Local Headlines 1-17-18

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Let’s take better care of our individuals with disabilities

Oil and gas industry targets Utah’s Molen Reef, a treasure trove of ancient rock art

Officials try to get ‘a handle on the height’ of office tower in Cottonwood Mall replacement plan

Rolly: Another day, another demand from Utah GOP purists. Now they want party’s No. 2 leader to quit

Mitt Romney skips mention of Senate campaign, but extols ‘how much Utah has to teach the nation’ during Salt Lake City speech

Free-fare day on UTA attracted 23k more transit riders, mostly on trains

Utah Rep. Mia Love met with President Trump on immigration, but didn’t bring up his ‘s—hole’ remark even though she called for him to apologize last week

Long-secret Utah AG opinion released, says guv’s handling of congressional election was legal

Deseret News

Editorial: The UN needs more honest appraisals of human rights violations

Mitt Romney still mum on Senate run, but has plenty to say about policy

Initiative to test sex assault kits will soon reach statewide, offer online resources for victims

Magna doctor fills vacant seat in Utah Senate

Gov. Gary Herbert acted properly in calling 3rd District special election, A.G. says

Salt Lake City Council OKs loans for 2 more affordable-housing projects

Salt Lake City approves development agreements for northwest quadrant

Analysts mixed on Utah economic outlook for 2018

Utah Rep. Mia Love meets with Trump after demanding apology over vulgar comments

Multiple groups plead for reduced Bears Ears


Roy’s new mayor takes aim at business growth, trimming taxes, annexation (Standard-Examiner)

Tax reform, liquor laws on Tim Quinn’s plate heading into 2018 session (Park Record)