Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

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Thursday, October 31st, 2019

Traveling leads to family, food and a history lesson

As soon as my parents told me they were leaving my hometown of Moab for greener — and cooler, and cheaper — pastures in the mountains of New Mexico, I knew I’d be making the trip to...

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Thursday, October 24th, 2019

Coming back home was easier than I thought

Making the transition from coastal life back to mountain town life was easier than I thought it would be. In fact, I think I preferred it all along. Southern California is usually only fun in small doses...

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Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

A fond farewell to Tooele County and the Transcript Bulletin

This is the last piece I’ll write — at least for the foreseeable future — for the Tooele Transcript Bulletin.  After nearly five years juggling a variety of beats — Grantsville City, Tooele City, criminal justice and...

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Pressure cooker a lifesaver for bachelors

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Pressure cooker a lifesaver for bachelors

I am not a gourmet chef. That’s probably for the best, considering I don’t have the most sophisticated tastes, nor do I have the budget to experiment with exotic ingredients.  A quick look at my pantry shelves at...

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Thursday, September 12th, 2019

A surprise trip to New York

At the end of July, I got a message from my best friend’s wife.  “I want to surprise Cody for his birthday — are you free during the first week of September at all?” After several weeks...

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Thursday, September 5th, 2019

The old family couch was much more than a place to sit

It was a big comfy couch. The couch in the photographs that accompany this column became a part of our family somewhere around 1961. That is the year stamped on the first photograph that I found. Depending...

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Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

Rallycross ride-along was a truly thrilling experience

If you think the Nitro Rallycross track at Utah Motorsports Campus looks terrifying, you’d be right. You should try taking a ride around the thing. That was the opportunity I had Friday morning as part of the...

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Thursday, August 8th, 2019

Heat relief and bears make for memorable trip to Banff

Two weeks ago, I escaped the blazing summer heat of Utah for milder temperatures, longer days and cleaner air. I met up with a pair of college friends, as well as a contingent of friends and acquaintances...

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Thursday, August 1st, 2019

Is Tooele County big enough for a job for everyone that lives here?

I don’t leave Tooele County very often any more. Now that I’ve worked in the county for the last 13 years, there really isn’t a reason to leave. What I can’t get at a local store I can...

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Pioneer Day leaves me with one feeling above all

Thursday, July 25th, 2019

Pioneer Day leaves me with one feeling above all

Pioneer Day is an interesting day for me. Having grown up in Utah, I understand the importance it has to those who call the Beehive State home. July 24 is a day of celebration — a day...

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