Promised to the Pool

It all began with a promise. It was a promise Beverly Loop made over 11 years ago and continues to keep today because of the integrity of her heart, the determination in her mind and the spirit within her soul. It’s doubtful Keith Loop knew exactly how much an impact it would have, but he asked his wife Beverly to […]

Tooele has great shoe-making history

Mom and Dad bought a brand spanking new home when I was 4 or 5-years-old. As a child I’m sure I didn’t appreciate what a huge decision and commitment that was, but I did very much understand what a treasure it was to have a weed-covered field behind our lot. One of the first things Dad did was to build […]

Goldenrod crab spiders camouflage on flowers to eat

Originally named after the sea creature it physically resembles, the goldenrod crab spider also derives its name from a flower it uses for hunting. This spider is known for hiding on the stamen of flowers, possessing remarkable camouflaging capabilities. This technique is a unique color-changing transformation, because the spider is able to shift between the colors of white and yellow. […]

Getting your Netflix pics to show up in Safari

When you use Safari to go into Netflix, do you find that most, if not all, of the pictures for the offered movies don’t show up? There is an easy fix for this, which also applies to Firefox and other browsers, although the procedure may vary slightly. After you open Safari, select “Safari” at the top-left and then open “Preferences.” […]

Setup and access the taskbar from anywhere

The Taskbar is and has been an integral part of Windows since the beginning and gives you options for customization that help suit your needs whether for work or for play. Here are some options that can make your computer behave the way you desire. Even though there are new features for the taskbar in Windows 8 and 8.1, some […]

It’s time to plant summer squash

One of the great delights of summer for the vegetable gardener is summer squash. Squash is fast growing, sizable and highly productive. Kids love to find the squash growing under the large roundish leaves, and the dark green plant is very attractive in the garden setting. Growing squash is almost fool proof. With some basic pest control, adequate water and […]


Brett and DeNae Handy are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Corinne Noel to Teague Davis Alder, son of Sam and Darla Alder, Saturday, May 31, in the Salt Lake Temple. The pleasure of your company is requested at a reception held in their honor that evening from 5-7 p.m., Porter Way LDS church building, 57 W. Porter […]

Robert Durrant

Robert was born in Rexburg, Idaho, June 2, 1924, and moved to the farm in Vernon, Tooele County, Utah, two years later in 1926. He has continued living there for 88 years and at age 90 still goes out everyday and works on the farm, fixing fences, catching the horses for his great-grandchildren to ride, and riding his 4-wheeler around […]

DUP museum open for the summer

The Tooele County Company of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers Plaza Museum has opened for the summer. Memorial Day was a celebration of pioneer ancestry at the museum with exhibits of artifacts and pioneer photographs. The public is welcome to come on Fridays and Saturdays, or by appointment for other times, to browse the cases and walls, viewing such items […]

Sports Wrap – May 29, 2014

Tennis camp Tooele High School tennis coaches will conduct a summer tennis camp June 2-5 for students entering second grade through 9th grade. The camp will run from 8-10 a.m. for those in grades second through fifth, and from 10 a.m. to noon for grades sixth through ninth. Cost is $30. Conducting the clinic will be tennis coaches Lyle Nielson, […]