Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • With a little over 6,500 ballots counted on election night and another 2,500 in quarantine waiting to be counted, Tooele County Clerk Marilyn Gillette released the unofficial election results at 10 p.m. on Tuesday evening. If Tuesday night’s results hold, voters will have denied a current County Commssioner’s bid to transition to the new County […]

  • There’s a new store in town for old things. Next week, Friends of Switchpoint will open “Tooele Thrift” in the building near the southwest corner of Vine and Main Street, south of Veteran’s Memorial Park. “We’ll be ready in one week,” said Carol Hollowell, Switchpoint’s executive director. Hollowell was standing in front of a huge […]

  • The Utah Department of Transportation is requesting the community’s feedback with traffic challenges between Mills Junction and state Route 201. According to UDOT officials, the corner of the mountain from Mills Junction — the SR-36 and SR-138 intersection — to SR-201 is a pinch point for traffic. To address this issue, UDOT is seeking feedback […]

  • Members of the Tooele City Council, along with the mayor, talked about extending the local state of emergency in the city during the City Council’s work meeting Wednesday evening. During the meeting, mayor Debbie Winn presented the idea to the City Council. On May 18, the mayor declared a local state of emergency for 30 […]

  • Two men have been charged with vehicle theft when a truck with firearms was stolen from a 7-Eleven in Tooele City. On June 23, at 1:45 a.m. Tooele City police officers were dispatched to the 7-Eleven, at 975 N Main Street for a stolen vehicle call. The victim told police that his black GMC pickup […]

  • State and federal public land agencies are making one last plea before the Fourth of July weekend, encouraging people to enjoy the outdoors — with caution. Their plea is significant to Tooele County, where around 80% of the land mass is owned by some kind of public agency. Currently firefighters are responding to an all-time […]

  • An application for approval of a zoning map improvement, located at 1830 West Highway 112, was discussed during the city council’s meeting Wednesday evening. The applicant, Gary Bolinder, representing Bolinder Resources, wants to use the 120 acres located on the property for industrial development. The property is currently zoned RD for research development, and GC […]

  • Finding water to drink will be easier now for wildlife in Skull Valley’s Cedar Mountains. Under the supervision of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, about 20 volunteers from the Mule Deer Foundation installed four guzzers in Skull Valley Saturday. They also installed two guzzlers last fall. Guzzlers are large 500-gallon devices that catch and […]

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