Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Tooele County commissioners on Tuesday rolled back the 12 percent pay increase they approved for themselves two weeks ago. On July 7, commissioners Myron Bateman and Wade Bitner approved a resolution that raised their annual salaries for 2015 from $69,959 to $78,491. Commissioner Shawn Milne voted against the increase. Bitner, the commission’s chairman, announced at […]

  • For the second consecutive year, Tooele County’s unrestricted fund balance grew by just over $1 million. That’s among the findings of the county’s independent audit for the year ending Dec. 31, 2014. The results of the state mandated annual audit were presented at Tuesday’s county commission meeting by Mike Ulrich of Ulrich and Associates, an […]

  • A new commander has taken the reins at Dugway Proving Ground after a change of command ceremony on the parade grounds Wednesday morning. Col. Sean G. Kirshner will take over for Col. Ronald F. Fizer, who finished his two-year stint leading the installation. Kirshner and Fizer will switch locations, with Fizer moving back to Washington, […]

  • For the second consecutive year, the sounds of racing engines over the Bonneville Salt Flats may not be heard. Two events have been canceled already, and the rest of the season may be in jeopardy due to pools of rainwater on the salt flats and a thinning salt surface. Geologists from the Bureau of Land […]

  • This year’s Pioneer Day celebrations will feature free food, music and fireworks in Tooele and Grantsville cities. Tooele City invites the public to celebrate Pioneer Day with a night of cowboy music, performed by the Buckaroo Balladeers at Fridays on Vine. Fridays on Vine concerts begin at 7 p.m. in the Tooele City Park at […]

  • Local law enforcement officers are inviting neighborhoods to join them for a crime and drug prevention event on Aug. 4. National Night Out is intended to highlight local crime prevention efforts and organize communities to work with police in keeping neighborhoods safe. Now in its 32nd edition, the event, organized by the National Association of […]

  • Tooele Transcript Bulletin guest columnist and area resident Elayne Pearson made a home safety presentation at the national conference for the Autism Society of America in Denver. The “Hand in Hand with Elayne” columnist spoke about how families with autism in the home can become better prepared for a major emergency. Pearson and her husband […]

  • Sounds coming from the stage this week at Fridays on Vine will be different than the typical country music. The Buckaroo Balladeers come from a western music landscape with roots that date back to folk songs of Ireland and Scotland, said singer and guitarist J.C. Needham. “Cowboy music started in the days of cattle drives,” […]

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