Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

Letters to the Editor

One hand greasing another

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

One hand greasing another

I read Louis Duquette’s letter to the editor with dismay (Jan. 13). The letter takes an unsure view of the prison’s possible move to Tooele, but if it came here he would put it out in the...

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Sounds kinda snooty

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Sounds kinda snooty

Submitting the following in regards to recent articles concerning the move of the Utah State Prison to Tooele County and other industrial industry movement to the county. I find it difficult, even for a moment understanding the...

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Follow the example

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Follow the example

I would like to thank Mayor Dunlavy, the Tooele City Council, Mayor Marshall and the Grantsville City Council for passing and delivering their resolutions opposing the prison in Tooele. I would also like to thank Rep. Nelson...

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A fight worth waging

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

A fight worth waging

The Stockton Sandbar is the natural division between Tooele and Rush valleys and was created by wave action in ancient Lake Bonneville over thousands of years. It is a unique land form, and the largest of its...

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Provide an alternate route

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Provide an alternate route

December 29 it happened again. Another hellacious commute for thousands of residents of Tooele County. I know there is tremendous disagreement, led most loudly by Shawn Milne, about a tunnel. Whatever method we develop, something must be...

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Doing good things

Monday, December 29th, 2014

Doing good things

I don’t know how many people watched “At Your Leisure” on Sunday morning Dec. 21. That was the most professional, productive thing I’ve seen on Tooele County in the last eight years. I would like to thank...

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At its best

Monday, December 29th, 2014

At its best

After reading “Elton appointed as new judge for court,” in the Dec. 9 edition, at face value the Transcript does not need to publish a comic section. As cartoon character Charlie Brown would likely say, “Good Grief!”...

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Right to expression

Monday, December 29th, 2014

Right to expression

I’m opposed to the prison, but I’m even more opposed to those who impose their will by the sword. The greatest test of freedom is when someone speaks in favor of something you oppose, or vice versa....

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No blood money

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

No blood money

To the elected officials and profiteering land owners of Tooele County: The people of Tooele are tired of prostituting our land, health, quality of life, and future of our children for money. We have taken the nation’s...

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When an escape occurred

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

When an escape occurred

It was with interest in last Tuesday’s edition that I read comments from Tammy McCrone regarding her establishing a Facebook page requesting signatures in favor of Tooele County being the home of the next Utah State Penitentiary. ...

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