Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • The Grantsville City Council voted on Wednesday night to relax its decoration standards in the city cemetery during the winter months.  The amendment to the Grantsville City’s existing cemetery code permits “winter wreaths and other artificial decorations” between Nov. 1 and March 15. The decorations must fit within the cemetery lot boundaries and cannot exceed […]

  • The Tooele County Commission has two new members, new assignments, and a new format for its agenda. Nominated by Commissioner Kendall Thomas and seconded by Commissioner Shawn Milne, Commissioner Tom Tripp was unanimously elected as chairman of the County Commission at its regular meeting held Tuesday night at the Tooele County Building. “This is a […]

  • New on Tuesday night’s Tooele County Commission agenda was an item labeled “Commission Update.” The commission update will be a regular item on the county commission agenda, according to Commission Chairman Tom Tripp. Tripp described the commission update as “an attempt to communicate the projects we are working on, things we are thinking about, things […]

  • The Tooele City Council has cleared the bases for the proposed sale of Dow James Baseball Field to the Tooele County School District for $1.07 million. The City Council on Wednesday night unanimously approved Resolution 2019-06 after a public hearing on the proposed sale. No citizens spoke during the hearing. While presenting the resolution to […]

  • A 2-year-old boy is dead after he was struck by a vehicle near his home in the area of 6900 Burmester Road Monday morning, according to the Tooele County Sheriff’s Office.  The child got out of his house and into the street around 10:45 a.m., where he was struck by a passing vehicle, according to […]

  • The Tooele County Planning Commission tabled a rezone request for a piece of property that sits just north of Grantsville City limits. Sam Clegg, a Tooele County-based contractor, requested that the county rezone a 6.65-acre parcel on Vegas Street from agriculture with a 20-acre minimum lot size to rural residential with a one-acre minimum lot […]

  • A Salt Lake City woman charged in connection with smuggling drugs into the Tooele County Detention Center has pleaded guilty to amended charges.  Brianna Marie Gallegos, 25, pleaded guilty to two amended counts of second-degree felony possession with intent to distribute a Class C substance. A third charge of first-degree felony possession with intent to […]

  • For years the old Tooele Carnegie Library has looked in need of repair but this summer its exterior will appear just like it did when the structure was built in 1911, a restoration expert says. The building, at 47 E. Vine St., now serves as home of the Tooele Pioneer Museum and is operated by […]

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