Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

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The heroism witnessed during 9/11 must return 

Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

The heroism witnessed during 9/11 must return 

Nineteen years ago we saw heroism and integrity, compassion and sacrifice in action. As the twin towers were hit by vile men of hatred, men and women of valor ran into those burning, collapsing buildings to save...

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Evolution vs. Divine Design

Tuesday, July 21st, 2020

Evolution vs. Divine Design

Editor’s note: Clair Vernon is a Tooele resident and dentist. In this column Vernon shares some of his conclusions from his research on the topic of evolution and divine design. Our five senses tell us that we...

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Open letter to Mayor Winn

Tuesday, July 14th, 2020

Open letter to Mayor Winn

Thank you for your email dated June 30. It’s clear from your message and your statement at the City Council Meeting July 1 that we have a giant gulf of understanding to overcome. It’s unfortunate, but in...

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Protest march was peaceful as planned

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Protest march was peaceful as planned

Before planning this protest, I had been exposed to racist comments here in Tooele. It was never more than a few hateful words but it hurt nonetheless. I am fighting not for racism to magically disappear —...

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The First Amendment is not optional

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

The First Amendment is not optional

A lifetime ago Bob Dylan said “The times, they are a-changin’.” As I look back to that song in 1964 I would have to agree with him; especially when I consider what has occurred in our nation during...

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May our isolation remind us of the power of ‘We’

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

May our isolation remind us of the power of ‘We’

In the midst of social distancing, I was listening to and watching a video on Youtube of the performance of Bach’s Mass in b minor. It was compelling to me how the interplay of each instrument, and...

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Give a corporation a fish and it will never learn

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

Give a corporation a fish and it will never learn

In the news last Thursday, the Tooele County School Board voted to give The Romney Group a large tax break for its Lakeview Business Park. An article from last Tuesday mentioned that the school district was giving...

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It’s always your right to know

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

It’s always your right to know

Editor’s note: March 16-22 is National Sunshine Week, which draws attention to the need for open government, transparency, and the public’s right to access public records.  The media is most definitely not your enemy.  Far from being...

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Depression is common among U.S. farmers today

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

Depression is common among U.S. farmers today

During Agricultural Safety Awareness Week of March 1-7, Utah Farm Bureau encourages everyone to end the stigma around mental health. Recent studies have shown stress and depressive symptoms are prevalent in the agricultural community, with as many...

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Legislature should focus on bigger things than a new flag

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

Legislature should focus on bigger things than a new flag

As I’ve been watching the legislative session, I came across an interesting bill about the Legislature changing the state flag. Apparently, it’s been in the works for a couple of years. I always thought that state flags...

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