Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • More Tooele County students rated as proficient on statewide tests in 2015, but the school district’s overall test scores remained lower than statewide scores. SAGE test scores released Monday by the Utah State Office of Education show Tooele County School District’s overall score for English language arts rose two percentage points from 36 percent in […]

  • While most populations of the greater sage-grouse are rebounding, a local population of the birds continues to decline, a state biologist said. “The sage-grouse population naturally goes up and down,” said Lorien Belton, facilitator of several sage- grouse working groups, including the local West Desert working group for Utah State University’s Community-Based Conservation Program. “We […]

  • Utah State Representative Doug Sagers, R-Tooele, has paid an outstanding 2014 state income tax bill. Sagers said he was unaware of an unpaid Utah personal income tax bill of $1,215 from 2014 until last Friday. It turns out by then his accountant had already paid the bill. A lien filed in 3rd District Court on […]

  • The median income of workers that live in Tooele County is both higher and lower than the state median income, according to national statistics. The median income for all workers that live in Tooele County — that’s everybody over the age of 16 with earnings — is $35,398. That’s 32 percent more than the state […]

  • The Tooele City Police Department has identified the man they believe is responsible for the theft of two rare iguanas from a Tooele pet store on Aug. 20. Christopher Proctor, 35, of Tooele, is the primary suspect in the case, but the motive behind the burglary of Rockstar Pets and theft of the iguanas is […]

  • A Kane County man will spend from 12 years to life in the Utah State Prison after he sexually abused children in Tooele and Kane counties. Glen Ames, 39, changed his plea to guilty for two counts of first-degree aggravated sexual abuse of a child and an amended count of second-degree sodomy on a child […]

  • The construction on Tooele City’s Main Street has provided a creative inspiration for a local artist. When Rolanda Root of Tooele City became aware of an upcoming urban art show at the Eccles Community Art Center in Ogden, she and friends from the Stansbury Art and Literature Society swapped ideas about what they could enter. […]

  • Chlorine gas will be released this week at Dugway Proving Ground in a joint venture with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to determine how the gas moves in urban environments. The test trials, part of a project dubbed Jack Rabbit II, were announced last fall to help determine better safety and evacuation protocol should […]

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