Local Headlines 11-1-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Jail standards should be public to protect inmates

Utahns expect higher incomes, more jobs and have never been more optimistic about the state’s economy, latest index shows

Utah’s three largest coal mines have been sold to a group led by Murray Energy

Growth in Utah’s charter school enrollment slows again as public school students top 650K

‘Dismally slow’ mail-in and early voting raises fears of long lines for Tuesday election in Utah

After visit to Puerto Rico, Utah’s Rob Bishop says U.S. must improve conditions for good, not just repair them for now

Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox appoints new chief of staff, elections director

President Trump dominates discussion in the final debate for Utah’s 3rd congressional race

Deseret News

Jay Evensen: Do protests hurt a democracy?

Op-ed: Don’t negotiate away the family business, Sen. Hatch

Editorial: Maintaining free trade is vital to Utah’s economic state

Ex-Carbon County official headed to prison for stealing federal grant money

At BYU, Obama strategist David Axelrod praises Mitt Romney, urges students to ‘help heal our democracy’

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert picks Paige Petersen for Utah Supreme Court

Utah consumer attitudes reach record high level

Mail-in ballots trickling in, causing concern among county clerks


Summit County Clerk anticipates high voter turnout (Park Record)