UDOT asking for public opinion regarding Midvalley extension

UDOT encouraged community members and leaders to participate in one of two meetings last week to offer feedback about how to extend the Midvalley Highway. The first meeting was held via Zoom on Wednesday evening and the second meeting was held Thursday in the Tooele City Council Chambers from 6-7:30 p.m. During the meetings UDOT representatives were available to answer […]

Fire study: Upgrade facilities and equipment

This is part two of a two-part series about the Tooele fire study. The first part was in the April 13 edition of the Transcript Bulletin. We wrote about call types, response time, where fire-related calls were coming from in the city, staffing, the suggestion for more fire stations and the need for better and improved equipment.  The Fire Study […]

Life’s Worth Living Walk-a-thon a success

The Life’s Worth Living Foundation, a group aimed at preventing suicide and helping those who have struggled, raised over $6,000 during  their annual Walk-a-Thon at the Stansbury High School track last weekend. Around 50 participants, including school Stansbury Hope Squad students, teachers, members of the Life’s Worth Living Foundation, and members of the community, gathered at the track from 10 […]

Tooele graduate brings mascot to his alma mater

When a bull bison was found with a broken leg in the Henry Mountains in south central Utah Department of Wildlife Resources Southeastern Region Conservation Officer Chuck Lawrence arranged to have the large animal removed from the mountains and donated to Tooele High School — the home of the buffalo. The bison had broken leg in a fight with another […]

Elementary boundaries realigned in Grantsville and Stansbury Park

The Tooele County School District Board of Directors unanimously approved new boundaries for elementary schools in Grantsville and Stansbury during their April 12 meeting. Before voting on the boundary changes the school board held a second public hearing on the changes. Only one person spoke. They voiced support for Stansbury boundary Option 1 — the one preferred by the district’s […]

‘Crazy for You’ hits THS stage

Tooele High School Theatre’s spring production will make you forget that you are sitting in a high school auditorium. THS’s production of “Crazy for You,” runs May 3-7 on the stage at Tooele High School. The well sung music combined with great acting skills along with carefully choreographed and perfectly performed dancing will have theater goers imagining they are watching […]

Knife involved in fight at Tooele High

No injuries were reported following an altercation that involved a knife on April 7 at Tooele High School. School resource officers at Tooele High School were notified of an assault that occurred in the rear parking lot of the school at around 2 p.m. on April 7 according to Lt. Jeremy Hansen, public information officer for the Tooele City Police […]

Trees to come down as Tooele City installs Vine Street sidewalk

With a $90,000 grant in hand from Utah Department of Transportation’s Safe Sidewalk program, Tooele City will soon install sidewalks near Tooele High School. However, the first step will be to remove over 20 trees, at the location of the future sidewalk east of Coleman Street on the north side of Vine Street. The project will take place near the […]

School district breaks ground for new high school

A new high school is rising in Tooele County. The Tooele County School District held a groundbreaking ceremony for Deseret Peak High School on Thursday afternoon. The short ceremony included a presentation by HawkWatch International that included a live eagle, the new school’s mascot. “Eagles symbolize strength, ferocity, and willpower. Some people see eagles as signs of a bright future […]

Ernst moves up

The Tooele County School District has a new superintendent. In a special meeting held at 4 p.m. at the school district office on Friday, April 15, the Tooele County School Board of Directors approved the selection of Mark Ernst as the school district’s new superintendent. Ernst has been serving as the school district’s interim superintendent since Scott Rogers’ abrupt resignation […]