The family of Matt and Janet Day are this years Tooele Transcript Bulletin Benefit Fund Recipients


After three boys, Matt and Janet Day were excited when they found out their fourth child would be a girl, but they didn’t know the struggle it would be to keep their little girl. Yes, little —  Madeleine Rose Day was born on Feb. 28 after 26 gestational weeks weighing 1 pound 3 ounces. The average, or usual, pregnancy or […]

Bar D Wranglers return to town

FFA Chapters bring music to Tooele

The Grantsville and Skull Valley Future Farmers of America are bringing the Bar D Wranglers to Tooele County for a Christmas Concert. From Durango, Colorado, the Bar D Wranglers will perform on Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. in the Grantsville High School Auditorium. Doors open at 6 p.m. Bar D Wranglers are a group of seasoned musicians/entertainers that perform songs […]

Tooele County unveils $39 million enhancement project for Deseret Peak Complex

Tooele County announced plans for a groundbreaking ceremony on December 14, 2023, at 10 a.m. to kick off a $39 million enhancement project at the Deseret Peak Complex. As part of Tooele County’s commitment to providing exceptional public spaces for residents and visitors alike, this initiative marks a significant investment in enriching the community.  The funding for these improvements is […]

Stansbury wrestling ready to take it to the next level


Stallions boys wrestling coach Tyson Linnell has high hopes for his squad as the 2023-24 season gets underway.After placing 12th last year, just shy of the team’s goal to reach 10th, Linnell says his team is ready to surpass that finish this time around. “I was hoping to put together a few more state places [last year], but we had […]

Trucking company’s attorney comments 


CL Ranch Transport’s lawyer has spoken out after his client, the driver of a double-belly semitruck carrying a load, barreled down Main Street in Tooele on the afternoon of Friday, Nov. 3 damaging around 30 vehicles and injuring 11 before crashing into the Tooele Motor Company and starting a fire. Joseph F. Orifici, the company’s lawyer, made a comment denying […]

Man facing nine charges after causing accident with stolen vehicle


After failing to stop for police, a man driving a stolen vehicle caused an accident near Village Boulevard in Stansbury Park and fled from the scene on foot on the afternoon of Tuesday, Nov. 28. Zachary Alan Wood, 32, has been arrested and booked into the Tooele County Jail on charges of failure to respond to officer’s signal to stop, […]

Cowboys girls hold on to win 53-48 over Cyprus


Following a tense fourth quarter, during which the Cowboys held onto a narrow lead, Grantsville’s girls basketball team found a way to pull away and secured a 53-48 win over the Cyprus Pirates last Friday. Grantsville dominated the Pirates during the first quarter, getting out to an early lead and keeping Cyprus on its heels throughout. Heading into the second […]

Annual Christmas festival attracts thousands

It’s a Wonderful Life Festival, held at the Deseret Peak Complex, gathered over 4,000 visitors over the weekend. The festival put on by the Life’s Worth Living Foundation, a nonprofit aimed at preventing and educating about suicide, took place on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1-2. The festival included over 50 vendors selling homemade items, clothing, décor, and products like Scentsy […]

Ground broken for new South Rim Fire Station


Local fire officials, firefighters, construction crews, county and emergency management staff, and members of the South Rim community gathered on a snowy morning on Saturday, Dec. 2 to turn over dirt at the location of the new South Rim Fire Station. “This is a very exciting groundbreaking and ceremony for what will be known as the Tooele County Fire Station […]

New boys basketball coach excited to grow Grantsville’s program


In her first year as head coach for Grantsville High boys basketball, Kaylie Gudka is eager to watch her team progress throughout the 2023-24 season. Having served under former Cowboys coach Nate Austin last year, Gudka has already fostered relationships with many of the players and doesn’t anticipate too much of a transition period given her similar coaching style to […]