Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • The Tooele County Health Department is seeking public comment on proposed changes that would tighten its wastewater regulations for new developments. The proposed changes to wastewater regulations come in response to a septic tank density problem in Tooele Valley, said Bryan Slade, environmental health division director for the health department. “I think it will help […]

  • An investigation by a federal watchdog agency has found an additional 21 incidents of improperly inactivated biological agents, according to a report released last week. The Government Accountability Office report comes after Dugway Proving Ground was found to have shipped 575 samples of live Bacillus anthracis to 194 laboratories over a 12-year period. Although none […]

  • During dry summer months, wildfires can be on the forefront of Tooele County residents’ minds, especially with several fires that involved thousands of acres this summer. The county’s new pre-disaster mitigation plan finds wildfires are the disaster that most frequently affect residents. Homes and businesses in Tooele Valley and foothills are also at risk of […]

  • The Tooele County Health Department will ask the county to raise the Health Services Property Tax in 2017 so it can meet its projected expenses next year, officials said. The health department’s proposed budget for 2017 includes $5,447,895 in proposed expenses. But its proposed revenue from government grants and fees is $4,124,209 — falling short […]

  • A Murray man is facing felony charges in 3rd District Court after he led police on a high-speed chase Saturday evening on Interstate 80. Patrick Taylor Hess, 25, is charged with three counts of third-degree felony failure to stop or respond at the command of police, as well as misdemeanor counts of reckless endangerment, reckless […]

  • The former Zions Bank employee who made dozens of fraudulent withdrawals from an elderly client’s accounts will spend 90 days in the Tooele County Detention Center after sentencing in 3rd District Court Tuesday. Stephanie Huber Bennett, 45, pleaded guilty to second-degree felony theft on July 26; one count of second-degree felony exploitation of a vulnerable […]

  • For the second year in a row, children of all ages who are home Thursday mornings will have a place to go to exercise. Tooele County’s Live Fit Coalition is sponsoring a “Kids on the Move” program next month, starting with a kickoff party at Bounce Town, located at 10 Garnet Street, Building 669, Suite […]

  • District 21: Rick Pollock and Doug Sagers Among the candidate choices on the general election ballot this fall are two seats in the state House of Representatives that represent Tooele County. The entire boundary of House District 21 is in Tooele County. It includes Tooele City, Pine Canyon and part of Stansbury Park. Rep. Doug […]

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