Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • The only new school in Tooele County this year threw its doors open Monday and welcomed 472 kindergarten through sixth grade students to walk its halls for the first day of school. Monday was the opening day for Scholar Academy, Tooele County’s second charter school, which is located at 928 N. 100 East, Tooele. “We […]

  • Despite recommendations for leniency from defense and prosecuting attorneys alike, a Tooele mother whose toddler died after ingesting her methadone will serve prison time. Jill Goff was somber in court Tuesday morning as 3rd District Court Judge Robert Adkins, Tooele County Chief Deputy Attorney Gary Searle, and defense attorney Jacob Linares, debated over how long […]

  • A China-based cyber attack that stole an estimated 4.5 million medical records from hospitals across the nation has also impacted a series of local medical clinics and physicians, but the extent of that impact is unclear. Hospitals and medical centers associated with Community Health Systems, which operates 206 hospitals nation wide, including Mountain Medical Center, […]

  • Officials say locals should take precautions against mosquito bites in light of lab test results that confirmed the presence of West Nile activity in Stansbury Park last week. Scott Bradshaw, district manager for Tooele Valley Mosquito Abatement, said a mosquito trap located near the Benson Gristmill picked up adult mosquitoes that a state lab confirmed […]

  • A former leader of the Utah State University Tooele Regional campus and a pioneer in distance education passed away last week. Vince Lafferty, 66, who served as the executive director of the USU Tooele Regional Campus from 1984-99 and from 2008-09, passed away Aug. 12 at his home in Providence, Utah. Born and raised in […]

  • Residents of Stansbury Park’s Island found themselves surrounded by a little more water than usual last Thursday when a water main broke at the same time as a rainstorm hit. Randall Jones, manager of the Stansbury Service Agency, said the water pipe broke while construction crews were doing some scheduled maintenance on the portion of […]

  • A Grantsville man has been charged with DUI after allegedly running into a parked car while intoxicated and then fleeing the scene with his daughter last week. At about 10 p.m. Wednesday, a gray Jeep Cherokee hit a silver Ford Ranger parked to the side of Main Street across from the Dead Dog Saloon, said […]

  • One might say that the new director of Excelsior Academy in Erda danced her way into her new job. Stephanie Eccles was selected by Excelsior Academy’s board of directors to be the charter school’s director starting the 2014-2015 school year. Eccles is the fourth director at Excelsior since the school opened in 2009. She replaced […]

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