Local Headlines 3-19-18

Salt Lake Tribune

Holly Richardson: The Utah Republican Party is a dumpster fire

Op-ed: Police quotas inflate community tension and distrust — making officers’ jobs more difficult

Editorial: Herbert was wrong to sign Port Authority bill

Feds announce new meetings on the future of Utah’s redrawn national monuments

Utah Rep. Mike Noel hid potential conflicts as he sought Lake Powell pipeline water for land he owns, group says in new complaint

Governor signs ‘not yet perfect’ bill to create the inland port for international trade in northwest Salt Lake City

Saying a Census Bureau policy hurts Utah, Rep. Bishop wants the agency to count Americans living overseas, including Mormon missionaries

Amid eight-monthlong audit into South Salt Lake funding, Promise after-school program changes leaders

Special UTA buses for legislative session averaged only 5 passengers per trip

Mormon leaders in Blanding urge members to push feds for group access to pioneer site within Bears Ears

Who is funding the Orrin Hatch Center? We may never know.

How Utah’s county jails have helped some state felons rebuild their lives and create a community

Deseret News

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Exploring the legislative session hangover headaches

Greg Bell: Why are you running for office?

Natalie Gochnour: It’s been a banner legislative session

Op-ed: 2018 Utah Legislature offered a balanced budget and stability amid growth

Editorial: Faith is a dimension of diversity

Utah governor signs controversial inland port bill

Utah launching first comprehensive planning effort for Green, Colorado rivers

Lawmakers: Delay in federal monitor for UTA underscores need for agency overhaul

Juab School Board member’s lockdown experience called ‘timely,’ illuminating

A conversation with Gail Miller about faith, family, business and the true meaning of wealth

Longtime Salt Lake County clerk being challenged by her own employee

Report gives Salt Lake County good marks on tax incentive use


New Utah law likely to streamline study into Weber County government change (Standard-Examiner)

‘Running 90 miles an hour’: Q&A with Logan Mayor Holly Daines (Logan Herald Journal)

Local legislators dish on the 2018 session and what’s on the horizon (Park Record)

Congress hopeful talks of bump stocks, Bears Ears in Park City (Park Record)