Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • One more place in Tooele County has joined the Miller Motorsports Business Park on the short list of relocation sites for the Utah State Prison. A 4,200-acre parcel located in a Grantsville City industrial park was added to the Prison Relocation Commission’s short list. The majority of the parcel is south of the Walmart Distribution […]

  • Prison Relocation Commission leadership may be moving away from an idea they floated last week that they be given final authority to make the site selection for a new Utah State Prison. The commission adopted an official report to the Legislature and the governor Friday afternoon that recommends the Legislature adopt and the governor sign […]

  • A local artist is collecting funds to have a copy of his latest work installed as a memorial to World War II veterans at Tooele City’s Veterans Memorial Park. The statue, a 13-foot-tall portrayal of World War II veteran and purple heart recipient Robert Calder, was commissioned by Gaye Johnson, Calder’s daughter, for a monument […]

  • A tractor-trailer struck a utility pole near the intersection of 200 North and Main Street in Tooele around 9 a.m. Tuesday, causing a power outage. Rocky Mountain Power reported 2,627 customers lost electricity as a result of downed power lines. Power was restored to customers at 9:35 a.m., according to the power company. The accident […]

  • Another month of little precipitation, no valley snowfall and spring-like warmth has water experts worried about shortages and record-low lake levels this summer. “This story isn’t a sweet one,” said Randy Julander, state snow survey supervisor.  “February didn’t send us any favors.” The Tooele Valley floor saw just .1 inch of precipitation through the entire […]

  • What’s in a name? The event formerly known as the Grantsville Old Folks Sociable will be the Grantsville Sociable — Honoring Our Legacy in 2015. Now in its 131st edition, the event’s steering committee made the decision to change the name as a way to increase attendance. Hal Sagers, the head of the sociable’s steering […]

  • New details on the fatal all-terrain vehicle accident that took the life of a nine-year-old Tooele girl have been released by Tooele City Police. Caessea Anderson died from injuries sustained in the Feb. 8 accident after the four-wheeler she was riding on with her mother, Necole Anderson, and 13-year-old sister, Dustee Anderson, crashed near their […]

  • Despite a short tenure as a member of the Tooele City Council, Steven Bevan had a lasting, but quiet, impact on the community he loved, his wife Jolyn Bevan said. Steven Bevan, who served on the Tooele City council from 1999-2007, passed away last week at the age of 66. As a Tooele native and […]

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