Local Headlines 3-16-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: No one should drink and drive, and even a little is not OK

Editorial: Utah takes a small step toward getting the mentally ill out of county jails

Gehrke: McAdams’ whiff on transparency adds to odor of shelter selection

ACLU Utah seeing record memberships, growing interest in grass-roots events

Southern Utah University sees unexpectedly large student exodus

Interior names energy and mineral chief new acting BLM director

Rebuilt SLC International Airport may be too small just 5 years after it opens

Our bad, says jail of Jeremy Johnson’s release

Zinke finalizes Greens Hollow coal lease, would secure Utah’s oldest mine

GOP health plan ‘bad medicine’ for Latino families, advocates say

Huber to stay as Utah’s U.S. attorney during transition period

West Jordan pulls change of government question from ballot

Video: Dabakis drinks to see how quickly he can reach Utah’s proposed blood-alcohol limit

Deseret News

Op-ed: Utah Lake’s water quality and algae growth not significantly different from the past

Jay Evensen: No vehicle safety inspections? Are we all going to die?

Boyd Matheson: Congress can end the madness around health care

Natalie Gochnour: Finding common ground in health care reform

Editorial: Inland port would greatly benefit Utah

Editorial: City Creek Center visionaries and developers deserve a round of applause

Jay Evensen: Why build three homeless shelters instead of one?

Utah has the lowest smoking rate in the country

Huber to stay in post, but as interim U.S. attorney for Utah

Jail says ‘human error’ caused mistaken release of federal inmate Jeremy Johnson

Bishop turns up heat on marine monuments; is Bears Ears next?

Zinke: Interior Department in the ‘energy business’

Salt Lake City leaders: Rumors that Sorenson Unity & Multicultural Center is closing aren’t true

Big new Salt Lake airport may be too small after just 5 years


Chaffetz challenger Damian Kidd holds first Utah County town hall (Daily Herald)

Weber State president talks legislative outcomes (Standard-Examiner)