Local Headlines 12-12-16

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: After more than half a century, Jones is still calling them right

Paul Rolly: Could Hatch have put a bug in Trump’s ear about Huntsman?

Op-ed: Pass tax-credit bill to keep electric vehicles rolling in Utah

Op-ed: Utah doesn’t need more non-compete legislation

Op-ed: Utah has a nursing shortage, and schools are coming together to address it

Op-ed: To optimize our democracy, bury the gerrymander

Editorial: Pollution monitoring is a core government function

After long election lines, lawmaker looking to back off universal mail-in voting

Utah Legislature’s budget czar honored

Enviros raise concerns, GOP cheers Trump’s reported pick to head Interior Department

Former mayor says Biskupski to blame if more homeless die in the cold

Democrat Harrison concedes, sealing Rep. LaVar Christensen re-election win

Rocky Mountain Power suspends request for new rate schedule, will negotiate with solar stakeholders

Swallow case bumping into barriers that dogged Shurtleff prosecution

Trump reportedly will pass over Romney, Huntsman to pick Exxon Mobil CEO for State

Utah environmentalists decry ‘haphazard’ plan to build pipeline for mine wastewater

A $2M check, Harry Reid and one frustrated prosecutor

Rolly: Lamb’s dodges Cinegrill’s fate while Rio Grande Cafe looks to bounce back

If Obama declares a mini Bears Ears monument, would anyone in Utah be happy?

With Utah Legislature’s Mormon supermajority, is it representative of the people?

Deseret News

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Who will be granted their Christmas wishes?

Hal Boyd: Why the Book of Mormon can tell us more about America than Ayn Rand’s ‘The Fountainhead’

Op-ed: Utah needs Sen. Hatch

Op-ed: The Electoral College: A hallmark of the Republic

Editorial: Comprehensive corporate tax reform, not increased tariffs!

Amazon.com sales tax deal at 1.31 percent

Democratic challenger concedes race to GOP Rep. LaVar Christensen

Judge weighing whether to toss charges against ex-A.G. John Swallow

S.L. mayor says more funding available to shelter homeless from the cold

Trump to name Exxon Mobil CEO as secretary of state, NBC News reports

BLM withdraws controversial Nine Mile Canyon leases

UTA planning nearly $10 million in improvements for 2017

New EPA chief will impact Utah’s regulations on air pollution, water resources


Editorial: Utah can’t afford to waste the sales tax money Amazon starts collecting in 2017 (Standard-Examiner)

Cache District: Class-size inequality not the norm in dual-language schools (Logan Herald Journal)

Summit County’s political divide is crystal clear (Park Record)