Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Enrollment in Tooele County School District is up, even after the opening of a new charter school this fall. The school district’s unofficial Oct. 1 head count shows that enrollment grew by 1,842 students — or 13 percent — from 14,332 in 2016 to 16,174 in 2017. Superintendent Scott Rogers reviewed the Oct. 1 enrollment […]

  • Tooele City is at a crossroads in its quest to establish a major retail center on 33 acres it owns west of Main Street and south of 1000 North, according to a city business official. “We have a lot of interest from potential business tenants, but we don’t have an anchor store,” said Randy Sant, […]

  • Residents filled the clubhouse meeting room for a Stansbury Park Service Agency board meeting Wednesday night, with most asking questions and commenting on the termination of former manager Randall Flynn. Prior to accepting public comment, board member Mike Johnson read a prepared statement from the board. The statement said the board reached out to its […]

  • Editor’s note: This is the fourth and final installment of a series of articles on depression and suicide awareness and prevention in Tooele County. Not once, but twice, Mike Pearson was ready to take his own life. Only intervention by a neighbor, his wife, his family, and local law enforcement stopped him. “I had reached […]

  • Some of the residents whose homes border Rabbit Lane in Erda say closing the one-mile long road to vehicles could help eliminate problems in the area. “There are two Van Tassell homes on the road and both of us are in favor of closing it as long as we have access,” said Amy Van Tassell. […]

  • Mike Garrard can count to 10: 10 years, 10 cars, and 10 employees. Ten years ago, Garrard hung up Bargain Buggy’s sign at the corner of state Route 36 and Cimmaron Way. With 10 cars on the lot, he started selling used cars with his partner, Doug Bergener. Garrard bought Bergener’s interest in the partnership […]

  • The Wendover woman charged in the death of her 15-month-old daughter made her initial appearance in 3rd District Court on Wednesday. April Dawn Carter, 28, is charged with first-degree felony aggravated murder and second-degree felony obstructing justice. The aggravated murder charge carries a maximum sentence of life in prison without parole. The child’s father, Nicholas […]

  • A West Jordan man was arrested earlier this month after police located him in a stolen vehicle and in possession of drugs. Isaiah Ferdinando Garcia, 25, is charged with second-degree felony theft by receiving stolen property, second-degree felony receive or transfer a stolen vehicle, two counts of third-degree felony possession or use of a controlled […]

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