Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Firefighters dispatched on Saturday to a fire in Soldier Canyon outside of Stockton found a body at the scene. Tooele area firefighters were dispatched to Solider Canyon on report of a fire at approximately 12:35 p.m. on Saturday, according to a press release by the Tooele County Sheriff’s Office. Upon arrival, firefighters located a deceased […]

  • The Tooele County Commission adopted a tentative 2021 budget with a $12.3 million shortfall in the general fund during their Oct. 20 meeting. The budget was presented by Tooele County Auditor Alison McCoy. As the county budget officer, McCoy collects budget requests from elected officials and department heads and compiles them to form the first […]

  • Tooele County’s first snowfall may have caused a fatal weather-related accident on SR-112. A call came in to the Tooele County dispatch center just after 8 a.m. on Sunday according to Lieutenant Lonnie Collings, with the Tooele City Police Department. When Tooele and Grantsville City police arrived on scene, east of Sheep Lane, they found […]

  • The Utah Division of Environmental Quality is now working with scientists using sewage to track coronavirus. Currently, there have been 1,385 laboratory confirmed positive individual cases of COVID-19  in Tooele County throughout the course of the pandemic with 62 hospitalizations reported and two deaths of county residents, according to the Utah Department of Health. It […]

  • Tooele County School District has a $170 million bond request on the general election ballot mailed to voters. If approved the school district will build a new high school, junior high, and elementary school. With bond payments dropping off and an increasing property tax base, the school district forecasts that the new bonds will not […]

  • Two Grantsville City annexations have ended up in court. The Erda Community Association with some Erda citizens have filed motions asking the 3rd District Court to review the Grantsville annexation request known as the Brown Annexation and the approved annexation in the area of Sheep Lane and Erda Way. In both cases the Erda Community […]

  • A 14-year-old Tooele City resident was missing for four days before she was located in Orem City. Oct. 20 around 11 p.m., Tooele City Police responded to a call of a missing 14-year-old girl, Mia Richards. A patrol officer met with Richards’ mother, who lived with her daughter in Overlake, according to Jeremy Hansen, Tooele […]

  • Jasen Olsen said that there’s nothing like bareback riding in the world. Olsen, 49, lives in Tooele. He has five kids that range in ages from 10 years old to 23 years old. Besides bareback riding, he enjoys spending time with his boys, granddaughter, and working. Olsen was raised on a farm and rode horses […]

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