Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • The gateway to Saddleback in Lake Point may some day be lined with commercial businesses. The Tooele County Planning Commission approved a favorable recommendation for a request to rezone property on the north and south sides of the Saddleback Boulevard roundabout for general commercial uses. The approval was made during the planning commission’s Feb. 18 […]

  • A second attorney has been appointed to represent the teenager who is accused of shooting to death his mother and three siblings last month in Grantsville. Third District Court Judge Dianna Gibson appointed Salt Lake attorney Rudy Bautista to be Colin Jeffrey “CJ” Haynie’s legal counsel during a scheduling conference Monday at the Gordon R. […]

  • The contractor that is building a six-mile long sewer line from Stansbury Park will have to wait to find out if it can extract gravel for the project from land it bought on Mormon Trail Road for that purpose. The Tooele County Commission tabled a request from Newman Construction to rezone 35 acres that straddles […]

  • It’s still winter but several improvement projects are underway at some Tooele City parks.    According to Darwin Cook, the city’s parks and recreation director, the irrigation system at Elton Park is being redone and a company is installing a complete sidewalk around the park’s perimeter.  According to Cook, the irrigation system costs $500,000 while […]

  • A neurosurgeon began duties last week at Mountain West Medical Center as part of the hospital’s new alliance with University of Utah Health, hospital officials say. Dr. June Chavez specializes in complex surgery to treat adult degenerative spine disorders, traumatic spine injuries, spine tumors and general neurosurgical disorders.  “My first week working here has been […]

  • Five people and a family pet have been displaced after their home caught fire in Tooele City early this morning. According to Tooele City Fire Chief Chris Shubert, Tooele County Dispatch received the call at 1:58 a.m. Tuesday stating that there was a fire outside a home on 265 S. Third Street. Two minutes after […]

  • The Tooele City Council approved a rezone request that may open the door for a storage unit business. The City Council rezoned a 5.53-acre lot, located at approximately 2100 N. Main, from a mix of general commercial and light industrial to all light industrial during its meeting Wednesday night at City Hall. Stansbury Park-based KMD […]

  • A divided parcel totaling 72 acres in the remote southeast corner of Tooele County may become the first land zoned A-10 in the county. The Tooele County Planning Commission voted to send a favorable recommendation to the County Commission for a request to rezone 72 acres from MU-40 to A-10 during its meeting on Wednesday […]

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