Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

Museum Memories

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Barbers played big role in Tooele’s pioneer history

I was probably in first grade and not Kindergarten at the old Central School on Vine and 100 West in Tooele. Mom wouldn’t let me walk home from summer Kindergarten and its milk and cookies even if we...

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Dunn speaks to Sons of Utah Pioneers

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Dunn speaks to Sons of Utah Pioneers

Clayton Dunn, along with his four brothers, owns the Tooele Transcript Bulletin newspaper which has been owned, operated and published by the Dunns. Dunn was the guest presenter at the monthly Sons of Utah Pioneers Settlement Canyon...

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Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Pioneer Museum prepares to open for 2015 season

The volunteer staff of the Tooele Pioneer Museum at 47 E. Vine S. in Tooele is busily getting ready for the 2015 season opening on May 1-2. The 2015 season will run until September 26th which is...

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Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

‘Keeping Lake Point Lake Point’

In a delightful presentation on Thursday, Feb. 5, Jim Willis from Lake Point helped the Settlement Canyon Chapter of the Sons of Utah Pioneers understand why Lake Point is working to incorporate. Simply said, residents want to...

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Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Tooele County: the old, the new, the beautiful

I wouldn’t trade the times I grew up in with any other times in the history of Tooele County. As a kid, we could pack a sandwich and a real WWII canteen with canvas cover and a funky...

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Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Tooele has great shoe-making history

Mom and Dad bought a brand spanking new home when I was 4 or 5-years-old. As a child I’m sure I didn’t appreciate what a huge decision and commitment that was, but I did very much understand...

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Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Tooele Pioneer Museum opening for the season

The Tooele Pioneer Museum at 47 E. Vine Street opens for the season on Friday May 2 and 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will be open every Friday and Saturday through September those same...

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Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Tooele Valley Railroad connected area to Salt Lake and beyond

It’s 3 in the afternoon on a gorgeous October day.  School is out, and the last pickup football game has just finished on the lawn of the Annex at the Tooele Central School.  No bloody noses today...

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Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Where the long grass used to blow

Mom looked everywhere trying to find us, but we were well hidden. She knew we hadn’t gone on our biggest adventures of climbing Little Mountain, or swinging like Tarzan from root to root from the Oak Brush...

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Thursday, July 11th, 2013

The Smokey Old Smelter

I felt like a millionaire! To go from 85 cents an hour bagging groceries to more than $2 per hour working at “The Smelter” was simply astounding! I began to imagine all the wonderful things I could do...

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