Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • The Tooele City Police Department arrested a West Valley City man Friday morning in connection to the 2011 murder of 69-year-old Tooele resident Evelynne Derricott. Rogelio Diaz, Jr., 23, was arrested near his home without incident around 7:30 a.m., after police were able to match him to physical evidence and DNA located at the scene […]

  • A Tooele man is wanted by police after he fired a handgun at another man during an argument at the 7/11 convenience store at 975 N. Main Street early Thursday morning. The Tooele City Police Department said Vernal Wright, 38, has been identified as the shooter in the incident. Wright and a female companion were […]

  • If you don’t know better, Deseret Industries may seem like little more than a giant swap meet. That’s what Clinton Broadhead thought before he started managing the DI store in Tooele City 13 years ago. He understood how the business essentially worked: people donated used, unwanted items and DI resold them. But he didn’t understand […]

  • New impact fees will have developers and builders in unincorporated Tooele County paying more for their projects. Tuesday night the Tooele County Commission approved an impact fee schedule on new construction in unincorporated areas to recoup the cost of transportation facilities from which new growth will benefit. The schedule ranges from $292 per 1,000 square […]

  • The tentative 2016-17 budget presented by Grantsville City Mayor Brent Marshall calls for a slight increase in spending as the city prepares for major capital improvement projects in the coming years. Marshall unveiled his $4.8 million budget to the Grantsville City Council during their Wednesday night meeting. The increase would amount to $36,100 in new […]

  • For the first time in a dozen years, Vernon and Diane Pankratz don’t plan on planting pumpkins at a seven-acre field at 150 N. Coleman Street. Pankratz Pumpkin Patch had become an autumn institution in Tooele, but vandalism to a truck parked in the field caused the Pankratzes to announce they will no longer continue […]

  • Only one. That’s how many letters of interest the Tooele County School Board has received from people who want to fill a vacant position on the board. Board member Matt Lawrence submitted a letter of resignation at the April 12 board meeting. His resignation is effective June 1, 2016. Lawrence, a seminary teacher with The […]

  • After a successful 2015 festival, the Tooele County Commission approved a new contract Tuesday to bring Country Fan Fest back for another year. The country music festival will be held July 15-17 at Deseret Peak Complex. However, as a result of a lower footprint of facility use, and one less day of rental, Country Fan […]

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