle burglaries rise from 35 to 46 incidents during […]

  • Country music fans will be kicking up their feet at Deseret Peak this summer. Country Fan Fest will return to Tooele County’s Deseret Peak complex July 14-17 for its second festival. “Last year was a success and we’re looking forward to coming back again,” said Brandy Millsap, Country Fan Fest vice president. This year’s festival […]

  • A new information kiosk in Settlement Canyon directs walkers, hikers and runners to three popular trails. The new kiosk is next to the road near the RV campground in the canyon. The kiosk was paid for by Tooele County’s Live Fit Coalition with funds from the county health department’s EPICC grant, said Kim Clausing, social […]

  • The U.S. Air Force blew up what was presented as a bomb in a lake south of Wendover earlier this month, but officials confirm it was something more benign. The “bomb” was actually made of concrete, as either a training munition or another part of the sculpture gardens found in Blue Lake, according to Otis […]

  • The Stansbury Park Service Agency is on track to get bigger after its board approved the annexation of two housing developments. The annexation is still pending the approval of the Lt. Governor’s office but Stansbury Park Service Agency manager Randall Jones said approving the annexation now will ease the process moving ahead. If the developer […]

  • Months after the Tooele City Redevelopment Agency approved a property sale to a local business, the purchase agreement is back on the table. Last December, the city’s RDA voted to sell a two-acre lot behind Steadman’s Recreation to Steadman’s for $371,584. The price tag was the sum of what the RDA paid for the property: […]

  • Spring is a good time to clean out clothes closets to help youth in need, according to the Tooele Education Foundation and local Parent Teacher Associations. The two groups are collaborating to sponsor a clothing drive from May 2-13, according to Christy Johnson, homeless liaison for Tooele County School District. “Springtime is a good time […]

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