Local Headlines 1-19-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Swallow says judge is biased, wants her off case as trial looms

Audit says former fire authority leaders misused funds; criminal probes recommended

State: Shurtleff prosecutor should not testify at Swallow trial

Development near Trolley Square moves ahead after City Council OKs rezone

Koerber faces reindictment of Ponzi charges that his attorney says are no ‘more true this time’

Obamacare replacement will define Trump presidency, Utah hospital official says

Possible GOP challenger to Rep. Jason Chaffetz emerges

Deseret News

Dan Liljenquist: Trump’s opportunity to restore constitutional balance

Editorial: Education tax hike initiative is creating the right kind of conversation

Ex-A.G. John Swallow claims judge biased, wants her removed from case

Lawmakers discuss alternate solutions for Utah’s education budget

Elders Oaks, Holland counsel young adults regarding political divisions and life’s challenges

Utah economy is strong, but this is no time to grow complacent

Utah Medical Association makes stance against ‘medical marijuana’ phrase, says it’s deceptive

Salt Lake airport ‘vulnerable’ but ‘not a soft target,’ chief says

Utah health care exec says Obamacare changes are inevitable

Utah economic growth should continue in ’17, analysts say

Scathing audit says ex-chiefs overbilled, hid expenses


Meet Utah County’s 2017 legislators (Daily Herald)

Utah Democrats to regroup in ’17, GOP leader skeptical efforts will pay off (Standard-Examiner)

‘No safe level of pollution’: Environmental, health advocates discuss air quality (Logan Herald Journal)