Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Schools in Grantsville had to shelter-in-place Tuesday afternoon due to a police manhunt for a fugitive in the area. Around 2:30 p.m., a Grantsville City police officer responded to a call of a suspicious male near a school, according to Grantsville City Police Chief Kevin Turner. When the suspect was identified as a wanted fugitive, […]

  • Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part series on  Utah’s Student Health and Risk Prevention survey on Tooele County students. Part One was about alcohol, tobacco and drug use among youth. After two years of anti-bullying efforts, Tooele County School District appears to not have gained any ground against bullies’ pernicious ways. In […]

  • Despite painting stripes on Tooele City Main Street last week, a state official said the contractor hopes to keep paving. Currently, the contractor hired by the Utah Department of Transportation has laid down at least one layer of permanent asphalt in all lanes from the railroad viaduct to 520 South, as part of the state’s […]

  • Nationally, Black Friday remained the number one retail sales day of the year, even though total sales for the day were down from 2014, according to national retail organizations. Closer to home, Black Friday was a mixed bag for local retailers. “We had one of the best Black Fridays ever,” said Frank Liddiard, owner of […]

  • Tooele City Council members may vote Wednesday on a resolution that would continue the city’s water conservation efforts, according to the meeting’s agenda. Resolution 2015-50 calls for city residents to reduce culinary water use by 10 percent in 10 years. This reduction would come by continuing current water conservation efforts, which are intended to reduce […]

  • Despite the annual uptick in traffic near the holiday season, conditions were fairly normal in Tooele County around Thanksgiving. Tooele County Sheriff Lt. Regina Nelson said the call volume — and the nature of calls — on Thanksgiving and the weekend were in line with an average day in the county. “It was a very, […]

  • A student who has triumphed over a learning disability and survived a serious automobile accident has been named Student of the Year by Tooele Applied Technology College. Brittany Baldy, of Grantsville, was named TATC Student of the Year and presented a $1,000 check at a TATC open house on Nov. 18. Baldy is a certified […]

  • A West Valley City man is facing felony sex abuse charges in Third District Court after he allegedly abused an underage girl while living in Tooele. Shawn Carlson, 40, faces two counts of first-degree felony aggravated sexual abuse of a child related to separate incidents that occurred in the past six years. According to a […]

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