Local Headlines 8-11-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Super PACs dump $853,000 into Utah special election to replace Chaffetz

Open SLC race in District 3 features a familiar face and two challengers who’ve knocked on 5,000-plus doors

Where’s the Love? Congresswoman’s constituents say they were left off her invite list

New party seeks to end state funding for closed Republican primaries

Salt Lake County GOP discusses investigation into acting Recorder Julie Dole, but postpones potential action

Opening 300 new jail beds leads to last-minute shuffling, changes in lead-up to secretive ‘Operation Rio Grande’

Utah approves signature-gathering for 2018 medical marijuana initiative

Study: Utah isn’t toughest on DUIs — only No. 8 — before its new law kicks in

Provo Mayor John Curtis’ lead is shrinking in 3rd District race

Deseret News

Op-ed: Time to get the ‘Trigger Trash’ out of Saratoga Springs

Op-ed: The ‘New West’s’ big lie

Editorial: Leaders must combat youth violence

Park City lawyer nominated to state alcohol commission

NPR: Feelings about Trump are dividing Utah candidates

Rep. Mia Love hasn’t held public town hall in 628 days, Democratic group says

6 who dropped out or were disqualified still on Utah County ballots

Salt Lake County GOP extends investigation into acting recorder

Curtis continues to lead Herrod, Ainge in latest 3rd Congressional District primary poll

‘Now the real work begins’: Medical cannabis advocates cleared to collect initiative signatures


Editorial: The most unglamorous election happens to be the one you need to vote the most in (Daily Herald)

Utah County starts official counting of vote-by-mail ballots (Daily Herald)