Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

Outdoor Adventure

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Mt. Wolverine is an easy, short hike with breathtaking views

“Mountains are not stadiums where I satisfy my ambition to achieve; they are the cathedrals where I practice my religion.”  —Anatoli Boukreev A fall chill is in the air and many kids are back in school, yet there’s...

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Thursday, August 18th, 2016

East Hickman Canyon offers a cool break from summer’s heat

“Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.” —Henry David Thoreau Sitting in my study and melting in summer’s heat, it’s pleasant to think about a place where afternoon thunderstorms shower the forest and...

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Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Moonlight in the mountains, desert can render you speechless

There is something magical about moonlight on the peaks, across the desert and in the trees that draws me to it like a moth to flame. Everything changes, from the clouds in the sky to the rocks...

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Thursday, July 14th, 2016

High in the canyons, the East Tintic Range’s history will surprise you

“Yesterday is but today’s memory and tomorrow is today’s dream.” —Kahlil Gibran In the southeast corner of Tooele County, there is an interesting group of mountains known as the East Tintic Range. The mountains, which straddle the...

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Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Albion Basin offers escape from July heat

As we roast in July’s heat down in the valleys, it’s always good to remember that not far away is a cool, alpine wonderland. That area is Albion Basin at the top of Little Cottonwood Canyon in...

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Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Walk in the footsteps of the ‘Greatest Generation’ at Wendover Airfield

In last week’s article, we explored the incredible contribution Wendover and the Greatest Generation made to bring Nazi Germany to its knees via strategic bombing. While the sacrifice and heroism are amazing, even more significant contributions to...

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Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Old airfield one of America’s treasures

“Never was so much owed by so many to so few.” —Winston Churchill Tooele County has a national treasure called Historic Wendover Airfield. Isolated on the edge of the Great Salt Lake Desert on the Utah/Nevada border,...

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Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Arrows in the desert hark back to early days of aviation in U.S.

“Learning never exhausts the mind.” —Leonardo Da Vinci Despite all the years I’ve explored Tooele County, I still hear interesting stories or about locations I had no idea existed. I was riding home in my van pool...

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Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

In Tooele County, ‘no hour of life spent in the saddle is wasted’

“Horse Culture” runs deep in Tooele County. Since the first pioneers homesteaded near Settlement Canyon, horses have been a big part of the community and have contributed to the area’s character. There are even wild horses that...

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Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Capitol Reef National Park offers endless colorful memories

“Wilderness is not a luxury, but a necessity of the human spirit and as vital to our lives as water and good bread.” —Edward Abbey As a long Memorial Day weekend approaches, I’d like to suggest a...

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