Local Headlines 10-16-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Kids and families can’t afford to wait for CHIP to be renewed

Op-ed: There is no ‘great equalizer’ without a compassionate educational system

Op-ed: Enter to learn, but leave your rights at the door

Op-ed: It’s time to proudly invest in Utah teachers and students

Editorial: Curtis for Congress

Editorial: Gary Ott case warrants an investigation

Utah wildlife officials want to put mountain goats where they haven’t been since the ice age — environmentalists say that’s a problem

Goodbye, SAGE. Utah Board of Education picks new vendor for statewide testing

Federal Reserve exec: Utah, U.S. economies are on the right path

After reports of Steve Bannon’s plan to target Hatch, Gov. Herbert says Utahns ‘ought to reject’ outside influence

Candidates for Utah’s empty congressional seat talk grades and guns in friendly debate

Unpaid bills, police encounters and a retirement account: Judge hears final day of testimony in Gary Ott custody case

South Salt Lake Council starts to take a harder look at where the city’s crime is up, where it’s down

Utah governor urges appeal of records panel’s order on releasing secret legal opinion in 3rd District race

Big majority of Utahns favors banning rapid-fire gun modifications after Las Vegas shooting

Deseret News

Frank R. Pignanelli and LaVarr Webb: Extremes on both sides roiling U.S. and Utah politics

Op-ed: Do students want long-term debt or limited earning power?

Op-ed: Frivolous Title IX investigations are an insult to real sexual assault victims

Op-ed: A rich Utah financial history fuels growth in Silicon Slopes

Op-ed: It’s time to invest in Utah students, educators and schools

Editorial: New HHS Affordable Care Act rule strikes the right balance

Editorial: We support coalition efforts in Western lands debate

Ex-UTA board member pleads not guilty to new charges

SAGE swan song? State School Board picks new testing provider

Gary Ott not safe, finances in ‘shambles’ under Sanone’s care, family says

‘Specter of Trump’ hangs over 3rd Congressional District debate

Salt Lake bid for 2026 Winter Games gets new push after Innsbruck referendum fails


Utah County attorney to receive hundreds of misdemeanor cases from frustrated Provo (Daily Herald)

Editorial: Why does the Davis Co. Sheriff’s Office suddenly need an extra $15 million? (Standard-Examiner)

Municipalities battle it out for $35 million federal road fund pie (Standard-Examiner)

Satanic Temple speaker lays out religious equality arguments (Logan Herald Journal)

Summit County manager’s budget recommendation hinges on property tax increase (Park Record)

Harvey Weinstein allegations include lurid Sundance encounter in Park City (Park Record)