Local Headlines 11-3-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: The Senate should confirm Judge Petersen

Evolution and climate change already at issue in new Utah school science standards that haven’t been written yet

Six Utah school districts put a total of $800 million in bonds up for Nov. 7 voter approval

Jury selected in federal criminal trial of ex-UTA board member Terry Diehl

‘Friends’ of Canyons school bond in line to get millions if $283M proposal passes, but, hey, what are friends for?

Utah’s all-Republican members of Congress laud new GOP tax bill panned by Democrats

Independent panel backs ‘overdue’ pay raise for Utah Legislature

The hottest Salt Lake City Council races — in open Districts 3 and 7 — see most fundraising, spending

Utah’s jail operating standards are some of the best in the country, author says, but must remain private

Deseret News

Op-ed: The needless burdens of occupational licensing

Jay Evensen: The president is coming — brace yourself

Judge signs order barring state from excluding United Utah Party from election ballot

U.S. House floats bill on helium extraction

Sheriff’s association fields questions from lawmakers about jail standards

Ballpark residents vent at Utah Speaker Greg Hughes over Operation Rio Grande impact

State School Board seeks resources to help with juvenile justice reforms

Science curriculum changes: long overdue or godless instruction?

USTAR innovation center aimed at seeding aerospace startups


Editorial: Voting in local elections rightfully puts communities in the voters’ hands (Daily Herald)

Editorial: Gov. Gary Herbert signed a DUI bill that hurts Utah. Now we’re stuck with it (Standard-Examiner)

Weber County’s voice on Great Salt Lake Advisory Council a no-show at meetings (Standard-Examiner)