Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • With the 2023 general session of the state Legislature behind him, Gov. Spencer Cox headed out of town to start his “Connecting Utah Tour.” With a goal to visit all 29 of Utah’s counties, his first stop was Tooele High School. Cox addressed Tooele HIgh School students, faculty and staff along with community leaders in […]

  • Police dogs and officers visited Tooele High School last week during a surprise sniff for drugs and firearms and found evidence of drugs, explosives and/or firearms on school property. The search took place on Wednesday, March 15 from 9:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. School resource officers from the Tooele City Police Department and Tooele School […]

  • Four years after eliminating all neighborhood boundaries for West Elementary School, the Tooele County School Board is considering restoring boundaries for the school. The Tooele County School Board held the first of two required public hearings on boundary changes for West Elementary School during their meeting on Tuesday evening, March 14, at the boardroom at […]

  • A vehicle fire shut down the outside lane of Interstate-80 during rush hour on March 17 around 5:30 p.m. nearly halting traffic. A 2015 Land Rover Range Rover was traveling westbound on exit 99 heading into Lakepoint when an unknown mechanical issue caused their vehicle to start on fire, according to Cameron Roden, Utah Highway […]

  • The annual Spring Women’s Health Expo has returned after a several-year pandemic break. Famous speaker and actress, Jan Broberg, will talk to women about her experience with abuse during the event. The Expo will take place at Tooele High School beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 25. It is put on by Mountain West […]

  • Officers throughout the county cracked down on DUI drivers on the evening of St. Patrick’s Day. Tooele County officers from the Sheriff’s Department, Tooele City, Grantsville City, and the Utah Highway Patrol worked well into the night on March 17 to catch drunk or drugged drivers. Their enforcement effort, which they called a “DUI blitz,” […]

  • Want to take part in a good cause? The longest suicide prevention walk in the nation, the “Walk to Wendover” put on by the Life’s Worth Living Foundation, is coming up soon. Tickets now on sale. The walk will take place April 28-30. Tickets for the walk are available on Eventbrite for $59.95 each. The […]

  • A Tooele man shot his 2-year-old grandson on Sunday, March 19. Kurt Mora, 58, was arrested and booked into the Tooele County Jail on six charges including felony discharge of a firearm, a third-degree felony; purchase, transmission, possession, or use of a firearm, also a third-degree felony; carrying a dangerous weapon intoxicated, a class B […]

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