Local Headlines 10-13-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Deal will slow the growth of solar energy in Utah

State school board approves ‘Hamilton’ education program over objections of cost, vulgarity and inaccuracy

Utah school board in ‘pause mode’ on making middle school heath, PE and art classes optional

Should a tour company be able to land its helicopters near Utah’s Canyonlands National Park?

Gary Ott, former Salt Lake County recorder, was diagnosed with dementia more than a year before he was most recently re-elected

Developer, ex-UTA board member Terry Diehl pleads not guilty to federal tax evasion

Utah’s Negro Bill Canyon renamed Grandstaff Canyon by federal board

Rolly: D.A. Sim Gill, under fire for justifying Harmon shooting, says he’s eager to meet one on one with his critics

State Records Committee orders the attorney general to release its secret opinion on the special 3rd District election

Redface will no longer be part of annual Wellsville ‘Sham Battle,’ committee decides

‘Pick a torch’ tweet by Democrat Allen ripped by Curtis campaign as charge of racism

Democrat Kathie Allen plans districtwide tour in race to replace Chaffetz

Deseret News

Jay Evensen: Would you pay more taxes to fund a jail?

Op-ed: The SHARE Act will add needed protections for sportsmen and sportswomen

Mary Kaye Huntsman on what it’s like to be a diplomat’s family

Utahns postponing marriage and kids, opting for smaller families

Vasilios Priskos remembered for work to improve downtown Salt Lake

Records committee: A.G. opinion on special election to replace Chaffetz should be public

Campaign launched against Our Schools Now initiative

Changes to Utah middle school requirements? Not so fast

Trump’s order rocks already turbulent health care industry

Negro Bill no more: Board votes to change Moab canyon’s name

Testimony: Gary Ott had dementia long before 2014 campaign


Editorial: Collaboration needed on Orem school consolidation plan (Daily Herald)

American Fork City Council candidates debate (Daily Herald)

United Utah candidate Jim Bennett seeks to break through partisan logjam in 3rd Congressional District race (Daily Herald)

John Curtis takes issue with opponent Kathie Allen’s tweet, asks for its removal (Daily Herald)

Logan council candidate previously involved in lawsuit against city (Logan Herald Journal)