Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

Letters to the Editor

Recycling in Tooele

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Recycling in Tooele

I just moved to Tooele from Stansbury Park not too long ago. When I got here, I noticed that there was no recycling program. I was surprised that a city bigger than Stansbury did not have a...

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Good job, fellas

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Good job, fellas

This is in response to the vote on Tuesday that gave the commissioners an enormous pay raise. How come these commissioners can give themselves a raise. Who do they answer to? The voters? No, they only answer...

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Commissioners aren’t qualified

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Commissioners aren’t qualified

I would like to separate facts from opinions concerning the commissioners’ self-voted pay increase. Looking back just three or four years, the facts are: The county commissioners riffed many county employees. They raised taxes. They combined county...

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Commissioners fiscally irresponsible

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Commissioners fiscally irresponsible

The Tooele County Commission voted Tuesday 2-1 to obscenely increase their annual pay from about $70,000 to almost $90,000, not including benefits. They insist that this is to make the pay equal to the work they do...

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Broken campaign promise

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Broken campaign promise

When Myron Bateman and I were campaigning at a “Meet and Greet the Candidate” night last fall, a lady asked Myron and me this question: “Would you vote yourselves a pay raise when you get elected county...

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Preposterous spending

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Preposterous spending

The lack of humility at spending taxpayers’ money is astounding. Recently, the county road department has been out “repairing” more county roads with their chip seal process. If you’ve never had to live with this in your neighborhood, consider...

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We should do better

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

We should do better

Sunday, June 14 was Flag Day. I walked out into the middle of my street and looked up and down my neighborhood. I saw exactly three flags! All three were attached to my house. Needless to say,...

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“Milk toast” reporting

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

“Milk toast” reporting

Dear Editor: I thought I might write a few lines to you about the change I’ve noticed in the Transcript Bulletin. It seems to me the paper is moving toward today’s more common “one size fits all”...

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Citizens deserve to know

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

Citizens deserve to know

It is time for Tooele City officials to reveal the truth about our water situation. Citizens are already put on water restriction as of the first week of May as we have been for the past 28...

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I hope they do

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

I hope they do

As I stood in line at the free dental day provided by Tooele’s Rosewood Family Dentistry on May 2, I gazed over the crowd and wondered what people thought about the luxury of the free dental care...

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