Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Gov. Gary Herbert paid homage to the nation’s greatest generation, and its future generations, during his State of the State address Wednesday night. The governor lauded the strength of the Utah economy as one reason the state could focus on issues that face the next generation. Low unemployment, the creation of 112,000 jobs and pre-recession […]

  • Stansbury Park residents had their first opportunity to have their voices heard as they review a feasibility study to determine if the community should incorporate as a city. Nearly 100 residents attended the first of two public hearings Tuesday night in Stansbury High School’s auditorium. Representatives from Tooele County and Lewis Young Robertson & Burningham, […]

  • The Tooele County Health Department spent nearly $500,000 less than anticipated last year, saving the department from having to dip into its rainy day funds as much as expected. Jeff Coombs, health department director, said because of funding cuts from Tooele County over the years, the department expected to use some of its reserve funds […]

  • Residents looking to get a flu shot, MMR booster or most other immunizations at the Tooele County Health Department now have more time to do so. The department’s nursing division is now open to walk-in immunizations from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Walk-ins were previously limited to 1-7 p.m. on Thursdays, but Wayne Lyman, the new […]

  • A two-vehicle accident on SR-36 closed down sections of the highway and slowed Wednesday morning’s commute. Just before 8 a.m., a white Fiat, which reportedly had been weaving in its lane, crossed out of the southbound lane and into oncoming traffic between Stansbury Parkway and Village Boulevard. It collided with a northbound maroon SUV and […]

  • The Tooele County Board of Health finalized its e-cigarette regulations Tuesday night after enacting a permit fee schedule for businesses that manufacture liquids to be used in e-cigarettes. The fee schedule, which passed unanimously at the board’s Tuesday night meeting, will require businesses that wish to produce liquid refills for e-cigarettes to pay $150 for […]

  • A Tooele man was arrested Tuesday night after he attempted to rob a convenience store — next to the Tooele City Police Station. According to a probable cause statement, Colby Anderson, 39, entered the 7-11 around 11:50 p.m. and asked for several cartons of cigarettes and all of the money in the cash register. When […]

  • The Tooele County School District is projected to save $1.4 million after it refinanced a bond last week that was originally issued to build a new school. The amount nearly triples the amount of savings the district had previously estimated. School district officials completed the sale of $17 million of voter-approved general obligation bonds last […]

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