Local Headlines 8-24-18

Deseret News

Jay Evensen: Young people may not be the ruin of us, after all

A. Scott Anderson: How this landlocked state became a surprising global competitor

Editorial: Marijuana initiative needs real solutions, not smoke and mirrors

Salt Lake County rolls out a program to help more Utah residents to become U.S. citizens

Some staunch advocates of Utah medical marijuana initiative have change of heart

Utah’s ‘most exclusive club’: Governor celebrates state’s centenarians

Church sends email to Utah Latter-day Saints urging them to vote no on marijuana initiative

Utah Inland Port board to discuss opening closed-door subcommittee meetings after backlash

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints joins Utah coalition saying no to marijuana initiative, but yes to medical marijuana

Utah public safety commissioner stepping down

FCC chairman, Rep. Mia Love say it’s time for Congress to act on net neutrality

Salt Lake Tribune

With cameras and steel doors that slam shut in seconds, this is ‘arguably one of the safest schools in Utah.’ But will lawmakers fund more like it?

Gehrke: Medical marijuana opponents are having a hard time getting their act together, but LDS Church involvement could be a game changer

Navajo officials urge Utah attorney general to investigate officials who took activist Willie Grayeyes off the ballot

Utah’s top cop is retiring; governor picks Highway Patrol major to replace him

LDS Church announces opposition to Utah medical marijuana initiative — but says it does not object to medical pot with proper safeguards

Salt Lake County mayor launches citizenship initiative to help 22,000 eligible residents in the county gain U.S. citizenship

In Utah visit, FCC chairman says Congress — not his agency — should pass rules on ‘net neutrality’

Fate of official rests in Salt Lake County GOP’s hands after LGBTQ suicide remark

Who is on Drug Safe Utah’s list opposing the medical marijuana initiative — and who’s not?

Officials OK plan on $4 billion in transportation projects in the next five years along the Wasatch Front


Editorial: Provo airport needs to expand to meet growing demand (Daily Herald)

New Ogden water plan in place, aged system will require new work and more funds (Standard-Examiner)