Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Grantsville High School junior Porter Whitworth won the Class 3A boys’ state cross-country individual championship on Wednesday in Salt Lake City, beating his closest competitor by 8.5 seconds. The title was Whitworth’s first after he finished third as a sophomore, and helped Grantsville finish third in the team standings. Whitworth won every race he entered […]

  • Plans for Tooele County’s first community to be developed under a newly adopted planned community ordinance are on their way to further review with a positive recommendation from the Tooele County Planning Commission.  The planning commission voted to recommend that the Tooele County Commission approve 1,444 acres between Stansbury Park and Lake Point to be […]

  • The Tooele County Commission considered four rezone applications for three different developments in Erda during its Tuesday night meeting at the County Building. The county commission approved three of the applications, overriding the planning commission’s recommendation on one application. They sent the fourth rezone application back to the planning commission for further consideration. Tooele County […]

  • The Grantsville City Council unanimously approved a contract to complete the replacement of the city’s failing North Well during its meeting Wednesday night.  The council selected the low bid, submitted by Hydro Resources, of Fort Lupton, Colorado. Hydro Resources submitted a total bid of $549,462, including $12,569 for a zone test of water quality. The […]

  • A split Grantsville City Council approved a concept plan and planned unit development for a housing project that would create 74 multi-housing development units and five single-family lots at 619 West Clark Street.  The city council and developer Reid Dickson’s attorney, Bruce Baird, tangled over issues with the proposed development, dubbed Sun Sage Meadows, which […]

  •   The Tooele man who was the suspect in a domestic violence situation and was shot at by a Tooele City Police officer has been charged in 3rd District Court.  Christopher Michael Ono, 27, is charged with second-degree felony aggravated assault resulting in serious bodily injury.  Tooele City police responded to Mountain West Medical Center […]

  • Members of the Salt Lake Astronomical Society will present their final star-gazing party of 2018 on Saturday evening from sunset to 9 p.m. at the Stansbury Park Observatory Complex. “Saturn will be the star of the show. People always love to look at Saturn,” said SLAS member Patrick Wiggins, who also serves as a NASA […]

  • A Provo man will return to court next week on a felony theft charge after he was found walking on state Route 36 following a crash in a stolen car.  Shawn B. Jones, 28, is charged with second-degree felony theft by receiving stolen property and misdemeanor driving with any measurable controlled substance in the body. […]

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