Local Headlines 5-22-18

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Utah can’t escape responsibility for inmates it has farmed out to county jails

Utahns creating school safety plan feel added urgency after Texas mass shooting

Utah appeals court delays trial of activist accused of trying to harm cattle by closing gate

Gehrke: So Utah’s attorney general is going to sue an opioid pusher? It’s about time.

From 8% to 93%, Salt Lake County city councils close meetings to the public in a wide range

Utah official says wannabe Russian spy didn’t access sensitive data on state computers; no charges sought

A Utah farm saw a video of people stealing its hogs months earlier. It wasn’t the first time the activists were accused of livestock larceny.

Sen. Orrin Hatch passes on Australian ambassadorship, longs for buffets and Costco visits

Deseret News

Editorial: Boosting the middle class will spring from local efforts

Campaign seeks to intervene in medical marijuana foes’ lawsuit

Mike Kennedy apologizes on behalf of all Utahns for opponent Mitt Romney calling pastor a bigot

5 animal rights activists charged with pilfering pigs in Utah

Meet the latest allies in the fight against rural opioid abuse: the USDA, Utah Farm Bureau

Utah Sen. Lee targeting powers of BLM, Forest Service

Secrecy surrounds Eagle Mountain talks for proposed data center


Weber Co. candidates knocking on doors, seeking voters as primary looms (Standard-Examiner)

Layton consultant hired to help craft Weber County anti-poverty plan (Standard-Examiner)