Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • The Tooele man arrested last Friday in the homicide of his mother has been charged in 3rd District Court. Jesus “Jesse” Aragon, 44, has been charged with one count each of first-degree felony murder and first-degree felony aggravated burglary. The victim of the Friday morning homicide in Tooele City was identified by police as 66-year-old […]

  • As families displaced by last Tuesday’s fire continue to deal with the aftermath of the destructive blaze, Tooele County Emergency Management director Bucky Whitehouse is cautioning eager community volunteers to be patient. During a meeting between local government and local church and volunteer organizations Thursday afternoon, Whitehouse set about beginning a coordinated response to the […]

  • Four fires were started over the weekend in Tooele County, but none were human caused, according to a fire official. Two small fires were started by lightning strikes, one near Terra and another that ignited a single tree near Hastings Pass in the Cedar Mountains, said Tooele County Fire Warden Daniel Walton. Both fires were […]

  • Apartment dwellers in Denver, Colorado may get their data service through Lake Point, Utah. Lake Point-based Beehive Broadband sold its end user wireless service customers, formerly known as Wireless Beehive, to Digis in 2013. Digis later became Rise Broadband. Beehive Broadband used the capital from the sale of its wireless business into expanding its fiber-optic […]

  • When students return to Overlake Elementary in the fall, they will walk into one of Utah’s newest STEM schools. Overlake Elementary was one of 19 schools designated as a Utah STEM School by the Utah State Board of Education during its May meeting. Receiving the STEM designation was a year-long process involving input from teachers, […]

  • Pedestrians taking a stroll down 200 West may notice a new garden planted on the east side of Tooele High School. The garden was designed and built by students in the Future Farmers of America program, said Bob Gowans, Tooele High teacher and FFA advisor. Last fall, Ed Dalton of the Tooele Education Foundation lined […]

  • Two single-vehicle accidents occurred in Tooele County over a four-day span, resulting in the death of two individuals. The accidents occurred on Friday afternoon and early Monday morning on state Route 36 and Interstate 80, respectively. In both cases, the drivers lost control of their vehicle, which caused it to roll. Troopers responded to a […]

  • After six years serving the Catholic population in Tooele, Rev. Sam Dinsdale has been called to preside over another parish. His next home will be in Sandy. The new parish will include a church and school, similar to the congregation in Tooele, he said. “It’s a mixed bag,” Dinsdale said. “This is a nice little […]

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