Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • Tooele City has announced the winners of their Fourth of July patriotic porch decorating contest. This was the first year that the city hosted the contest. It was created to replace normal Fourth of July activities that were cancelled because of the pandemic. Individuals who entered the contest decorated their porches, took a picture, and […]

  • Quarantined primary ballots have been counted, leaving the front runners from last week’s primary night count unaffected, according to Tooele County Clerk Marilyn Gillete. After running the quarantined ballots through the verification and counting machine on Monday the race for County Council District 1 picked up 452 more votes cast. First place vote getter in […]

  • A motorcycle accident with a semi-truck on SR-36 caused serious injuries to the rider. According to Colton Freckleton with the Utah Highway Patrol, an accident occurred Wednesday evening at 10:30 p.m. The accident happened when a  semi-truck made a U-turn on state Route 36 and Village Boulevard in Stansbury Park. A motorcycle that was traveling […]

  • Tooele City Police Chief Ron Kirby wants members of the community to know that the Tooele City police officers are highly trained and have and will continue to do their best to protect the city. The officers under his jurisdiction are “highly trained” in areas regarding mental health, racial profiling, and de-escalation, said Kirby. When […]

  • Tooele County’s external auditors gave the county a clean bill of health. Jon Haderlie, of Larson & Company, a Spanish Fork-based CPA firm, told the  County Commission that the firm’s report on the county’s financial statements for the 2019 year was “unqualified,” or the best report possible. Haderlie presented the annual audit findings during the […]

  • Man-made fires in the Bureau of Land Management’s West Desert District have jumped from 45% in 2019 to 75% in 2020, according to BLM officials. This year’s 30% increase in human-caused fires is concerning fire officials and land managers.  An increase in human-caused fires has been witnessed across all suppression agencies in northern Utah, where […]

  • The Tooele Army Depot will be changing leadership on July 15 at 9 a.m. during a virtual change of command ceremony. Col. Gavin J Gardner will be officiating the ceremony. Outgoing Commander, Col. Todd W Burnley will be transitioning command to Col. Steven Dowgielewicz. Burnley has been commander of Tooele Army Depot since June 27, […]

  • A developer has submitted a plan to Tooele City for a 7,719-square-foot commercial retail building with a drive-thru facility, located at 168 West 1280 North in Tooele City. But he’s not telling what might go in the building, yet. During the planning commission meeting yesterday evening, the application was presented by Andrew Aagard, Tooele City […]

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