Proper hydration important in extreme heat and when exercising

What to drink in our extreme heat is a topic of conversation I’ve heard a lot recently. How about on your summer run or bike ride? Are you team sports drink or team water? The answer is not always as clear as, well, water. It really depends on the duration and intensity of the physical activity and on how much […]

In defense of the Christian’s freedom

This weekend most of us will in some form celebrate our nation’s independence, as first declared 245 years ago, when John Hancock and others declared the 13 colonies free from British rule. Men fought for the freedom of the new republic, and many died for the cause of freedom. President Reagan once said, “Freedom is never more than one generation […]

In 1971, Tooele City begins rat reduction program

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 first week of July. July 2-4, 1996 Two months after an agreement was reached between the Army and Tooele City, preparations were underway for a conveyance ceremony of the […]

The family of Shirley Norton

The family of Shirley Norton would like to thank all those that participated in her service. Thank you to Bishop Lewis, Bob and Lori Thurston and the ladies of the 10th Ward Relief Society for the delicious luncheon. Trevor and the wonderful ladies at Our House Assisted Living for the tender care given to mom. The amazing doctors and nurses […]

Lee R. Rydalch


Lee Ralph Rydalch passed away in his 80th year, in his sleep, in his chair, in the place he often referred to as the most peaceful in the world, San Diego, California.  Lee was born Jan. 10, 1941, in Tooele, Utah, to David Louis Rydalch and Lucille Rose Rydalch. He was the oldest of three siblings, and was raised in […]

Edith Anne (Edie) Haskett


Edith Haskett passed away June 26, 2021, at the age of 96 after a long battle of congestive heart failure. She was born in Dowagiac, Michigan, Jan. 22, 1925, to Flossie and William Ackenhusen. She was raised in Benton Harbor, Michigan, until the age of 20.  She married the love of her life Charles R. Haskett in 1951 in Seattle, […]

UDOT reminds drivers to plan for heavy traffic on holiday weekend

Fourth of July travelers may encounter traffic delays this weekend. Fourth of July holiday traffic is expected to congest highways, according to Utah Department of Transportation traffic engineers.  Traffic engineers expect delays on Friday of up to 30 minutes on northbound I-15 through Davis County from 3-7 p.m. Up to 20 minutes delays are expected on southbound I-15 through Salt […]

Harbor Freight Tooele store opens

Harbor Freight Tools opened its new store in Tooele on Saturday at 8 a.m. The Tooele store, located at 948 North Main Street, is the 16th Harbor Freight Tools store in Utah.  The store will be open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. The […]

State Route 112 work causes delays

After being delayed by equipment related causes, the Utah Department of Transportation has started paving work on state Route 112. SR-112 runs between Tooele City and Granstville. Drivers can expect up to 15 minute delays when traveling through the area, according to UDOT officials. UDOT encourages drivers to use alternate routes, such as S.R. 138 and S.R. 36. Work is […]

County gets clean independent audit

Tooele County has too much money — that’s what the County Council heard from their independent auditor at the Council meeting on Thursday night. Jon Haderlie, accounting partner with Larson & Company’s Spanish Fork office, said his company’s review of the county’s 2020 financial records lead to a “clean” or “unmodified” audit opinion. “That’s the best we can say,” Haderlie […]