Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • The orange cones are coming. After a well-attended open house and public presentation by Utah Department of Transportation officials on Wednesday, members of the Tooele City Council voted unanimously to approve a $1.8 million contract for the replacement of a city water main — a project that Tooele City Engineer Paul Hansen said could break […]

  • The Stansbury Park Tooele County Sheriff substation will reopen to the public as early as next Monday. Tooele County Sheriff Paul Wimmer said finishing touches are being put on the substation in the basement of the Heritage West Credit Union at 200 Millpond. Final preparation, including furniture, carpet cleaning and installing technology, are wrapping up […]

  • A House committee on Wednesday rejected a plan to extend health care coverage to 126,000 Utahns and supported a plan critics say will cost the state more money to bring health care to less people. One Tooele County Commissioner prefers the rejected plan because it would save the county more money. The House Business and […]

  • The Friends of the Clark Farm have put together a proposal to buy a 23-acre parcel, including the historic farm, outbuildings, a preschool and farmable acreage. The proposal takes property targeted for Grantsville’s cemetery expansion off the table to preserve the landmark for programs and events. The farm sits across Clark Street from the current […]

  • Mountain West Medical Center has special plans for next weekend’s 10th annual Healthy Woman expo. Mountain West was one of the hospitals chosen by its parent company to pilot the women’s expo ten years ago, said Becky Trigg, director of marketing for Mountain West Medical Center. The event has not only spread to other hospitals, […]

  • With one week left on the state legislative calendar, a bill to approve medical marijuana is on hold in the Senate. Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, introduced Senate Bill 259 on Feb., 25. The bill will permit and regulate the cultivation, processing, testing and dispensing of medical marijuana in Utah. Yesterday, Madsen circled the bill […]

  • Though so much of Tavis Knudsen’s last week has revolved around finding volunteers to oversee finances, schedules and events, his long-term goals for Erda’s new LDS stake has little to do with any of those worldly things. Rather than developing programs, Knudsen said, he hopes to focus his ministry on bringing everyone in his community […]

  • The possession of a small amount of a controlled substance may land you in a supervised treatment program instead of jail in Utah. A bill to change the way the state deals with people with substance abuse and mental health problems cleared the House this week. It was reviewed by a Senate committee this afternoon. […]

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