Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • After years of false starts and incremental progress, crews began construction on the long-awaited Settlement Canyon pipeline on Monday morning. The two-mile pipeline will replace an old line that once connected springs near Sawmill Flat to Settlement Canyon Reservoir. The original pipeline was destroyed by flooding in the 1980s, resulting in the loss of an […]

  • A lab test has confirmed the presence of West Nile infections in a population of sentinel chickens in Stansbury Park, indicating the virus is spreading among local avian and, potentially, human populations. Scott Bradshaw, district manager for Tooele Valley Mosquito Abatement, said the abatement district uses chickens as indicators for whether the virus is being […]

  • An aggressive, uncommon respiratory infection that has hospitalized children across the Midwest may have also found its way to Tooele County. The virus, known to clinicians as Enterovirus D68, is not a new virus — it was first discovered in California in 1962 — but it is not considered a common virus among the U.S. […]

  • The Tooele County School District has spent $43,000 to buy a piece of property to make the Grantsville High School football field safer for emergencies. The school board authorized the purchase of a 0.82-acre parcel that is adjacent to the west side of the north end of the football field. The property sits behind another […]

  • Residents of fire-afflicted areas want to thank emergency responders who helped to save their township from a wildfire in July — and they’re hoping community members will help them do it. In mid-July, the Anaconda Fire threatened the residents of Pine Canyon and, at one point, necessitated evacuations to a local LDS chapel. A few […]

  • The new owners of Tooele County’s only new car dealership held a grand opening last week to show off their updated facilities. On Sept. 10, Performance Auto Mall Tooele held a grand opening ceremony at its 1041 N. Main, Tooele, location, which houses Performance Automotive Ford, Performance Automotive Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram, and Performance Automotive […]

  • A Tooele man was arrested last Wednesday after allegedly pulling his wife out of a car and fleeing from police. The 31-year-old man, whom the Transcript-Bulletin is not naming in an effort to protect the identity of the victim, was upset with his wife for leaving with a friend and tried to get her to […]

  • A Tooele motorcyclist was injured after rear-ending a slowed-down car on Tooele City’s Main Street. The 52-year-old man driving south on SR-36 Monday afternoon ran into the back of a passenger car that had slowed down because the car in front of it was attempting to make a left turn into Tooele City Hall, said […]

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