Local Headlines 8-30-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah business leaders decry Utah governor’s lack of ‘will’ to improve air quality

‘We’re friends,’ Biskupski says after on-air confrontation with Hughes over how to pay for Operation Rio Grande

Provo-Orem transit project is full steam ahead as opponents drop legal challenges

Group sets hearings for ballot initiative aimed at curbing ‘gerrymandering’ of political districts

SLC mayor touts magic-bullet solution to airport TRAX extension, though council wonders why details are secret

Should state pay ex-AG Shurtleff’s $1M in legal bills? State judge will decide

Salt Lake County Council narrowly votes to send money to Hale Centre Theatre after hot debate

Gehrke: Mayor Jackie Biskupski’s inaction jeopardizes the gains of Operation Rio Grande

Deseret News

Op-ed: Why I support the DREAM Act

Op-ed: Trump has a historic opportunity to place a check on the trend of expansive national monuments

Op-ed: The southern Utah economy should not be dependent on coastal elites

Editorial: Texas devastation brings together hearts and helping hands

‘Great amount of responsibility’: Utah medical disaster response team mobilizes to Texas

Utah consumers bullish on local economy

New state middle school policy boon to local control, board member says

Solar advocates, manufacturers supportive but not thrilled with temporary power deal

Council questions secrecy of mayor’s fix for airport TRAX line

Checks won’t be accepted at state liquor stores after Sept. 30

Hughes, Biskupski get in heated spat over Operation Rio Grande plan

Intermountain Healthcare: Utah center ‘well-stocked’ with medical supplies in case of disaster


Utah County election canvass complete (Daily Herald)

A Park City political spectacle: election, Treasure on back-to-back days? (Park Record)