Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

Letters to the Editor

Right move for Utah

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

Right move for Utah

In December, President Trump signed a bill restricting people under age 21 from buying tobacco products, including cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, and e-cigarettes. Many states and over 500 cities had already implemented laws restricting the sale of tobacco...

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Condemned to repeat it

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020

Condemned to repeat it

This is in response to Jeff Saunders’ guest opinion in the Jan. 7 Open Forum section titled “How did we get to the Divided States of America?” I think that’s a good question. But I take exception...

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The 4-H Pledge

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

The 4-H Pledge

Recently the Transcript Bulletin ran an article by Robyn Handley titled “Volunteer with 4-H and help grow true leaders with skills.” I can attest to this truth as both a member and a leader in 4-H. I...

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Do not pad figures

Tuesday, December 24th, 2019

Do not pad figures

My reason for voting against the $190,000,000 school bond:  First I am not against supporting education. However, after reading the details of the proposed bond, I found they were open ended and not specific for building new...

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Don’t wish to pay

Tuesday, December 24th, 2019

Don’t wish to pay

I grew up in the midwest, rural area. Most of the people were farmers. The farm kids mostly did not participate in sports. After school it was time to clean out the hog pens. Pity them if...

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Heads in the sand

Tuesday, December 24th, 2019

Heads in the sand

Now that Tooele County voters have voted down the school bond, what do we do now? Certainly those of you who voted against the bond have an alternative idea to affect the school age children from Lake...

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We are the problem

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019

We are the problem

This is in response to a recent letter to the editor titled, “Bring your own bag.” This whole single-use plastic bag issue has a sordid history. We lived in Northern California many years ago when the “plastic...

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We gather together

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

We gather together

At Christmas, we celebrate a birth that happened centuries ago. The God of the universe was born of a human mother. This baby Jesus in the manger was not a new God, but the God who had...

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Recreation Center needed

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

Recreation Center needed

Teenagers are infamous for saying there is nothing to do. To which parents often reply: “There is plenty to do.” In Tooele County, more specifically Tooele Valley, this is unfortunately not the case. Teens are bored here....

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Bring your own bag

Monday, November 25th, 2019

Bring your own bag

Did you know that 500 billion single-use plastic bags are used each year? As the holidays approach shopping increases, which leads to an increase in the use of plastic bags. Knowing that 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic...

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