Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

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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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A precious commodity

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

A precious commodity

We finally got a lot of much needed rain last week. I think it rained every day from Monday through Saturday. And Saturday, it never stopped all day.  Imagine my disbelief when I arrived at a local...

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Hard for motorists to see

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Hard for motorists to see

After the shocking vehicle-pedestrian accident on Main Street last Friday (May 1), local officials and leaders, and thoughtful members of the community, should be looking at what we can do to prevent another tragedy under similar conditions. ...

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Treat all applicants equally

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Treat all applicants equally

I was interested, and a bit startled, to read the small piece in the April 23, 2015 issue of the Transcript titled, “Erda rezone requests OK’d.” The piece described the recently approved rezone of property in Erda...

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Most gentle trainers

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Most gentle trainers

This is in response to an article of 4/16/2015 reporting that a Tooele County horse trainer is being charged with cruelty to animals. What happened to these horses was a horrible accident, but not a case of...

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No magic puddle

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

No magic puddle

I observed several neighbors with sprinklers going full blast yesterday. It was the middle of the day with a good breeze coming from the north. This was obviously not the time to be watering fescue. The loss...

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Police shootings compared

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Police shootings compared

I have written before advocating a dialogue regarding police use of deadly force, investigation of such incidents, and the role of grand juries with respect to such investigations. I have also noted that anyone with a reasonable...

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Use water wisely

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Use water wisely

When we are experiencing a drought year as we are now, the question sometimes arises as to why shareholders in Grantsville Irrigation Company have to pay annual assessments when they aren’t getting the amount of water that...

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Right to die

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Right to die

I have been trying to find out what “the right to die” involves. Thanks to human services, I found a lot of information. 1. Residence in Oregon 2. A doctor statement that says you have only six...

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An amazing tradition

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

An amazing tradition

As a lifelong resident of Erda, I was always under the false impression that the Grantsville Sociable was just for old folks. So I, for one, am happy they took that part out of the title. With...

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