Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Enrollment in the Tooele County School District dropped by 159 students, a 1.1 percent decline over last year, according to a district report. Released last week, the 2014 enrollment count for TCSD, as of two weeks after school opened, is 13,948. For comparison, the official enrollment count on Oct. 1, 2013 was 14,107. “With the […]

  • The Tooele County School Board will ask voters to approve a $19.5 million general-obligation bond during the Nov. 4 election. However, Tooele County School District officials say the money won’t be used to build any new buildings. Instead, the bond will be used to refinance previous new construction debt with a lower interest rate that […]

  • It’s back to school for former Tooele County Superintendent Terry Linares. She will take over as principal of Tooele Junior High School effective Monday, Sept. 15. Linares will replace Larry Abraham, who today started a new assignment as assistant principal for Dugway High and Elementary schools. The appointment of Linares was announced this morning by […]

  • Brian Roth is passionate about his grass. So passionate that even before he applied to become Tooele City’s new parks and recreation director, he already had a list of irrigation systems that need an upgrade. Tooele City appointed Roth as the new director of parks and recreation last week. He replaced former director Kathy Bell […]

  • A newly-introduced program that provides free suicide prevention training to the community has already seen a great deal of success — certifying nearly than 1,000 locals in “QPR” since April. Valley Behavioral Health and Tooele City’s Communities that Care launched the program in response to growing concern about suicidality and suicidal ideation among local youth, […]

  • The Tooele City Planning Commission has approved a conditional use permit for the construction of a new church building for a local congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. The Jehovah’s Witnesses have had an active congregation with a church building in Tooele since 1961, but in recent years the population of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Tooele has outgrown […]

  • This weekend’s Saint Marguerite Fall Festival will host all the traditional fare and festivities — but it will also see the final performance of a local entertainment staple. As per annual tradition, the Fall Festival will feature live entertainment on both Friday and Saturday nights. Friday will feature a performance by Walk Gregory, a Salt […]

  • Joel and Shauna Kertamus hadn’t planned to retire within a month of each other. The two long-time Grantsville City department heads had planned to stagger their retirements by about a year and a half. But when Shauna resigned as planning and zoning administrator in May, she found herself volunteering Joel, head of the roads department, […]

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