Local Headlines 2-27-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Imagine if it was Democrats squeezing GOP out of state boards

Op-ed: ‘Opidemic’ ad campaign doesn’t help, but medical cannabis would

Op-ed: Judicial diversity requirement is discrimination, and it isn’t needed

Op-ed: Food trucks in Utah need a simpler on-ramp

Editorial: Bill to shield police identities in Utah is unneeded and unwarranted

Editorial: Herbert should veto bill designed to stack state boards with Republicans

GOP flip-flops on vow to drop challenge of new Utah election law

Resolutions push to wrest public lands from ‘broken’ fed control

Proposal would make voter records private

Utah Senate poised to approve pornography lawsuit legislation

Legislature honors fallen trooper

Salt Lake County sheriff defends jail policy

State to sell Needles Outpost land, bidding starts at $1 million

Utah ‘resistance’ groups forging strategy to combat Trump, Republican lawmakers

Gehrke: Utah should keep the Zion Curtain. No, really.

Polygamy bill passes Utah House, moves to Senate

Utah, Kennecott rank high in EPA’s list on toxic materials

Deseret News

Dan Liljenquist: Going bankrupt slowly and then suddenly

Op-ed: Utah’s occupational licensing laws need reform

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Is it time for an education tax increase?

Op-ed: Restoring federalism and freedom

Op-ed: Higher education is efficient, innovative and collaborative

Ralph Becker: A painful end of the Utah Outdoor Retailer Show

Editorial: While Utah did itself no favors, Outdoor Retailer did not negotiate in good faith

Editorial: Public lands solution

Bill requires doctors to follow script on stopping drug-induced abortion

Resolutions call for local control, access to federal lands

OHV users may face new fee to fund injury rehabilitation

Lawmaker: ‘If you take a drink, you probably shouldn’t be driving’

Tow truck drivers may have to pass criminal background checks

Could state parks host burial of Native American remains?

Sheriff Winder defends Salt Lake County Jail booking restriction policy in tense media exchange

Ban on gas chambers for euthanasia at animal shelters passes Senate

Salt Lake City to build only 2 new homeless shelters

Repeat drunken drivers may face mandatory jail time

Lawmakers, restaurants near compromise on alcohol bill

Bill would speed up release of police bodycam footage

Shops caught selling tobacco to minors may face increased fines

Lawmaker: Utah should take over Bears Ears monument

Community celebrates decision to nix homeless shelter in Sugar House

Utah GOP reverses decision to drop Count My Vote lawsuit

Lawmaker pushes for ‘cooling-off period’ to withhold officers’ names in critical incidents

First of its kind study takes to the skies to study Utah’s notorious inversions


Utah County starts mapping out plan to address cycle of poverty (Daily Herald)

Utah Education Association president frustrated by legislative session (Park Record)

Fate of tourism funds that aid Park City is in lawmakers’ hands (Park Record)

Summit County Democratic Party seeks new leadership (Park Record)

Lawmakers may turn out lights on solar panel tax credits (Park Record)

Website allows people to play a role in the legislative process (Park Record)