Local Headlines 1-18-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: School turnaround law shows advice isn’t cheap

Bill emerges to replace Utah’s unenforceable hate-crimes law

There’s a big gap between Utah’s richest and poorest schools. Lawmaker hopes to close it.

Utah won’t release details on Amazon tax deal, says info would give advantage to competitors

Trump may tap Utah A.G. Sean Reyes for FTC chair, report says

Utah school board to hear feedback on new transfer rules for high school athletes

Obama reduces Utah man’s life term to 20 years

Utahns want Chaffetz to probe Trump conflicts, ethics official responds to Chaffetz

Gehrke: Water war between landowners and Salt Lake City flows into Utah Capitol

Salt Lake City promises report on purchase of $7M Sugar House homeless shelter site

Hope for Wingpointe Golf Course survives, barely, as Salt Lake City Council blasts administration for lack of progress with FAA

Interior nominee: President has power to amend, maybe remove, monument designation

Deseret News

Op-ed: Questions we’d like to ask at DeVos’ confirmation hearing

Op-ed: You say goodbye and I say hello: Part 2

Jay Evensen: Suddenly all is quiet on the Western lands front

Lois M. Collins: Homelessness is not one-size-fits-all, and fear cuts both ways

Richard Davis: What lessons will Utah Democrats learn from the 2016 election?

Editorial: Utah’s needle exchange program is a success

Piano Guys knew they would ‘take some heat’ in decision to perform at inauguration

Herbert proclaims Jan. 22-28 as Utah School Choice Week

Biskupski proposes new energy efficiency and air quality ordinance

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes could lead FTC, report says

More than 2,000 Utahns of all stripes headed to Trump inauguration, protests, concerts, inaugural balls

Canyons District parents, students, educators make case to add school periods — or not

S.L. councilwoman worries Sugar House site might put state funding on shaky ground


Orem, Provo will watch legislation on food truck regulations, Utah Lake and road funding (Daily Herald)

E. Kent Winward: Why some laws work and others don’t (Standard-Examiner)

Lawmaker hopes to lower state’s DUI threshold (Park Record)