Local Headlines 3-14-18

Salt Lake Tribune

Ute Tribe takes U.S. government to court over ‘theft’ of land and water in historic Uncompahgre

‘This is a matter of rural prosperity’: USDA plans Utah discussion on opioid epidemic in small communities

San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman seeks to replace outgoing Rep. Mike Noel, says ‘rural Utah is under attack’

Utah GOP chairman will ignore ‘illegal’ new bylaw — which may help keep Republicans on the ballot

In Utah, unpopular proposals aren’t voted down — lawmakers just let them die

County Council sides with Salt Lake City, will ask governor to veto inland port plan

Deseret News

Op-ed: After 30 years, how is Truth in Taxation working?

Editorial: What to scrutinize before regulating Google and Facebook

Public lands rebel says he’s running for state Legislature to represent rural Utah

Utah County commissioner slips out back as group calls for resignation

BLM: Natural gas project could generate $1 billion in state royalties

Gov. Herbert, S.L. Mayor Biskupski to meet Wednesday on inland port bill

Sen. Orrin Hatch, Parkland shooting victim father tout school violence prevention bill

Utah GOP infighting flares up over rejection of party bylaw change


Utah County Commission delays approval of $100K for Freedom Festival after LGBT group exclusion (Daily Herald)

Layton GOPer plans to challenge Rep. Rob Bishop in bid for U.S. House seat (Standard-Examiner)