Local Headlines 8-22-16

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Don’t let a famous company dazzle us into a bad deal

Op-ed: Data center is a boon on land that isn’t producing now

Paul Rolly: GOP chairman plays a parrot when challenging Democratic counterpart

Op-ed: Utah should look hard at starting school later

Op-ed: EPA should give us leeway to solve our unique ozone issues

Op-ed: Utahns want Bears Ears monument? Not the ones I surveyed

Op-ed: Allowing wheels in wilderness would benefit lands and Utah economy

Editorial: Keeping Facebook project secret rightly undermines support for tax breaks

Weber County proposes 2017 tax hike to compensate for law-enforcement pay gap

Mitt Romney, Daffy Duck: Some Utah voters plotting alternative choices to Trump, Clinton

Utah’s Stewart: Russia ‘trying to meddle in everything we do,’ including elections

Spouses of Utah police officers share concerns about negativity

Things to know about Facebook’s West Jordan plan, code named ‘Project Discus’

In pursuing Facebook, Utah hopes for friend requests from other companies

Rolly: Ceremony for Utah’s fallen officers shows outreach to minority communities is paying off, thanks to Explorer program

Tim Lawson, Shurtleff confidant, key figure in corruption scandal, dies from serious infection

Deseret News

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Debating the necessity and relevancy of the Electoral College in electing our presidents

David Holland: Trump’s Utah problem is nestled in our national paradox

Editorial: A military Appeals Court ruling stirs a hornet’s nest on religious liberty

Ex-county commissioner, businessman plead not guilty to fraud charges

Crucial Utah vote on Facebook tax-break plan postponed

LDS Church clarifies Rep. Stewart’s story about Russian missionaries

Libertarian presidential ticket pledges balanced budget, entitlement reform

Hal Boyd: Gary Johnson says Mitt Romney would be ‘guaranteed’ a spot in his administration

Changes to health care industry have rural hospitals on edge

Utah jobless rate at 3.9 percent

States with the back-to-school best and worst school systems for 2016

Tim Lawson, once called former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff’s ‘fixer,’ dead at 51

Other

Editorial: Does it take a 25% tax hike to find the money for Weber County pay raises? (Standard-Examiner)

Ogden makes CNBC list of top 20 cities to start a business in America (Standard-Examiner)

Risks high in Ogden if Bear River dammed, river advocacy group says (Standard-Examiner)

Report: Utah ranks No. 2 in nation for job growth, Cache County employment rising (Logan Herald Journal)

Park City group, 70-plus strong, headed to Aspen on fact-finding trip (Park Record)