Local Headlines 6-12-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: UTA is rolling toward a more transparent operation

Editorial: Money to help the homeless should focus on where they are — Salt Lake County

Scandal-plagued former UTA chairman drops out of running for Utah transportation commission

Rob Miller’s accusers say his alleged actions revealed ‘culture of pervasive sexual harassment’ in Utah Democratic Party

Salt Lake City property tax revenues are $1M short as budget deadline looms

Utah highways director meets with Trump, says president wants to speed up projects, knows ‘time is money’

Former Trump critics Romney, McCain and Graham go out of their way to praise president, skip commenting on Comey testimony

St. George to Zion transit among pitches for recreation ‘hotspots’ that could use a piece of $100M

By 9 p.m., not only are most kids in bed — so are most UTA buses and trains

Funeral potato takeover and planning to ‘live forever’: Hatch takes to humor on Twitter

SLC inmates moved to rural counties to make room as Sheriff Winder’s felony-focused jail policy loosens up

Guess who former VP Joe Biden wants to run for Senate in Utah: Mitt Romney

Utah company had big hopes for Trump era, but its gun silencers remain hard to buy

Deseret News

Frank R. Pignanelli and LaVarr Webb: Global warming, Gary Ott, and 3rd District produce hot politics

Deidre Henderson: I’m running for Congress as conservative ‘voice of the little guy’

Op-ed: Utah public schools are worth increased investment

Op-ed: Ranked Choice Voting can help Utah elections

Editorial: City leaders should consider other ideas to help SLC’s Rio Grande

Romney: ‘High hopes’ for Trump but president needs less ‘theater’

UDOT boss meets with Trump over speeding up road project approval process

Salt Lake City faces $1 million, last-minute budget shortfall

Value of Utah’s exports climbs above $13B, report says

Frustrations over probe into Recorder Gary Ott leads to call for special investigator

3 minority candidates running for office in Utah’s most diverse city

Former Vice President Joe Biden encourages Mitt Romney to run for Senate

School fees audit ordered amid reports of shaming, billing low-income kids

‘Scary and unsustainable’: Utahns complacent about state’s growing obesity rates, experts say

Utah seeks Medicaid rule waiver to cut addiction treatment waitlists


Bountiful, Fruit Heights and Sunset mayors face election challenges (Standard-Examiner)

Davis County cities boom, easily outpace growth of Weber County cities (Standard-Examiner)

Park City mayor’s race offers top figures, but pitfalls may await them (Park Record)