Local Headlines 8-17-18

Deseret News

Op-ed: Corruption should be prevented, not just revealed

Natalie Gochnour: Look for candidates who possess policy humility

Utah’s Board of Education asks for alternatives to letter grades on Utah schools report card

106 have jobs, but leaders hope many will take advantage of Operation Rio Grande’s work program

State’s first human case of West Nile virus this year confirmed in Utah County

New lawsuit claims medical marijuana initiative violates religious freedoms

Salt Lake Tribune

Gehrke: The new lawsuit targeting the medical marijuana initiative is so flimsy. How flimsy? I quickly found seven major problems with it.

Utah officials are spending $2M to throw ‘the biggest and best party’ for the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike

Democrats need a note from a doctor to replace a candidate, Utah says, and a physician assistant isn’t a doctor

Salt Lake County Republican chairman alleges Ben McAdams received illegal contributions. McAdams’ campaign calls that ‘nonsensical.’


U.S. Rep. Bishop touches on immigration, Trump, environment at public meetings (Standard-Examiner)

Frustrated voters attend dueling congressional town halls Wednesday (Logan Herald Journal)