Update your Mac to OSX Mavericks for free

Apple offers a wide array of products, both hardware and software and similarly, like the Microsoft Tech Guru articles in the Transcript-Bulletin, I will focus mostly on the software, the operating system and system programs, to help keep your Mac safe, updated and tuned-up. First, I must get something out of the way. For those of you who have heard […]

Windows 8.1 puts power button on start screen

Microsoft began rolling out a new update for Windows 8.1 where, among other conveniences, they put the “Power” button on the Start screen. Over the next few weeks, this update will automatically download and install on your computer through Microsoft’s Windows Update. If your computer isn’t set to receive updates automatically, or your computer isn’t caught up with all the […]

The ‘Three Sisters’ create a unique garden loaded with nutrition

There has been a lot of advances in horticulture and agriculture in the last 150 years. Many of us can probably remember being introduced to George Washington Carver in history classes. Famous for his research of peanuts and sweet potatoes, he also understood and promoted the principles of soil building, crop rotation, and companion planting. One of the most impactful […]

Black-billed Magpies take 40 to 50 days to build their nests

Known as “black-billed magpies” or “American magpies” this omnivorous bird inhabits a portion of North America’s water banked shores, fields, thickets, spacious woodlands and parts of many cities. In Utah and Tooele County, they can be seen everywhere. When it comes to food, black-billed magpies are both persistent and daring around humans, especially when it comes to thieving. In fact, […]

Dairy Princess/Ambassador competition set for May 19

Tooele County Dairy Princess/Ambassador Scholarship Competition is set for Monday, May 19 at 7 p.m. To be eligible, entrants must be at least a junior (2013-2014 year) in high school and no older than 24 years old. Scholarships will be given to the Princess/Ambassador in the amount of $1,000, and two attendants will each receive $500 scholarships. The royalty will […]

Girl Scouts annual cookie sale successful

Girl Scouts from all over Tooele County just finished their annual cookie sale.  The combined effort of all the girls totaled 81,400 boxes of cookies sold!  Ashley Rose from Grantsville is this year’s third-top seller in Utah with a total of 3252 boxes sold by herself! Congratulations to all the girls for their fabulous efforts this past month. The girls […]

St. Marguerite’s Catholic Woman of the Year

Lorena Needham has been selected as St. Marguerite’s Catholic Woman of the Year. With her military background and missionary work, this is the first time she has had a choice of where to reside. She selected Utah and our parish and she has been a great asset to the community. She immediatley saw a need for music during the Spanish […]

Ted and Wanda York

The children and grandchildren of Ted and Wanda York are pleased to announce their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married May 1, 1964, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Thank you for being such wonderful examples to all of us. We love you!

Finding meaning in simple things

Tooele resident Rebecca White has a herd of 60 sheep in her living room. There’s another one on her front porch, and a few strays in the bedrooms and her office. Although the sheep aren’t real, they tell stories. They have meaning. For White, a 38-year-old mother and breast cancer survivor, finding meaning in the simple things is a way […]

Tour of Utah will feature seven colorful jerseys

Special jerseys will recognize the top professional athletes and teams this year during the seven days of racing at the 2014 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, Aug. 4-10. In addition to five colorful jerseys presented daily to distinguish classification leaders during “America’s Toughest Stage Race,” two new jerseys will be introduced for the categories of top team and daily […]