Local Headlines 8-7-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Utah needs a constitutional amendment to protect electronic data

Op-ed: Medical cannabis opponents have irrational position

Op-ed: Estimate of medical marijuana cost is way, way off

Op-ed: All taxpayers should be treated equally

Editorial: Utah should let California be California

Can Daggett County become Utah’s latest recreation powerhouse? Maybe with some help from the state, officials say

Gehrke: As long as Teflon Trump drives the partisan divide, his popularity in Utah will remain strong

Salt Lake County Councilman Max Burdick jumps into crowd running to be recorder

Utah ranks No. 28 for cost of living

Former Utah senator criticizes ‘secretive,’ ‘puppet-string’ lobbying by Mormon church

Utah Democratic Party hires Alex Cragun as executive director

When will we see ‘Operation Rio Grande’? Utah’s leaders have some things to work out, first.

Utah Senate staff chief leaves to take on same role in AG’s office

Critics say syringe exchange ‘party packs’ enable drug use and add needles to the streets, while providers say they’re saving lives

Mayor Ben McAdams posed as a homeless person for 3 days and 2 nights. Here’s what he saw.

Deseret News

Frank R. Pignanelli and LaVarr Webb: Will nasty ads in 3rd District drag down John Curtis?

Hal Boyd: Trump is converting the left to conservatism

Op-ed: We can agree to disagree on some issues

Op-ed: Stop investing taxpayer dollars on a failed project

Editorial: Voters should have meaningful choices in 3rd Congressional District election

Will ‘auto-brewery syndrome’ get you arrested for DUI in Utah?

Want a job? Move to this Utah city

Is Utah a ‘thriving hub’ for innovation?

Leavitt to rural leaders: Be proactive to prevent future monuments

S.L. County Councilman running to replace retired recorder

Utah Democratic Party hires new executive director

GOP primary candidates have cash, but super PACs doing the spending

State to use maligned SAGE test in grades 9, 10 one more year

Director of Utah’s School Children’s Trust resigns

Rio Grande area is an open-air drug market but removal of jail restrictions offers new hope

Is Utah’s prison reform working?

Utah Senate chief of staff moving to same job in attorney general’s office

Over 100 candidates fill mayoral primary ballots across 4 Wasatch Front counties

Carbon County to enforce needle exchange law, but officials at odds over health and safety concerns

‘I didn’t feel safe’: Mayor Ben McAdams describes secret nights on street, in shelter


Editorial: Provo’s failure to screen previous police chief calls hiring process into question (Daily Herald)

Ballot mix-up, municipal drop-outs increase Utah County taxpayers’ cost to administer primary election (Daily Herald)

Editorial: Ogden schools need to thoroughly document student conduct (Standard-Examiner)

Official says Summit County’s economic outlook remains strong (Park Record)

Primary ballots slowly trickling in (Park Record)