Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • It’s a drive of more than 40 miles from the main entrance of Dugway Proving Ground to the remote testing sites on salt flats on the western side of the massive installation. The location is so remote that the pavement gives way to a dirt road, where even the vegetation gives way to the harsh […]

  • High water use and below-average rainfall for August caused Settlement Canyon Irrigation Company to close its spicket last week. Gary Bevan, president of the irrigation company, said he turned off the system on Aug. 28 when the water level in Settlement Canyon Reservoir reached the minimum elevation necessary to preserve fish. But he hoped to […]

  • Selling a commercial facility for less than what it cost to build happens more often than you would think. That’s what Gary Free, of Free and Associates, a Salt Lake City-based appraisal and consulting firm, said about Tooele County’s decision to sell the Miller Motorsports Park for $20 million — even though the Miller Group […]

  • Even when he was diagnosed with the cancer that ultimately took his life on Saturday, Ryan Tomac didn’t give up, his baseball coach said. Catham Beer, athletic director for Tooele High School, coached Ryan Tomac in baseball since he first entered high school until he graduated in 2013. Ryan Tomac also played football and basketball […]

  • Labor Day weekend is typically a time people rush to get out of town, but those staying close to home may discover Tooele County has a variety of activities to offer. There are many opportunities to do outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, mountain or road biking, four-wheeling, horseback riding, fishing, golfing, bird watching — […]

  • September is National Preparedness Month and Tooele County Emergency Management wants residents to better understand what they can do to remain safe. Bucky Whitehouse, the county’s emergency services director, said households need to create, then routinely practice, plans for a natural disaster like an earthquake or wildfire. “People will talk about the emergency plan, they’ll […]

  • The largest private homebuilder in Denver has set up shop in Tooele City. And it uses an industry-changing process that cuts costs, reduces waste, ensures quality, and speeds up construction time, company officials said. Precision Building System cranks out enough trusses and wall panels for nearly two homes every day out of its Tooele facility, […]

  • More Tooele County students rated as proficient on statewide tests in 2015, but the school district’s overall test scores remained lower than statewide scores. SAGE test scores released Monday by the Utah State Office of Education show Tooele County School District’s overall score for English language arts rose two percentage points from 36 percent in […]

Hometown ››

Sports ››

Photo Gallery ››