Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • The Tooele Arts Festival completed another successful run Saturday at Aquatic Center Park. The festival has been a tradition in Tooele County since 1985. The event ran Thursday through Saturday the past two years, but leaders are considering a change back to a Friday-through-Sunday event, according to Kaye Beeny, co-director. “We used to have the […]

  • A public hearing on a proposed property tax hike for Tooele City residents is set for Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Tooele City Hall. If the tax increase is adopted, residents could see as much as a 115-percent increase in the amount of property tax they pay to Tooele City. A second hearing will also […]

  • In the past week, the Wells Fargo Bank in Tooele City has seen a large increase in counterfeit bills being deposited to the bank, according to manager Marc Hicks.  The counterfeit bills, which have been found as $100 and $20, have been turning up with increased regularity, Hicks said. There were three found on Monday […]

  • The conversion to a complete vote by mail election for Tooele County has met a few unexpected problems, but nothing that jeopardizes the validity of the election, according to Tooele County Clerk/Auditor Marilyn Gillette. Vote by mail ballots for the June 26 Republican Party primary were delivered to the U.S. Post Office during the first […]

  • The Tooele Transcript Bulletin was honored Thursday night with 17 journalism awards and one of its writers hailed as the “Best News Reporter” in the newspaper’s division for 2017. The Utah Headliners Society of Professional Journalists Chapter presented the Transcript Bulletin with six first-place awards, six second-place awards, five third-place awards and one honorable mention. […]

  • A Grantsville wrecking yard caught fire early Tuesday morning, destroying several cars, according to Grantsville City Fire Chief Rob Critchlow.  Firefighters were dispatched to a fire in the area of 400 S. Center St. at 12:45 a.m., Critchlow said. A total of 15 firefighters from Grantsville Volunteer Fire Department and North Tooele Fire District responded […]

  • Firework sales begin on Sunday, and local firework restrictions are in place for this season — including expanded options where they can be used.  Residents in the towns of Stockton, Rush Valley and Vernon will have the opportunity to shoot off fireworks within municipal boundaries, according to Tooele County Fire Warden Daniel Walton. In past […]

  • The sound of banging hammers and power equipment could be heard across Aquatic Center Park Wednesday as artists and vendors erected display booths in preparation of the 33rd annual Tooele Arts Festival. The three-day festival officially got underway today with 50 visual display artists and 15 food vendors. Over the next three days, the festival […]

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