Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Wednesday afternoon, Walt Shubert was out fixing a water line that had sprung a leak in Ophir — even though the hamlet deep in the Oquirrh Mountains is no longer an incorporated town. The long-time former mayor is still active in the goings-on of Ophir at 79, even after he resigned from his elected position […]

  • The early shutoff of Settlement Canyon Irrigation Company water should not affect Tooele crops this year, an official said. “The farmers pretty well had their third crop in,” said Gary Bevan, irrigation company president. “So the only way it would affect them is a lot of them use the water to water stock.” Bevan and […]

  • Along with candidates and incorporations on the ballot in November, Tooele County voters will also decide if they want to formally examine county governance. A group of local citizens collected enough signatures on a petition to place the question of studying Tooele County government on the Nov. 8 General Election ballot. Petition supporters needed to […]

  • The Donner Reed Museum will receive needed repairs to its crumbling northern wall but the broader future of the historic adobe structure remains undecided. The Granstville City Council voted unanimously to obtain additional bids for restoration work on the museum’s north wall and move ahead with the $48,000 in city funds and grant money earmarked […]

  • A festival trilogy is headed for Tooele City this weekend. The American Heritage Festival, Mountain Man Rendezvous, and the Tooele Gem and Mineral Society’s Gem and Mineral Show will converge at the Tooele City Dow James Recreation Complex this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The free community festival will feature a period-accurate recreation of a mid-1840s […]

  • The Tooele City Redevelopment Agency and a developer will continue to negotiate a purchase agreement for 33 acres of RDA property on Main Street, an official said. The city RDA approved the first draft of the purchase agreement with the Boyer Company during a meeting on July 6. Since then, Boyer has reviewed the agreement […]

  • A single-vehicle crash on Tooele City’s Main Street Tuesday afternoon left the driver seriously injured and the roadway closed to traffic. The driver of a camper van was heading northbound on Main Street just after 1 p.m. when the vehicle swerved toward the right shoulder of the road, according to Tooele City police. After attempting […]

  • Tooele City has a new permitting process for special events such as 10k runs, concerts, parades and other gatherings. City council members passed Ordinance 2016-16 with a 4-0 vote during their meeting Wednesday night. Absent from the meeting was Councilwoman Debbie Winn. The new ordinance regulates all athletic, filming, political and entertainment events like concerts […]

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