Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Into the heavens

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    Into the heavens

    The value of a new mammoth telescope at Stansbury Park Observatory Complex is “priceless,” according to its builder Mike Clements. His telescope sports a 70-inch mirror and is 35 feet long, making it possibly the largest amateur telescope in the world, he said. “The value is priceless considering it may spark a lot of interest […]

  • Three current Tooele City Council members are seeking to win the mayor’s office at City Hall from outgoing Mayor Patrick Dunlavy. Dunlavy did not seek a fourth term as mayor. The council members vying for the office are, in the order they will appear on the ballot: Steve Pruden, Dave McCall and Debbie Winn. The […]

  • The owners of Country Fanfest were thrilled with the idea of a mega country music festival in Utah long before they owned one. One of the current owners, Hal Hudson of Sandy, said he purchased 16 front-row tickets for friends and family back in 2014 when the festival was known as Country Explosion. Hudson made […]

  • The turnout was sparse at The Coulter House Event Center last week as members of the Tooele County Government Study Committee sought public input on the county’s form of government. Around six people attended the study committee’s Thursday meeting in Stansbury Park, which was an initial outreach meeting to the community, along with Erda, Lake […]

  • Chartway Federal Credit Union has added two new board members, including the first board member from Utah. Jason Perry and Nancy McMahon have been appointed to serve on Chartway’s board of directors, according to a press release from the Virginia Beach, Virginia-based credit union on July 18. “We’re proud to appoint these two highly qualified, […]

  • Thomas Rhett is at the top of his game as a country music artist. This year he was named “Country Artist of the Year” at the iHeartRadio Music Awards, and his song “Die a Happy Man” was nominated for a Grammy Award. He received three nominations this year at the Country Music Television Awards that […]

  • For the newest Dugway Proving Ground Commander, the remote and austere setting of the installation is familiar. Col. Brant D. Hoskins said his family would travel over the mountains and into the high deserts of Oregon for fishing and other outdoor recreation when he was growing up. He said the juniper, wild horses, pronghorn and […]

  • South Rim residents who oppose a gravel pit in their neighborhood got what they wanted Tuesday night. The Tooele County Commission voted unanimously during their Tuesday night meeting to honor a development agreement that calls for the gravel pit near South Rim to be closed when the Benches at South Rim Project is completed. But […]

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