Local Headlines 12-14-17

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Governor is right to focus Utah budget boost on education

Utah County’s Alpine School District to consolidate two Orem elementary schools, sparking talk of a district split

Audit says Park City School District contractor violated project-bidding laws

Gehrke: Utah needs good data before taxpayers dive headfirst into Lake Powell pipeline scam

Feds give initial OK to Utah’s application to build Lake Powell pipeline — but with a major, unexpected twist

Uranium mill pressed Trump officials for Bears Ears reductions, records show

Feds rake in $6 million from oil and gas lease auctions, including lands near Utah’s Dinosaur National Monument

‘We’ll get it done.’ Sen. Orrin Hatch promises quick vote on massive tax bill.

Education receives 72% of all new money in governor’s budget

Deseret News

Randy Shumway: No easy answer in solving challenges of homelessness

Randy Shumway: Supporting our homeless — a collective approach

Jay Evensen: Yes, mother-in-law apartments are tied to affordability

A. Scott Anderson: Utah’s citizen of the decade – Lane Beattie

Op-ed: Businesses must do their part to solve Utah’s skilled labor shortage

Say what? This new report says air quality makes Utah the 4th healthiest state

17 state lawmakers: ‘All confidence lost’ in Utah County leader

Utah Democrats: Win in Alabama Senate race ‘incredibly energizing’

Gov. Gary Herbert unveils $16.7 billion budget proposal for Utah

Report: Homeless Utah mothers need better housing, child care access


Resolution on how to fund Ogden BRT project proving difficult (Standard-Examiner)

Redd won’t seek re-election following session, cites health (Logan Herald Journal)