Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • When he left his home to respond to a grass fire around 10:45 p.m. on July 19, Rick Harrison said he could already see signs of the blaze. “As I was backing out of my driveway, I could see the fire up in the field, moving very quickly,” the Tooele City Fire 1st Assistant Chief […]

  • Super fair with super fun and superheroes. That’s how Tooele County Fair Board Chairman Ron Baum describes the upcoming Tooele County Fair, which opens next week. Scheduled for Aug. 4-6 at Deseret Peak Complex, the fair board has incorporated ideas gathered from public meetings and social media, Baum said. “Carnival rides will be returning along […]

  • For $10 a head, Tooele County residents and visitors can hear an award-winning Nashville country music artist play at the Tooele County Fair next week. Aaron Tippin, who is celebrating his twenty-fifth year playing country music, will play the fair’s headliner concert on Aug. 5 at 7 p.m. Tippin has three top 10 singles and […]

  • Wildlife biologists and researchers took a field tour of southeast Tooele County on Wednesday to check on the Greater Sage-grouse population in the Sheeprock Mountains near Vernon. The number of Sheeprock birds has been declining, with only 23 males being counted on leks — sage-grouse breeding areas — in 2015, according to Melissa Chelak, a […]

  • A Tooele Vietnam veteran has been named Mr. VFW for the state of Utah due to his contributions in the community. Antonio “Tony” Costello, a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9413, received the statewide award during a ceremony in June. He also received a National Recognition Award for his contributions to the local […]

  • In an effort to make irrigation water last through the season, Settlement Canyon Irrigation Company will enforce stricter water restrictions starting Monday. “This hot weather is just killing us,” said Gary Bevan, president of the irrigation company. “We’ve gone on this strict restriction for the past three years. … We were hoping we wouldn’t have […]

  • Two Tooele men are facing multiple felony charges after they threatened a man in a rival gang and fired a shot into his car, striking a female passenger. Anthony John Ybarra, 33, is charged with three counts of first-degree felony attempted murder and one count of third-degree felony discharge of a firearm. William John Ybarra, […]

  • The former Zions Bank teller accused of making dozens of fraudulent withdrawals from the account of an elderly client pleaded guilty to a felony theft charge in 3rd District Court Tuesday. Stephanie Huber Bennett, 44, pleaded guilty to second-degree felony theft as part of a plea deal with the state. One second-degree felony count of […]

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