Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Road crews will focus on paving Tooele City Main Street now that nearly all of a new storm drain system has been installed under the roadway, state officials said. And any work that is left unfinished on Main Street this year will be completed during spring 2016, said Jessica Rice, manager of the Utah Department […]

  • Rush Valley residents and local governments have banded together to oppose water rights applications from the state School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration that they believe will threaten water supplies throughout Tooele County. The applications from SITLA would acquire water rights equivalent to 6,000 acre feet of water per year from 26 well sites located […]

  • The Tooele City Council unanimously approved the sale of a franchise tax bond worth just over $5 million after a public hearing Wednesday. The Tooele City Redevelopment Agency intends to use the funds raised through the bond to purchase a 31-acre commercial lot located at 1000 N. Main Street behind the 7-11 convenience store/Wendy’s restaurant, […]

  • The Grantsville City Council got a better look at what to expect for the city’s proposed $3.9 million police and court complex during its meeting Wednesday night. The proposed 13,751-square-foot facility would provide a new home for the city’s police department and courts, which are currently housed in City Hall. A conceptual floor plan and […]

  • Residents in Tooele County’s rural neighborhoods may soon not have to worry about new neighborhood dog kennels. Once allowed in rural residential zones, dog kennels — along with other commercial operations — will be pulled from the list of allowable activities in rural residential zones if the Tooele County Commission approves land use ordinance changes […]

  • Construction has begun on a new, state-of-the-art rehabilitation and care center near Mountain West Medical Center, a company official said. The $17 million facility belongs to Rocky Mountain Care, a private, family-owned company, and will eventually replace the company’s older building located at 140 E. 200 South in Tooele City, said Administrator Paul Ogilvie for […]

  • A Hooper woman is facing automobile homicide charges after a fatal, single-vehicle accident on Interstate 80 in August. Ann Margaret Fearn, 48, was charged with second-degree felony automobile homicide and an infraction for failure to stay in one lane in Third District Court on Monday. Investigators from the Utah Highway Patrol believe that Fearn was […]

  • The Tooele County Planning Commission tabled approval of a conditional use permit for a proposed shooting range on Burmester Road at its Wednesday meeting. After learning that the Big Shot Gun Range, one-half mile northeast of his property, received a conditional use permit for a shooting range as a recreational use in 2003, Doug Higley […]

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