Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

Letters to the Editor

Ultimate hypocrisy?

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Ultimate hypocrisy?

American Indians have long pushed for a Bears Ears National Monument designation. But when Representatives Rob Bishop and Jason Chaffetz proceeded with the public land initiative to accomplish the designation, the Indians found themselves left in the...

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Expert snowplow drivers

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Expert snowplow drivers

Living in the county’s “Banana Belt” as we call Stansbury Park, I have seldom been concerned with snow removal from my cul-de-sac. This winter that beautiful snow kept falling and my former mobility ceased — until the...

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Signal will save lives

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Signal will save lives

I would like to commend Tooele City and Tooele County, Tooele City Police, Tooele County Sheriff’s Office, Tooele City Fire Department, Utah Department of Transportation, Utah Highway Patrol, and everyone else responsible for the new traffic signal...

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Recall provision needed

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Recall provision needed

The concept of character can imply a variety of attributes including the existence or lack of virtues such as empathy, courage, fortitude, honesty and loyalty. That is quoted from numerous dictionary sources. How is it that the...

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Obscene pay raise

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Obscene pay raise

Dear County Commissioner(s): Do you really believe you have earned and are entitled to an 18.4-percent and 19.4-percent pay raise? I have lived in Tooele County since 1950 and I have never heard of a pay raise...

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Unconscionable increase

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Unconscionable increase

Of the Tooele County Commissioners, it will never be said they are adept at the art of tact or of being even remotely sensitive to the collective mind of their voting constituency. There exists within the public...

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Correction

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Correction

In last Tuesday’s letter to the editor titled “Restore good will,” Janice Anderson of Grantsville wrote that Tooele County Deputy Assessor Jake Parkinson, in remarks made during a public hearing about valuation errors by the county assessor’s...

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Restore good will

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Restore good will

As citizens of Tooele County, we attended the tax meeting held in the county administration building on Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. During the “comments” portion of the meeting where residents are allowed two minutes to address...

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President we deserve?

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

President we deserve?

Despite the outcome of the election, the presidential candidate on the ballot whose positions and values were clearly most representative of the majority of Utahns was Evan McMullin. Unfortunately, Utah voters relegated him to third place, and...

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Childish personal attacks

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Childish personal attacks

This is in regards to your Nov. 1 letter to the editor titled “Serious consequences.” I would like to remind your paper that your Letters Policy states that letters must be “civil in tone.” I do not...

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