Great tips for on how to become a ‘relationship artist’

“It’s a big milestone for all of us,” Sam said as he excitedly shared that Caden, his oldest child, was going to be starting kindergarten on the coming Monday. “Enjoy it!” I said. I wasn’t surprised to see that Sam, a senior merchandise financial planning manager at the world’s larger retailer, was paying such attention to the small details of […]

Desert Odyssey: The Pony Express Part 5

George Chorpenning’s  ‘Jackass Mail’ comtinued “The World is a book and those who do not travel read only one page” St. Augustine The only way to truly appreciate the incredible feats that pioneers and early entrepreneurs achieved, you have to get out on the landscape and travel the long, bumpy, dusty miles of the dirt roads or cross portions of […]

County’s youth celebrate success of Junior Livestock Show

Tooele County Junior Livestock Show contestants prepared for months, and the results are in. Many of the competitors found themselves celebrating new milestones while others fell short and set out with new goals for next year’s show.  “This was my first year in 4-H and I raised a pig,” said Peter Brubaker of Grantsville.  Brubaker is 10 years old and […]

Tooele County Fair Highlights

With the theme of “Stars, Stripes, and Summer Nights”, the Tooele County Fair wrapped up on Saturday, August 5, 2022. The four-day affair included the Junior Livestock Show and Sale, Home Arts exhibitions from Tooele County Residents, 4H exhibits and activities, the City of Fun Carnival, live entertainment, as well as the Tooele County Broncs and Bulls, and the Punishment […]

The Gospel: Jesus given to you and for you!

In his book The Proper Distinction between Law and Gospel, Lutheran theologian C. F. W. Walther stated that a pastor’s sermon, while proclaiming God’s Law and His Gospel, must allow the Gospel to predominate. In other words, you need to hear God’s Word point out to you that you are a sinner worthy of death but are redeemed through the […]

Beware the ‘Beast’

It’s not often that we get movies about Africa. I believe this is odd considering there are more than 1.2 billion people on the continent and many people from the U.S. have a lineage leading back to that promised place.  If we were to start a trend of movies centered around the representation of African cultures, I would not be […]

250 Mile Journey

Eleven-year-old Leneah Knickerbocker along with her father, Jean-Michel Knickerbocker, spent 10 days walking from their home in  Idaho Falls to Grantsville, so Leneah could visit her cousin. The Knickerbocker’s trek of over 250 miles was inspired by a phone call between Leneah and her cousin. “In February I was talking to my cousin on the phone and I said, ‘I […]

In 1997, 118 drivers cited for speeding on state Route 36 in one day

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 August. August 26-28, 1997 “Do you know how fast you were going?” That was the question Tooele City Police Department officers were asking the 118 drivers […]

I can, I will: A lesson in doing hard things wrapped in a ball of yarn

When I was a little girl, my grandma tried to teach me how to crochet — key word “tried”.  I remember sitting on the armrest of her chair as she slowly wove the hook in and out of the yarn demonstrating the correct technique as I hollered and waved my arms around, “Wait, grandma. I didn’t catch that. Go back […]

Back to school: Drivers Beware

School started today in the Tooele County School District. School district, charter school and private school students are once again traveling to and from school. In some areas student pedestrians will share their pathway with motorists. Drivers have had three months to forget some of the rules of the road for safety around schools. To help assure a safe year […]