Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Instead of covertly using smart phones to text, tweet and make posts to social media, students in Katy Challis’ science class use their cell phones to do research and perform “app labs.” After a short explanation of an assignment that uses water bottle rockets to learn about pressure, Challis turns her students loose to work […]

  • The gears of a long-planned $25.5 million redesign for Tooele City’s Main Street are finally in motion. Surveyors for the Utah Department of Transportation have descended on Main Street to gather data and help UDOT finalize plans for a 4.3-mile long redesign before the agency breaks ground for construction next spring, said Adan Carrillo, a […]

  • Tooele City’s friendly red-and-black beetle residents have been a little too friendly this year, but experts say pesticides aren’t likely to solve the problem. Boxelder bugs have built up in large numbers in Tooele this past summer, though it’s not entirely apparent why, said Linden Greenhalgh, Utah State University extension agent. It’s possible that the […]

  • Deseret Peak Complex could soon be within Grantsville City’s limits. A petition to annex roughly 3,200 acres east of Grantsville’s current city limits, including Deseret Peak Complex and Miller Motorsports Park, was filed this month and will be on the agenda for final approval from the Grantsville City Council on Nov. 5. The plan to […]

  • A public radio journalist will moderate a debate this Thursday that features candidates for Tooele County Commission and Tooele County Sheriff. Dan Bammes, reporter and host of Morning Edition for Salt Lake City-based KUER FM 90.1, will moderate the “Great Debate” that will include candidates for Tooele County Commission Seat A and B, and for […]

  • An 18-year-old Grantsville man was cited and released after allegedly driving drunk into a home early Thursday morning. Lt. Steve Barrett of the Grantsville City Police Department said Ray Lewis took his mother’s car without her permission and drove while allegedly inhaling fumes from an aerosol duster. Lewis swerved off the right side of Durfee […]

  • The Grass March Cowboy Express rode into Washington, D.C., last week and delivered a satchel full of petitions to Congress. Included in the group of protesting cowboys was Tooele County Commissioner Bruce Clegg. “The ride gave our message impact,” he said. “We were met with a lot of support along the way.” Due to advance […]

  • With no incumbents in the race for Tooele County Commission, two new commissioners selected by voters in November’s general election will be seated on the three-member board of county commissioners in 2015. Competing for seat A on the county commission are Republican Wade Bitner, Democrat Jerry Edwards and independent candidate Jill Thomas. The race for […]

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