Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Tooele County’s local economy is creating jobs and employing more people, but local wages lag behind the state average, according to statistics from the Utah State Department of Workforce Services. The average monthly wage for a worker employed in Tooele County for the fourth quarter of 2017 was $3,335. That is 12.5 percent below the […]

  • The former Grantsville High football coach who pleaded guilty in June to unlawful sexual conduct and dealing in materials harmful to a minor will be sentenced on Aug. 20.  Curtis Ware, 49, pleaded guilty to an amended misdemeanor count of unlawful sexual conduct with a 16 or 17-year-old and two misdemeanor counts of dealing in […]

  • Beginning Sunday, discharging fireworks will be legal in Utah again, but only in limited areas throughout Tooele County.  Fireworks can be legally discharged from July 22 to July 25 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., with the hours extended to midnight on Pioneer Day. Fire restrictions will constrict the area where they can lawfully be […]

  • The final weekend in July again brings an outpouring of country music to Tooele County. About 20 country music artists are scheduled to perform July 26-29 at the fourth-annual Country Fan Fest at Deseret Peak Complex in Grantsville. Bracken Hudson, festival director, said spaces for camping are sold out at the VIP campground inside Deseret […]

  • A 23-year-old Ogden man died after he collided head-on with another vehicle while passing a semitrailer on state Route 138 Tuesday.  A Buick Century was traveling westbound near milepost 14 on SR-138 around 11:25 a.m., according to the Utah Highway Patrol. The Buick attempted to pass a semitrailer in a no passing zone on the […]

  • A Tooele man is charged with felony burglary and theft after he allegedly stole more than $20,000 worth of personal property from a home last October.  Rhett Kay Brown, 28, is charged with second-degree felony burglary, second-degree felony theft, and misdemeanor use or possession of drug paraphernalia.  Tooele City police were called to a residence […]

  • The Grantsville City Council approved more than $400,000 in road construction projects on city streets this summer during its meeting Wednesday night.  The lowest bid came from Staker Parsons Materials & Construction of Draper, at $548,031. The other two lowest bids came from Granite Construction Company, of Salt Lake, at $687,824 and Geneva Rock Products, […]

  • Developers in unincorporated Tooele County will soon be required to include connectivity into their projects, including multi-use pathways for walkers and bicycles. The Tooele County Planning Commission discussed incorporating the Tooele Valley Active Transportation Implementation Plan into the county’s general plan during its Wednesday meeting. It also discussed potential changes to the county’s Land Use […]

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