A child’s joy shows how we can choose to love outside the lines

It started out like any other Thursday morning. I drove up the hill toward the house of Derek and Angie Terry to meet with Reed Orcutt, our contractor, and to deliver a check. What I didn’t expect was to have a little girl, Derek and Angie’s granddaughter, draw a picture of what love looks like, outside the lines. We were […]

Vernon M. Pankratz

Celebrating 80 years with an open house Oct. 12, 2019. Born Oct. 7, 1939. Please come join us to wish Vern a happy birthday, between 6 – 8 p.m., at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ,192 W. 200 South, Tooele, Utah, Refreshments will be served. No gifts, please.

Tooele County High School Golf 2019

A successful 2019 high school golf season came to a close Friday for the boys from Stansbury, Tooele and Grantsville high schools as they competed in their respective state tournaments. Stansbury finished ninth in Class 4A, and was led by sophomore Braydon Griffith, who finished in a tied for sixth place individually. Senior Peyton Thevenot tied for 17th place, while […]

William Earl Harding


William Earl Harding was born March 13, 1929, to Josiah Frank Harding and Mamie Taylor Harding. They lived in Magna where they owned a dairy farm. He was the sixth child of eight: John Frank, Shirley Mae, Rebecca, Calvin Taylor, Eva, Delbert Vern and Lucille. They moved from Magna to Vernon and when he was about 16 years old they […]

Despite our best efforts, we cannot restore human life like God does

Throughout the Gospels we see Jesus with children. We have heard of His love for them. In Mark 10, the Gospel reads when the Sacrament of Holy Baptism is administered, He took children into His arms and blessed them. He told His disciples that the kingdom of God belongs to children such as these.  We hear throughout Scripture the Lord’s […]

Take a good look

More procedural steps toward changing Tooele County’s form of government are back in the news and readers who have been following the change or taken part in the process won’t want to miss out. As reported in last Thursday’s edition, Tooele County commissioners Shawn Milne, Kendall Thomas and Tom Tripp are reviewing six Tooele County maps that each show proposed […]

Sun Lok Yuen

On behalf of Sun Lok Yuen owners and staff members, thank you for all of your support. Without you, we wouldn’t have had the opportunity or pleasure to stay in the community for 48 years. Thank you for the friendships, the memories, and most of all, for allowing us to share our family with yours. We hope that you will […]

Sports Wrap – October 8, 2019

Tooele volleyball vs. Cedar Valley Brinley Smith had nine kills and Alli Miles and Emma Higley each had seven to propel the Tooele volleyball team to a 25-17, 21-25, 25-9, 25-15 victory over Cedar Valley in a Region 10 match Thursday in Eagle Mountain. Aysha Lewis added five kills and six aces for the Buffaloes, while Miles had three blocks […]

Grantsville girls shut out Summit Academy for 11th win

As junior Whitney Wangsgard converted on a breakaway to give the Grantsville girls soccer team a 1-0 advantage in Thursday’s Region 13 match against Summit Academy, coach Travis Lowry yelled, “put it on the scoreboard!” For the first time, the Cowboys’ home field actually has a scoreboard to keep track of the score and time, thanks to fundraising efforts by […]

Tooele’s Unruh, Hamilton reach tennis quarterfinals

The Tooele and Stansbury girls tennis teams brought their seasons to a close Friday at the Class 4A state tournament at Liberty Park in Salt Lake City, with Tooele’s top doubles team of Taya Unruh and Kammy Hamilton advancing to the second round before being eliminated.  Unruh and Hamilton defeated Annie Owen and Alana Frieden of Crimson Cliffs 6-2, 6-1 […]