Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Organizers are still counting the numbers, but the initial response from Country Fan Fest officials indicate the music festival had a successful debut at Deseret Peak Complex last weekend. “We were very pleased with how things went,” said Brandi Millsap, vice president of Country Fan Fest. “It was a great weekend.” Thousands of people turned […]

  • A smaller, better-organized Country Fan Fest led to a quieter evening for police, according to Tooele County Sheriff Lt. Travis Scharmann. There were only three arrests during the weekend music festival, including one DUI and two minor misdemeanor charges, Scharmann said. There were no assaults or other violent crimes connected to the three-day event, he […]

  • A woman was struck by a bullet during a firework show on Friday night, according to the Grantsville City Police Department. The victim was outside watching fireworks on Christley Lane when she was injured by what she thought was a piece of firework, according to Grantsville Police Chief Kevin Turner. But when officers responded to […]

  • Inadvertent shipments of live anthrax from Dugway Proving Ground was an “inexcusable” failure, said Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work, during a press conference Thursday in Washington D.C. The Department of Defense released the results of its laboratory review that began after supposedly inactive anthrax was found to be live by a private lab in […]

  • It’s fair time in Tooele County. The Tooele County Fair will be held at Deseret Peak Complex July 30 -Aug. 1. This year’s county fair includes outdoor concerts, inside entertainment, displays, a pool party, an outdoor movie, and other activities that promise fun for families, according to Ron Baum, Tooele County Fair Board chairman. The […]

  • Old asphalt and dirt aren’t the only things workers have been digging up on Tooele City’s Main Street. During the city’s $1.8 million water main replacement project last spring, in which 9,000 feet of waterline underneath Main Street were replaced, Tooele Mayor Patrick Dunlavy said construction crews uncovered pieces of old wooden pipe buried in […]

  • A Tooele man faces felony theft and forgery charges after he allegedly wrote himself more than 50 payroll checks and deposited them into his bank account. Richard Sandoval, 31, was charged with one count of second-degree felony theft and six counts of third-degree felony forgery. According to a probable cause statement from the Tooele City […]

  • Tooele City was recognized Friday with an award in the Days of ‘47 Parade in Salt Lake City. Judges from the Days of ‘47 Parade committee presented Tooele City with the Hilda Erickson Award. Originally from Sweden, Erickson walked to Salt Lake City in 1866 at the age of 7. The Hilda Erickson Award is […]

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