Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
  • The most likely significant disaster to hit Tooele County would be a major earthquake. On Thursday morning, Mountain West Medical Center staff participated in the Great Utah ShakeOut to simulate what could happen if an earthquake hits and how they would need to respond.  During the scenario, hospital staff treated patients with simulated injuries from […]

  • The Tooele County School District wants to gather public input before it makes a decision about putting a bond for new schools in front of voters on the November 2019 ballot. The school district has hired the company Baker Tilly to conduct an independent community survey of 400 registered voters identified as likely voters within […]

  • After making some notable changes to the city’s multi-family residential zoning districts in March, the Tooele City Council officially changed the city’s land use and zoning maps to reflect the changes.  At its March 20 meeting, the City Council passed an ordinance that created, in-part, a third multi-family zone, while reclassifying the high-density residential and […]

  • Parking illegally on Tooele City streets is now more expensive after the City Council approved changes to the city’s parking code during its meeting Wednesday night.  The fine for parking violations in the city, which was previously $25, is now $50 with an escalator to $100 if the fine is not paid within 15 calendar […]

  • Eastbound Interstate 80 will be closed Monday night while construction crews pour the concrete deck on state Route 36 flyover bridge at exit 99.  Both lanes of eastbound I-80 will be closed at the off ramp for exit 99, as well as a single westbound lane, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., according to Courtney […]

  • Airplanes, western music, and historic farming — that’s three of the tourism projects funded by the Tooele County Commission. The County Commission approved $192,000 of tourism grant applications as recommended by the Tourism Tax Advisory Board during its meeting Tuesday night at the County Building. Included in the grants approved Tuesday were $12,000 to Historic […]

  • The Tooele County Planning Commission approved permits that will help a private business restore the old Millpond Farm near Mills Junction. The planning commission approved a change in an old conditional use permit along with a new conditional use permit for the owner of the Coulter House during its meeting Wednesday night at the County […]

  • The Grantsville City Council approved preliminary plans for construction of an office building near Main Street during a meeting Wednesday night. Grantsville Professional Park is the name of the proposed development at 163 South SR-112, which is on the east side of state Route 112 about 700 feet south of Main Street.  The Grantsville Planning […]

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