Local Headlines 10-2-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Utah needs a Medicaid waiver

Op-ed: Is free speech under attack at Utah colleges?

Op-ed: Encouraging the American dream with tax reform

Editorial: There’s more to a grade than test mastery

Editorial: Count My Vote rides again

Davis County and Park City schools receive National Blue Ribbon

Utah regulators approve end of net metering, beginning of new deal for Rocky Mountain Power solar customers

Advocates seek a spot for full Medicaid expansion on Utah’s 2018 ballot

Mexican Consulate’s monthlong series of free health events seeks to aid one of the ‘most vulnerable’ communities

West Jordan ends dispute over electronic meeting participation with unanimous vote

D.A. warns failure to hire additional prosecutors could hamper Operation Rio Grande

Gehrke: If Congress can’t agree on kids’ health, then D.C. is more broken than we thought

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams ‘seriously considering’ a run against Mia Love for Congress

Plan to allow a few more ‘mother-in-law’ apartments sparks outsized controversy in Salt Lake City Council

Deseret News

Frank R. Pignanelli and LaVarr Webb: Our opinions on health reform, NFL protests and Columbus

Op-ed: Why does our country keep erasing history?

Op-ed: Navajo leaders should focus on the real issues

Op-ed: The audit on Western Governors University is outrageous

Op-ed: Let’s be honest. NFL protests are now about President Trump, not racial equality

Editorial: Republican Party leaders gamble by rejecting SB54

Editorial: WGU audit is ‘a sneak attack by the past on the future’

Operation Rio Grande: Many ‘sheep’ being netted in the hunt for ‘wolves’

Park City, Centerville elementary schools named National Blue Ribbon Schools

Are wild horses, sage grouse clashing in Utah’s western desert?

Russians weigh in on Huntsman ambassadorship

Police continue investigating fights during protests at U.

Ballot initiative campaign to seek full Medicaid expansion in Utah

Revamped retirement benefits for UTA execs still a better deal than other employees get

The Bear River: A tale of 3 states, 1 river

McAdams ponders congressional run in Love’s 4th District


Provo mayor, council candidates tackle issues rapid-fire style (Daily Herald)

Editorial: 9 million kids rely on CHIP. Congress needs to put politics aside and renew it (Standard-Examiner)

UDOT considers doubling or tripling Express Lanes toll rates (Standard-Examiner)

Federal lands opponent explains her worldview (Logan Herald Journal)

District plans from the ground up after bond delay (Park Record)

As Park City state school grades decline, district disagrees (Park Record)