Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Home sales and prices in Tooele County continued a five-year upward trend in 2015, according to a new listings report. The median sales price of a home in the county was $189,500 in 2015. That’s up 11 percent or $17,600 from 2014’s median sales price. The total number of homes sold in Tooele County jumped […]

  • The Utah State School Board gave a thumbs down to a new charter school in Stansbury Park. The state school board voted to deny the charter application for Bonneville Academy during their Feb. 5 meeting. “The independent evaluators recommended that the charter application not be approved, citing deficiencies in skill, expertise, and experience” said Dave […]

  • More details of an unusual accident that took place in a McDonald’s drive-thru were made available to the public with the release of dash cam footage and 911 calls by the Tooele City Police Department. The accident, which occurred Jan. 29, left the 19-year-old victim in stable condition after his head and neck were trapped […]

  • Budget, water and marijuana were on the list of topics as Tooele County leaders met with local legislators Monday morning at the state Capitol. Going into the third week of the 2016 legislative session, the Legislature is working on passing the initial base budget for the 2017 fiscal year, according to Sen. Pete Knudson, R-Brigham […]

  • A former Tooele City councilman will be remembered for his hard work, devotion and ability to ask the tough questions. The late Harvey E. Wright was born July 4, 1929, in American Fork, Utah to Emmett William Wright and Catherine Adeline Hunter. He was the first of three children, according to an obituary published Feb. […]

  • Two North Carolina men busted by the Tooele County Sheriff’s office for having over 78 pounds of marijuana in their car will face felony drug possession and firearm charges. Mark Anthony Smith, 23, of Chocowinty, and Matthew Cameron Smith, 21, of Winterville, are scheduled to make their initial appearances in 3rd District Court on Feb. […]

  • The annual nonresident library card fee at the Tooele City Library has gone up to $30 per person. The city council unanimously approved the $10 increase at last Wednesday’s council meeting. The measure went into effect Monday. Library director Jami Carter proposed the fee change to the council last month. She explained that each city […]

  • Animal cruelty charges against an Erda horse trainer have been dismissed in 3rd District Court per an arrangement between the state and the defense. Shamus Haws had the charges dismissed with prejudice by Judge Elizabeth Hruby-Mills in Salt Lake County last Wednesday after he paid $1,360 in fines and completed 50 hours of community service […]

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