Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • While Utah’s unemployment rate rose by one tenth of a percent in August, Tooele County’s unemployment rate remained flat, according to the Department of Workforce Services. The county’s unemployment rate in August was 4.1 percent, according to preliminary monthly employment figures for Utah’s counties released by the DWS last week. Tooele County’s unemployment rate for […]

  • Tooele County School District will get help from the federal government to keep the area’s air a little cleaner. The Utah Department of Environmental Quality announced Wednesday that it received a $500,000 grant through the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Clean Diesel Campaign. The grant is designated to help clean the state’s air by putting more […]

  • The Tooele City Fire Department will spread awareness and open its doors to the community next week as part of Fire Prevention Week. This year’s Fire Prevention Week slogan is “Hear the beep where you sleep,” which recommends putting a smoke alarm in each bedroom in a household, outside each sleeping area and on every […]

  • Paid camping in Tooele County’s canyons is working so well, the county is spreading the program to Grantsville Reservoir. Starting next spring, and maybe as early as this fall, campers headed to Grantsville Reservoir will be met by a sign telling them it now costs $10 a night to camp. Camping will be restricted to […]

  • The Stansbury Park Observatory Complex will play host to a pair of public star parties this weekend. SPOC will open from dusk to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. The complex includes three telescopes. Star party attendees typically get a closer look at the moon, planets, galaxies, nebulae and star clusters, said Patrick Wiggins, a […]

  • A man walking toward Salt Lake was struck by a van on SR-36 in Lake Point during the evening commute Wednesday. According to Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Bob Gutierrez, the man had walked onto the Exit 99 ramp for westbound Interstate 80 around 6:05 p.m., after crossing a lane of traffic. He then darted out […]

  • Tooele City Hall and several businesses near the corner of Main and Vine streets were evacuated after a gas main break Wednesday morning. The break, which occurred on the northeast corner of the intersection between Main and Vine streets, was caused by road construction as part of the Utah Department of Transportation’s SR-36 Renewed project. […]

  • The Utah Division of State History is sponsoring a free public conference this Friday with optional paid tours to Iosepa and Delta. The “Deep Roots, Many Voices: Exploring Utah’s Multicultural Past” conference will offer something for patrons with an academic background in history as well as people with an interest in history, said Geoffrey Fattah, […]

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