Local Headlines 8-18-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: We need more women on Utah’s courts

From ski slopes to music in Moab, Utah’s tourist attractions share $3.4 million in state funds to help draw visitors

Study: NAFTA has helped Utah businesses with exports

Elementary kids used to get a hot lunch in Carbon County district whether they paid or not — now that has to change

Medical marijuana backers in Utah launch signature-gathering campaign

Herrod says he still has a sliver of a chance to win — enough to wait for votes to be counted

Utah governor extols National Guard staff sergeant killed in booby-trapped Afghanistan building as ‘one of Utah’s best’

Herrod backers can blame themselves for denying their candidate a chance at a runoff

Want to help the homeless? The Miller family will match up to $10 million in donations for services at new shelters

14k more counted ballots change little in Salt Lake County races

Controversial acting Recorder Julie Dole is out after county Republicans choose Rep. Adam Gardiner as her replacement

Deseret News

Jay Evensen: Eliminating all Down syndrome people is a horrible idea

Editorial: New Salt Lake County Sheriff’s distinguished career in law enforcement qualifies her for the job

State, school districts partner to test for lead in drinking water

As large police presence targets crime in Rio Grande, business owners split on operation’s potential

‘A force of nature:’ Monticello remembers hometown hero killed in Afghanistan

Count My Vote not ready to revive initiative — yet

Trump may be losing support of business community, Utah analyst says

Salt Lake County GOP chooses new county recorder, rejects former deputy Julie Dole


Editorial: Primary results prove, yet again, GOP delegates at convention out of touch with electorate (Daily Herald)

Kaysville mayoral hopefuls key in on roads, U.S. 89, economic development (Standard-Examiner)