Local Headlines 5-21-18

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Southern Utah environmental group’s new aggressive tone isn’t going to help its cause

Op-ed: There is a difference between criticism and bigotry

Editorial: Why are these groups so afraid of letting Utah voters decide?

New technologies could help Utahns save water — but are we willing to use them?

Just days before a planned special session to fix Utah’s controversial inland port bill, negotiations broke down between governor and Salt Lake mayor

Rep. Mia Love joins the men’s team, will play in the congressional baseball game

Payroll fraud is so rampant in Utah’s construction industry that legitimate firms say they are being forced out of business

Medical marijuana opponents sue to stop initiative from reaching voters, say state employees would be ‘aiding and abetting’ lawbreaking

GOP State Central Committee ousts some minorities despite cries of racism, continues civil war over new election law

Deseret News

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: What’s the future of Utah’s newspapers?

Op-ed: Why southern Utah went to court over Grand Staircase-Escalante

Op-ed: A crystal-clear and lofty goal for Utah’s education

Op-ed: The road ahead — our homeless population deserves better

Editorial: Utah’s Mia Love is right to move immigration legislation forward

Talks stall between Utah governor, Salt Lake mayor on inland port

Lee introduces wilderness biking bill

Medical marijuana opponents sue Lt. Gov Cox’s office

Could a ride-hailing/public transit hybrid be the future of commuting?

Other

Editorial: More needed to address Utah’s abandoned mines (Daily Herald)

Utah County Republican Women hold fundraiser for primary candidates (Daily Herald)

UTA name change proposal tabled, future status uncertain (Standard-Examiner)

Weber County hires law firms, plans to sue opioid makers, distributors (Standard-Examiner)

Utah Rep. Fawson resigning, sets up special vote among GOPers to replace him (Standard-Examiner)

Several factors to be considered with potential county tax hikes (Park Record)

GOP state Senate candidates sound off on local control, gun violence, affordable housing and more at Park City Q&A (Park Record)