Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

Letters to the Editor

“Fences make good neighbors.”

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

“Fences make good neighbors.”

We are all familiar with this proverb, but what does it really mean? Dictionary. com gives the following definition and example:  Good neighbors respect one another’s property. Good farmers, for example, maintain their fences in order to...

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Death of the American Flag

Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

Death of the American Flag

Let us sorrow together. The American flag has not flown on the Stansbury Park Clubhouse pole since June 19, the “Black Lives Matter” celebration commemorating the 1863 emancipation. This Black Lives Matter event has been largely unobserved...

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County Seat

Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

County Seat

This letter is in regards to the article in the Salt Lake Tribune on August 24, 2020 about the TV show “County Seat.” For years I have thought this show is a conservative Republican pact, paid for...

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Animal limits

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

Animal limits

Once again Tooele County Commissioners are trying to limit the number of animals that citizens of unincorporated Tooele County can have on their property. Apparently they don’t remember the anger they caused the last time. This time...

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Concerning community trend

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

Concerning community trend

I am beginning to see a concerning trend in our community. We have several people who have grown to distrust government officials because they do not understand the reasons for development. They think that the only reason...

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The right to vote

Tuesday, September 1st, 2020

The right to vote

This letter is addressed to everyone who believes in democracy. Not Democrat or Republican. But every citizen who believes in democracy — the right to vote! The constitution, often referred to by apostles and prophets as a...

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The American Dream

Tuesday, September 1st, 2020

The American Dream

I heard constant references to the “American Dream” during the Republican National Convention and warnings that it is under threat from the Left. But, what is that dream? I fear that term has been so abused by...

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Thanks to Sheriff

Tuesday, August 18th, 2020

Thanks to Sheriff

Just after sun-up my cell phone started ringing. My wife grabbed my phone. It was the Sheriff’s dispatcher. She was asking if all our horses were present and accounted for. Evidently there were some horses reported loose...

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Consider objections to growth

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

Consider objections to growth

My childhood home in Tooele was on a relatively large lot near the edge of town. We raised animals and had a large garden. As children, we played in the neighborhood, around the ditch that ran along...

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Referendum signature gatherers are not deceivers

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

Referendum signature gatherers are not deceivers

Thank you for the opportunity to respond. The referendum signature gatherers do not deceive anyone to sign; most individuals who sign do not even ask for any information from us. They have already reached a decision before...

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