Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Monday was the first day of school for Sterling Elementary. It may be in an old building temporarily, but Monday morning teachers, students, and parents were optimistic about the new school that brings together former East and Harris Elementary student bodies. Students and parents of the new school were welcomed back to school at the […]

  • There may be only one partridge in a pear tree for the first day of Christmas. But on the first day of school Monday in Tooele County School District, there were seven school board members, 48 administrators/supervisors, 1,095 education support staff, 764 teachers — and maybe 15,011 students, according to Tooele County School District Superintendent […]

  • When an arson fire blew through a grass field into his home the night of July 19, Bill Fuwell lost everything. The fire destroyed 10 homes — including Fuwell’s — and damaged 17 others, displacing 40-50 people in a west Tooele City neighborhood. “My house was a complete loss,” he said. “The only thing that […]

  • The Tooele County Commission will hear public thoughts Wednesday night about their plan to sell Utah Motorsports Campus to the county’s redevelopment agency. “We’re merely putting it [UMC] back where it once was,” said Tooele County Commissioner Shawn Milne. “The motorsports park used to belong to the redevelopment agency.” Although the county’s RDA is a […]

  • It’s the first day of school and Tooele County School District has already received a good report card. TCSD exceeded the state goal for growth in reading competency in the 2015-16 school year, according to the Utah State Board of Education. The state goal was for 47.83 percent of third-grade students to make typical or […]

  • The state is looking to enter into a new cooperative agreement with fire agencies in counties and municipalities with an emphasis on preventative measures. Trent Bristol, area manager for the Wasatch Front office to the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands, presented a new voluntary agreement to local municipalities, including the Grantsville City […]

  • Live Fit Coalition members introduced several new initiatives last year, according to the Tooele County Health Department’s 2015 annual report. In July last year, the group opened the county’s first healthy checkout lane at Macey’s Food and Drug Store in Tooele. Apples, bananas and other non-refrigerated fruits and vegetables line the healthy checkout lane, replacing […]

  • An accident early Monday morning on Interstate 80 blocked off two lanes of the highway, which backed up traffic for several miles. The accident, which occurred at mile marker 99, was reported at 6:11 a.m. shortly after reports of a vehicle traveling westbound in I-80’s eastbound lanes, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. The accident […]

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