Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

Op-Eds

During war times of the 1940s (World War II)

Tuesday, June 28th, 2022

During war times of the 1940s (World War II)

I, Jim Vera, remember the scary sounds of World War II back in the 1940’s. I was born in 1936 and I was around six years old when the United States went to war. My parents were...

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...
Mountain West pediatrician offers advice on formula shortage

Tuesday, May 17th, 2022

Mountain West pediatrician offers advice on formula shortage

We live in crazy times. It seems shortages and price hikes have become regular occurrences. Unfortunately, we now have an infant formula crisis. This is a potential calamity for the baby and obviously distressing for the parents....

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...
Too young to die

Wednesday, March 30th, 2022

Too young to die

In 1980, I was hired by Tooele County School District as their psychologist. I wrote and published a paper entitled, “Too young to die,” reflecting high suicide rates in Utah and Tooele County. Recently, a Tooele County...

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...
Sympathy for Ukraine lies in our own history

Tuesday, March 8th, 2022

Sympathy for Ukraine lies in our own history

During the past eleven days, I have wondered why many of us as Americans have come together in support of Ukraine. The United States of America and Ukraine are separated by vast oceans, differing traditions and large...

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...
Never again will one generation of veterans abandon another

Tuesday, October 5th, 2021

Never again will one generation of veterans abandon another

It is with deep anguish that I read the article on Suicide Prevention Month that appeared on Sept. 28. This article was important, but a bit late don’t you think?  I contacted Life Worth Living about a...

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...
High density, values and ‘these people’

Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

High density, values and ‘these people’

It’s no secret that Tooele County is one of the fastest growing areas in the fastest growing state in the nation. As a Realtor I deal with that growth every day. As a Tooele City planning and...

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...
Let’s do our part and help save our fellow Utahns before it is too late

Tuesday, August 31st, 2021

Let’s do our part and help save our fellow Utahns before it is too late

I just finished the first week of school in person. It went pretty well.  Most of my teaching schedule crams 35 students or more shoulder to shoulder in close quarters in my classroom. It’s almost as if there...

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...
I’m Tired

Tuesday, July 6th, 2021

I’m Tired

On Monday, June 14, I drove to our family’s business and saw that someone had spray-painted the words “Nigga Ave” on our fence – and I cried.  This is not the first graffiti we’ve had, but this...

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...
Examine the foundation of your life

Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

Examine the foundation of your life

Before I moved to Utah, I lived in Arizona for ten years and before that Nebraska, where I was born. Last year, I went back to that tiny town in the middle of America, where my grandfather...

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...
Intramural sports could benefit students and schools

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

Intramural sports could benefit students and schools

At the peak of nearly all high school hierarchies are the competitive sports. It seems that everyone is either directly involved, or unathletic.  Now what if there was an alternative — more specifically, what if high schools...

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...
Page 1 of 24 1 2 3 4 5 6 24