Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • The Friends of Switchpoint may soon have a facility for expanded community services in Tooele County. The Tooele County Commission approved an agreement with Friends of Switchpoint to make them the property manager for the county’s supportive housing facility on Vine Street. Once approved by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Friends of […]

  • A barracks at the Historic Wendover Air Force Base was destroyed by a fire Monday evening. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. When crews arrived at 5:15 p.m. Monday evening, they immediately began fighting the fire that had broken out at a historic military structure, according to a press release from […]

  • While AAA released a report earlier this month that said their original estimate of 50 million fewer travellers during the Thanksgiving holiday was probably on the low side, the National Retail Federation sent out a report on Monday that said they expect retail sales to be up from last year for the holidays. Citing a […]

  • The Tooele City Council approved their annual moderate income housing report for 2020 during their Nov. 18 meeting in the council meeting room at Tooele City Hall. Jim Bolser, community development director,  presented the report. Bolser began by talking about how the state Legislature changed state law regarding housing for cities. “That legislation did two […]

  • A Tooele resident raised money and collected donations to provide over 130 families in Tooele County with Thanksgiving dinner. James Hunter said he has been purchasing Thanksgiving meals for two families with his own money for around 10 years. Last year, before Thanksgiving, Hunter posted on Facebook that he wanted to provide two families with […]

  • While public health agencies continue the battle with COVID-19, the normal flu season started in October. The flu season typically starts in October, peaks somewhere between December and February with flu activity sometimes lingering until the end of May, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The Utah Department of Health started tracking […]

  • Overindulging on all those tasty foods on Thanksgiving Day can lead to heartburn for a day for some people, but for those suffering from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), battling heartburn or acid reflux is a common occurrence. The disease can lead to major health complications. The week of Thanksgiving is  known as National GERD Awareness […]

  • The Tooele County Health Department has created a new countywide campaign for working-aged men to erase the stigma surrounding mental health. “Men with mental illnesses are less likely to have received mental health treatment than women in the past year,” said Amy Bate, with the Tooele County Health Department. “However, men are more likely to […]

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