Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Unemployment remains down, local jobs are up, but the average pay in Tooele County is below the state average. That’s the state of Tooele County’s employment market, according to recent statistics released by the Utah State Department of Workforce Services. Unemployment in February 2017 in Tooele County was 3.3 percent, the same as the county’s […]

  • Keynote speaker Sheila Hamilton emphasized that mental illness does not discriminate during a speech at the Annual Spring Women’s Expo on Saturday at Tooele High School. The event was sponsored by Mountain West Medical Center. “Every one of us is at risk of a mental health concern,” she said. Hamilton said her husband, who committed […]

  • Tooele County’s Deseret Peak Complex turns 18 years old this summer. When it opened, Tooele County commissioners touted that they had built the 206-acre recreational complex without using property tax. In January, on the heels of the facility’s 18th birthday, the Tooele County Commission released an independent consultant’s study on the future of the combined […]

  • A week from Friday, the Stansbury High School gymnasium will be filled with cots and supplies for an overnight stay. Tooele County Emergency Management will host a shelter exercise and training on April 7 to prepare attendees for mass care situations following a disaster. The training is open to the public and community members can […]

  • For two days each month, Salt Lake City’s Social Security office and the Tooele Senior Center are connected electronically for two hours to help residents with Social Security issues. The new feature is extremely popular with local residents. “About 28 people have lined up on each of those days and waited to use the computer, […]

  • The number of new residential units connected to Tooele City’s wastewater treatment system increased by 88 to a total of 9,112 in 2016, according to a new annual report on the facility. That works out to about 352 new people being served, said Ray Henniger, wastewater treatment plant superintendent. There was only one new commercial/residential […]

  • A Tooele woman is facing felony charges in connection with an assault that occurred in Pine Canyon Sunday morning. Erma Jean Prince, 20, is charged with first-degree felony attempted murder and second-degree felony aggravated assault. William Dean Ericson, 45, is also charged with third-degree felony obstructing justice and misdemeanor tampering with evidence in connection with […]

  • Food started pouring out of the kitchen at 29 N. Main Street in Tooele City again on Monday morning, as a new restaurant opened its doors. Two Tooele brothers, originally from Guatemala, opened a Mexican restaurant at the location, which formerly was home to Sostanza and Anthony’s. They have aptly named the place, “The Brothers […]

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