Local Headlines 12-14-16

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Don’t let SLC’s northwest quadrant fall victim to sprawl

Editorial: At last, a plan

Utah’s health care future: Telemedicine and researching possible ‘adventure in cannabis’

Road Home shelter on Rio Grande slated for closure, which would effectively reduce shelter beds by 500

Here is a look at the four Salt Lake City shelter sites

Rolly: We can learn something from Cuba’s socialized medicine, says former Utah governor

GOP pursuing election lawsuit appeal while hammering out deal with lawmakers

BLM approves two transmission alignments across Utah

Salt Lake County faith leaders unite in push for religious freedom

Large arts groups to split $13.7M from ZAP

Utah lawmaker pledges bill to mandate rape-kit testing

Salt Lake City leaders say decision on homeless shelter sites set in concrete

Deseret News

Jay Evensen: Criminals, not the homeless, are the main problem

Ralph Hancock: Christmas and Western hope

Richard Davis: The 2016 Simon Bamberger Political Courage Award

Op-ed: Utah’s political landscape can be better

Editorial: International education benchmarks reflect poorly on U.S.

Jon Huntsman Jr. sees ‘tough go’ for Tillerson in Senate confirmation hearings

Federal lawsuit targets BLM planning rule

Public education lost $204M diverted to pension funds, Utah auditor says

Reaction to the announcement of Salt Lake’s new homeless resource center

Utah Democrats seeking input to refocus party mission

What’s next? Salt Lake City’s transition from one-size-fits-all homeless services

‘Spaces of hope’: Salt Lake leaders unveil 4 new homeless shelter sites

Interior Department approves major transmission lines through Utah

Reactions to homeless resource center sites run gamut of compassion to outrage


Cache County Council approves $50 million budget for 2017 (Logan Herald Journal)

Editorial: What happens if Trump’s next tweet is about the F-35? Now we know (Standard-Examiner)

Trump tweet on F-35: ‘program and cost is out of control’ (Standard-Examiner)

Utah County commissioners: We don’t have the authority to overturn fines on city officials (Daily Herald)

Utah County passes 2017 budget of $82.3M with cost of living increase for some elected officials (Daily Herald)