Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Graduation once appeared as an impossible dream for a group of 25 seniors at Blue Peak High School, but they became the first high school students in Tooele County to receive a diploma in 2016. Blue Peak’s graduation ceremony was held Monday evening in the Community Learning Center’s gym. As Tooele County School District’s alternative […]

  • The Tooele City Council passed a tentative budget for just under $40 million last week. For the eleventh year in a row, citizens face no new taxes, said Mayor Patrick Dunlavy. The budget estimates $39,974,971 in expenses over the 2016-17 fiscal year. At the same time, city officials will have access to approximately $42 million […]

  • The Tooele County Council of Governments is reviewing the possibility of paying for the county’s dispatch services through a special service district. During its meeting last Thursday, COG agreed to spend about a month and a half studying the possibility of a special service district and looking at all aspects of the potential change before […]

  • Veterans and local law enforcement agencies traveled through Tooele County last Thursday morning on their way to Washington, D.C. The National Veterans Awareness Ride is a major event held each year by the National Veterans Awareness Organization, a nonprofit formed in 2005 to honor all veterans. The 10-day motorcycle trip began in Auburn, California and […]

  • The Tooele County Sheriff’s Office honored its employees and volunteers during an awards banquet at Tooele Applied Technology College on Friday. Prior to any awards being handed out, however, members of the sheriff’s department heard from keynote speaker Chad Hymas. A motivational speaker, Hymas became a quadriplegic after a 2,000-pound hay bale shattered his neck […]

  • Rebecca Klock walked away from her job as an air traffic controller at Dugway Proving Ground two years ago. With more than 20 years of air traffic controlling under her belt, she felt it was time to find a new challenge. To keep some money coming in while searching for that new job, Klock signed […]

  • Some of the best shots in the state of Utah descended on Dugway Proving Ground last Friday for the fifth annual Tactical Top Shot Competition. Not even windy conditions and grey skies were able to put a damper on the event, which brought in law enforcement officers, military personnel and, for the first time, civilians […]

  • Two semitrailers were blown over on Interstate 80 last Friday while high winds blew through Tooele County. The two tractor-trailers were both traveling eastbound near mile marker 84 when they were blown over in roughly the same five-minute period, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Traffic was diverted for nearly two hours due to the […]

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