Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Linda Stroebel is home resting after four days in the hospital — but her situation could have been much worse after she was struck by a bullet on Pioneer Day. While watching Grantsville City’s fireworks on Friday night at a friend’s home, Stroebel said she felt something hit her hard in the neck while sitting […]

  • The human remains found in a suitcase off Interstate 80 near Saltair in April belong to a missing Las Vegas woman, according to Unified Police. UPD Lt. Lex Bell said the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department received the results of DNA testing that positively identifies the body as Susana Villalvazo-Jiminez, 46, who has been missing […]

  • A proposed flat property tax rate for Tooele County schools in 2015 means some homeowners will have a higher tax bill this year. The Tooele County School Board is proposing to keep its 2014 property tax rate of .009593 instead of letting it drop to 2015’s certified rate of .009058. This means if the school […]

  • The tax man cometh. Notices of property valuation and proposed tax rates were mailed to Tooele County taxpayers on July 22 by the county’s clerk/auditor. Some Grantsville property owners have already opened their valuation notices and noticed a marked increase in their property values. State law requires that the county assessor’s office perform a detailed, […]

  • A familiar face will return to the stage this week at Fridays on Vine. Utah folk music artist Peter Breinholt is looking forward to the interactive atmosphere of the Tooele City concert series. “I love it,” he said. “It seems like the people who go are there because they love music. I know they get […]

  • A smoking semitrailer was stopped in the westbound lane of Interstate 80 Wednesday afternoon while fire crews tended to its smoldering cargo. According to Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Chad McCoy, a UHP patrol car noticed smoke pouring from the cargo of the semitrailer, which was towing two trailers of household garbage, around 3 p.m. The […]

  • A night of family-friendly activities designed to encourage community interaction with first responders is set for next Tuesday at the Grantsville Fire Station. From 5-8 p.m., Grantsville City’s police department, fire department and search and rescue are among the groups that will be on hand for a local celebration of National Night Out. The event, […]

  • Residents of Tooele County are coming together to raise money for a group of Chinese exchange students who were robbed Wednesday while on a field trip. The students, aged 13-17 years old, were visiting This is the Place Heritage Park. When they returned to the parking lot at the end of their visit, they discovered […]

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