Parenting education classes work – it might be time to try one

One of the oft-mentioned drawbacks of parenting is that kids don’t come with an instruction manual. Parenting is hard work. It requires the ability to manage a myriad of tasks for our dependent offspring, often on little sleep, while facing stress and economic pressures to provide. The challenges of parenting are enough to make even the bravest among us want […]

James R. Blanke


James R. Blanke passed away March 22, 2021. James is survived by his wife Linda; daughter Kimberly; siblings Clark, Kat, Martin and Kevin; and his best friend and companion Tigger. He will have a military burial May 10 at 2 p.m.  

Charles Brent McBride


Charles Brent McBride passed away in his Tooele home Friday, March 19, 2021, from causes incident to acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Brent was born Aug. 15, 1941, in Tooele to Charles and Louise McBride. When Brent was six months old the family moved to Texas to start a candy business, but WWII brought them back to Utah where they settled […]

In 1946, construction begins on Tooele Bit and Spur rodeo grounds

The Tooele Transcript Bulletin has published Tooele County news since 1894. Here is a flashback of local front-page news from 25, 50, 75 and 100 years ago that occurred during the fourth week of March. March 26-28, 1996 From Texas, Colorado, California, Washington and all parts of Utah, folks with Grantsville roots came home Saturday, March 23, for the 112th […]

Celebrating Women’s History Month

Did you know that March is Women’s History Month?  The goal of celebrating Women’s History Month is to remember and reflect on the impact women have made to culture, society, science, politics and the environment. Over the course of history there have been many trailblazing women who have made lasting impacts.  Did you also know that Marilyn Gillette, our County […]

Sports Wrap – March 25, 2021

Stansbury baseball vs. Ogden Braydon Allie was 2-for-3 with two doubles and four RBIs and Gage Miller and Colton Sundloff each drove in two runs to lead the Stansbury baseball team to a 17-6 win over Ogden in its Region 10 opener Tuesday at Stansbury High School. Bryce Gordon also had a double for the Stallions (7-3, 1-0 Region 10), […]

Cowboys, Dinos give softball fans a thrill

I know it had probably only been a year since the last time I watched a high school softball game in person, but everything that’s gone on over the past 12 months made it seem even longer than that. Thus, I was thrilled to see Wednesday’s Grantsville-Carbon matchup on the schedule — the perfect opportunity to get back out to the […]

GHS girls finish first, boys second at home meet

The Grantsville girls track and field team edged Morgan 64-61 for the team title at Wednesday’s Region 13 quad meet at Grantsville High School, earning seven individual event victories and two relay wins along the way. Emily Backus won the 100-meter dash in 13.13 seconds, and added a second win in the long jump with a mark of 15 feet, […]

Stallions’ Tormondsen sixth in region golf match

The girls golf teams of Region 10 took to a chilly Mountain View Golf Course for an 18-hole match Wednesday afternoon in West Jordan, with host school Juan Diego dominating the proceedings.  The Soaring Eagle posted a team score of 351, some 47 strokes better than runner-up Uintah. All four of Juan Diego’s scoring golfers finished in the top-five overall. […]

Carbon slips past Cowboys in extra innings

When the Class 3A state softball championship is decided in May, the girls from Carbon and Grantsville figure to be right there in the conversation. For eight innings on Wednesday afternoon in Grantsville, the Dinos and Cowboys showed exactly why they’re considered among 3A’s very best. In a game marked by excellent pitching and strong defense, Carbon escaped with a […]