Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

Letters to the Editor

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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Relinquished our dignity

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Relinquished our dignity

So now that Tooele County has relinquished our dignity in allowing Stericycle to burn removed cancerous organisms, kidneys, small portions of intestines and numerous other defective portions of the human anatomy, they now want to expand, do...

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Bike lanes in Tooele

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Bike lanes in Tooele

I have a question. What is the point of “bike lanes” if cars are allowed to dive into them, passing on the right just because they don’t want to wait for cars making left turns or worse...

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Killing mustangs for meat

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Killing mustangs for meat

I am 71 years old and I grew up in Skull Valley. My dad, Hans Williams, was the sheriff deputy who stopped people from chasing the mustangs and killing them. One day there were 105 head in...

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Is that really ethical?

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Is that really ethical?

I am writing in response to the Feb. 19, 2015 Bateman article by Tim Gillie and the apparent breakdown in Tooele County Commission ethics. I am registered as a Republican and while I may be more conservative...

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