Local Headlines 1-3-18

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Cracking down on drinking but not cellphone use is nonsense

Lawmaker wants campus trustees to hire and fire Utah’s college and university presidents, not state regents

National parks need money — but raising entry fees could backfire

Think crime is on the rise? In Salt Lake City, it‘s been dropping, serious crime especially

Sen. Orrin Hatch won’t seek re-election, announces 2018 will be his last year in office

Social media reacts to Orrin Hatch’s retirement announcement

Will Mitt Romney now run for seat being vacated by Orrin Hatch?

Salt Lake City’s new City Council, the youngest ever, leaves the baby boomer generation behind

Rolly: Hatch is going out on top, but history will show whether he overstayed his welcome

Michelle Kaufusi takes oath of office, makes history as Provo’s first female mayor

After first day of filing, 27 Utah candidates — including Rep. John Curtis — say they intend to get on the 2018 primary ballot by gathering signatures

Five reasons Sen. Orrin Hatch may be bowing out of re-election

Orrin Hatch helped shape nation’s judiciary, tax system, health care and more

Deseret News

Exclusive: Sen. Orrin Hatch: Thank you, Utah

Editorial: An era in Utah politics will come to an end

Orrin Hatch is retiring. Here’s what Twitter is saying — including Mitt Romney

Study puts Utah 9th for people moving out

New Salt Lake council members optimistic, outgoing leaders critical of mayor

Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch says it’s time to ‘hang up the gloves’


Tanner Ainge announces candidacy for Utah County Commission seat (Daily Herald)

Utah County Commissioners block Greg Graves from serving as chairman (Daily Herald)

Sen. Orrin Hatch announces he will retire at end of term (Daily Herald)

Editorial: After seven terms, Utah’s Hatch finally hears the call (Standard-Examiner)

Weber County leaders laud Sen. Hatch’s support for Hill AFB, accessibility (Standard-Examiner)