Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • The Tooele County School District is projected to save $1.4 million after it refinanced a bond last week that was originally issued to build a new school. The amount nearly triples the amount of savings the district had previously estimated. School district officials completed the sale of $17 million of voter-approved general obligation bonds last […]

  • Though some recognizable names continue to top a federal list for toxic releases in Tooele County, the overall number of toxins released by industry into the local environment decreased by more than 2 million pounds in 2013. According to the Environmental Protection Agency’s annual Toxic Releases Inventory, Tooele County industries released a combined total of […]

  • On Jan. 19, a white Honda Accord ran a red light at the intersection of SR-36 and Erda Way. The vehicle collided with a GMC pickup truck completing a left hand turn onto Erda Way. While both parties walked away with only minor injuries, accidents are common at intersections on SR-36. Three intersections on the […]

  • A group of Tooele City officials and local business leaders have begun a joint effort to compile a list of proposed revisions to the city’s embattled signs ordinance. The group, comprised of Tooele City Councilwoman Debbie Winn, Councilman Dave McCall , and Melanie Hamner, a member of the Tooele City Planning Commission, as well as […]

  • Louisiana-style chicken is coming to Lake Point this summer. A West Valley City businessman has announced he will open a Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen in Lake Point this August. Maqsmood Merchant, of Merchant and Sons, Inc., has acquired property from Saddleback Partners, LLC  at 8580 Commerce Drive in Lake Point. The property is west of SR-36 […]

  • The Tooele County Homeless Coordinating Committee will search the community later this week to see how many homeless people they can find. The annual point-in-time count of homeless people will be conducted by local volunteers in the early morning hours of January 28, 29 and 30. Conducting and reporting the count is an eligibility requirement […]

  • The Tooele County Search and Rescue Team held its annual Officer’s Banquet on Jan. 13 and gave awards to members. Joey Nix was given the Outstanding Member of the Year Award, which is selected by the commander for the member that shows exemplary dedication. Commander Tiffany Nelm said Nix has been hardworking and dedicated since […]

  • After collaborating with local schools and civic groups, a Tooele City-sponsored parenting class has seen enrollment increase by nearly 50 percent. The free parenting workshop Guiding Good Choices, which is hosted by Tooele City through the Communities that Care youth development program, had 46 residents enroll in 2014, up from 31 in 2013. Heidi Peterson, […]

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