Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Over the past four years, Tooele County’s technical college saw steady growth in the amount of students seeking to further their careers. Since the opening of its main campus in 2013, Tooele Tech’s membership hours doubled, with a 77% increase in the three years since 2018. Paul Hacking, the school’s president, attributes part of the […]

  • One year after a pandemic induced unemployment hike, workforce statistics are painting a picture of a state and county economy that is poised for growth, according to state economic experts. The statewide unemployment rate for February 2021 was 3.0%. Tooele County’s unemployment rate for February 2021 was 3.7%, according to preliminary data from the Department […]

  • The longest suicide prevention walk in the nation will kick off later this month in Tooele County in memory of those lost to suicide and for those who struggle with suicidal thoughts. The Walk to Wendover was born out of a “crazy idea,” according to the father of the foundation that created the walk. In […]

  • Despite a coordinated effort from several residents, the referendum opposing Grantsville City’s Ordinance 2021-02 failed to advance.  The ordinance, which rezoned 155 acres of land for Mountain Vista Development, has faced a great deal of backlash by Grantsville’s community. Although the group amassed over 600 signatures, the total fell short of the 1,950 that were […]

  • Tooele City is expecting electric scooters to arrive next month. The scooter idea was presented during the Tooele City Council meeting on Wednesday evening by Jared Stewart, economic coordinator. Stewart told members of the council that Bird Electric Scooters, a company that provides electric scooters to more than 100 cities worldwide, contacted Tooele City about […]

  • The Tooele Ready app, created by the Tooele County Emergency Management Department, provides users access tips for emergency preparedness and offers tools for emergency aftermath. The Tooele Ready app was originally created in fall 2017, when Emergency Management staff teamed up with developers to create something never before seen in Utah that would allow residents […]

  • Tooele City has a new economic coordinator and he is ready to help businesses in the city thrive.  Jared Stewart, who lives in Salt Lake and “reverse commutes” to Tooele City each day, is the city’s economic coordinator. He has been with the city since September 2020. Although Stewart grew up in Millcreek, he said […]

  • The Tooele County Commission approved five tourism grants during their meeting on Tuesday night. The grants, all recommended by the Tourism Tax Advisory Board, totaled $57,000. The approved grants included $11,000 for KPM promotions for a concert to be held at the Deseret Peak Complex and $10,000 each for the Western Music and Sing Writer […]

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