Local Headlines 8-1-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Republicans, be inclusive, open your primary

Editorial: John Curtis is the best choice for 3rd District Republicans

With Outdoor Retailer show gone, Utah will try to convince people there’s more to the state than redrock

By 3-1 margin, Utahns favor independent commission to redraw political boundaries

Over 75 percent of Utahns support medical marijuana ballot initiative, a new poll says

Rolly: UTA board member gets hefty mayoral campaign check from UTA contractor’s subsidiary

In-person early voting for primary begins Tuesday

Utah’s Sen. Orrin Hatch says efforts to kill Obamacare are dead — for now

State auditor says recorder’s office may have violated county’s anti-nepotism rules

Utah’s Our Schools Now initiative trims its proposed tax hikes

State Charter School Board member resigns

Poll: 78% of Utahns want Sen. Orrin Hatch to retire after this term

Deseret News

Op-ed: Blame Congress and Mexico for migrant tragedy

Jay’s Jokes: Why Kid Rock’s political future is bright, and what Trump’s speech to the Boy Scouts was really about

Editorial: Real health care reform will require hard work, study and bipartisanship

Utah’s school system ranks within the top 25. Here’s one reason why it wasn’t No. 1

Remake for ballot initiative to raise taxes for schools

UTA trustee calls for review of $10,000 campaign contribution to board vice chair

Granite School Board to hold hearing on proposed 12% property tax hike for teacher pay raises

Auditor: Recorder’s office may have violated nepotism rule

Officials take next steps for flood aid — but don’t expect feds to pay for home repairs


Op-ed: Centrally assessed properties create an unfair burden on Utah taxpayers (Standard-Examiner)