Grant Christley

Happy Birthday to Melvin Grant Christley Sr., who is turning 95 on Aug. 19,2018. A better father, grandfather, and great-grandfather could not be found! We love you Buttermilk! Please join us at the Grantsville West Stake Center Pavilion, 115 E. Cherry St., Grantsville, on Aug. 18, 2018, from 6-8 p.m. to help wish him a happy birthday. No gifts please. […]


David and Jennifer Allread are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, McKenna Clare, to Travis Scott Dowdle, son of Kevin and Natalie Dowdle. They will be sealed on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, in the Salt Lake Temple for time and all eternity. Travis served an LDS mission in London, England. He graduated Magnacum Laude from Utah State University […]

‘When you have no business, things can only get better’

I happened upon Les Ellison walking down the hall of our office and greeted him. “Hi Les. How is business?” I said with anticipation. Yet, I could never have anticipated how he would respond. “I love it when I have no business!” Les responded with a genuine smile. His grin widened as he saw a perplexed look on my face. So, […]

Sports Wrap – August 14, 2018

Stansbury girls soccer vs. Bear River Mackenzie Landward and Maddy Graber each scored twice to lead the Stansbury girls soccer team to a 7-1 win over Bear River at home Thursday afternoon. Chloee Corbett, McCall Littlefield and Reagen Didericksen also scored goals for the Stallions (2-0), who blew the game open with four second-half goals. Stansbury faced Roy on Tuesday […]

Whitworth sets new GHS record

Grantsville junior Porter Whitworth wasted no time picking up right where he left off as a sophomore. In Saturday morning’s Premier Invitational at the Cottonwood Complex in Millcreek, last year’s third-place finisher at the Class 3A state cross-country championships showed why he’s a contender to win the whole thing in 2018, winning the race in a blazing time of 14 […]

Hometown team wins big at Pirelli World Challenge

The Pirelli World Challenge’s Grand Prix of Utah provided driver Drew Staveley with quite the home-field advantage. After all, the Salt Lake City-based driver certainly knows his way around Utah Motorsports Campus’ road course better than most, and his team, Ian Lacy Racing, is based at the track. That, combined with the number of friends, family and well-wishers cheering him […]

Buffaloes fall to Hunter in tough season opener

The Tooele girls soccer team is a work in progress, but if the Buffaloes’ first game of the season is a sign of anything, they’re progressing quickly. While the Buffs finished on the wrong side of Thursday’s 4-0 score against Hunter at Tooele High School, coach Stephen Duggan was quite pleased with his team’s debut — particularly after they had […]

Building a solid foundation

After some tough seasons in recent years, the Grantsville football team took a major step forward in 2017, nearly knocking off eventual state champion Juan Diego in the Class 3A state quarterfinals after finishing second in Class 3A North. However, the Cowboys aren’t satisfied with just making it to the postseason this time around. In 2018, they hope to build […]

Playing the Dream

On his 19th birthday, Jameson Bradfield of Lake Point stood on the football field at Stansbury High School with a trumpet in his hand. To him, this was heaven.  He wasn’t alone. The 155 other members, ages 14-22, of the Salt Lake City-based Battalion Drum and Bugle Corps, practiced their nine-minute routine in the afternoon heat to prepare for their […]

Death Notice: Kayla Curtis


Kayla Curtis, age 31, passed away on Aug. 12, 2018, in Tooele, Utah. A full obituary will appear in the Aug. 16 edition of the Transcript Bulletin. For service information, please refer to Tate Mortuary at 435-882-0676 or online at