Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • A small town education doesn’t have to be small time. That’s the philosophy that has driven Dale Higley for 30 years. Higley’s dedication to quality education at Wendover High School, where he teaches math, driver’s education, and English as a second language, has earned him the title of Tooele County School District’s 2014 “Teacher of […]

  • Shortly after Jared Hamner became the executive director of the Tooele County Chamber of Commerce, safety and economic reasons prompted him to join the crusade to get the midvalley highway built through Tooele Valley. “The midvalley highway has been talked about longer than I have been alive,” he said. “We need this and we need […]

  • Although the Great Salt Lake is currently within feet of an historic low level, the lake’s harbormaster said there is reason to believe conditions will improve next spring. The lake currently sits at an elevation of 4,193.5 feet above sea level, compared to a historic low of 4,191.6, said Dave Shearer, harbormaster for the Great […]

  • Officials from Tooele County and Stericycle have formally begun negotiations regarding exactly how much the medical waste handler will pay to operate an incinerator 20 miles northwest of Grantsville. Commissioner Shawn Milne said the negotiations were going well, but progressing slowly because of multiple corporate processes the county has to work through in dealing with […]

  • A Tooele County School District bus was involved in a minor traffic accident on Aug. 25. Lt. Adrian Day of the Tooele City Police Department, said a school bus carrying about 60 elementary school-age students was going east on Vine Street at about 1:35 p.m. when a 1986 Jeep Comanche backed out of a parking […]

  • Grantsville has an opening for a judge and locals are encouraged to apply. A position for Grantsville Justice Court judge opened when long-time judge Dar Butcher resigned on Aug. 15. Butcher had served as judge for nearly six years before his retirement. Applicants must be at least 25 years old, a citizen of the U.S., […]

  • A man who apparently had a seizure while driving on SR-36 near Lake Point Thursday morning wasn’t injured nor harmed anyone else when he veered through oncoming traffic before coming to a stop in a field. The man, who was traveling northbound on SR-36 near Saddleback Boulevard, suddenly crossed the median and drove through southbound […]

  • Two weeks after the incident, there is still no official word on the impact of a nation-wide cyber attack that also hit a series of local medical clinics and physicians. In mid-August, a China-based cyber attack resulted in the theft of names, addresses, phone numbers, birthdates, and social security numbers from the records of hospitals […]

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