Tuesday's primary election results:
Ron Bigelow and Karen Lang advance in the contest for West Valley City Mayor [Tribune].
Ted Eyre and David Wilde will face off in November to replace outgoing Murray Mayor Dan Snarr [Tribune].
Some close races, and some not-so-close, to determine the finalists for Salt Lake City Council [Tribune].
Other important non-election happenings:
The Utah House looks to hire some investigators to assist their probe into embattled Attorney General John Swallow [Tribune].
Chad Elie, who served time in prison for his role in processing illegal online poker payments, makes some allegations about inappropriate money funneling between Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow [City Weekly].
Sen. Orrin Hatch’s Presidential Exploratory Committee officially shuts down after being inactive for more than a decade [Tribune].
A legal brief says Utah has a “sovereign” right to prohibit same-sex marriage. Three couples are challenging Amendment 3, which bars the unions, in federal court [Tribune].
Park City residents rally to urge Rep. Rob Bishop to vote in favor of immigration reform [Tribune].
Brigham City Mayor Dennis Fife pleads guilty to disorderly conduct after charges were filed against him by Councilwoman Ruth Jensen because of a June altercation between the two [Tribune].
Daniel Burton says Salt Lake County GOP Chair Chad Bennion was looking to score cheap political points when he called SLCO District Attorney Sim Gill a “cop hater” [Publius Online].
A new study says binge drinking in Utah costs the state $1.5 billion annually in lost productivity and health problems [Tribune].
Gas prices in Utah are among the highest in the nation [Tribune].
West Valley City and Salt Lake City are fighting over who gets to claim the 84118 zip code [Tribune].