Local Headlines 9-12-18

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Should tainted councilman be S.L. County’s inland port voice?

Criticism high, bidding low for Utah’s biggest oil, gas lease sale since the Bush years

Democrat closes to within 11 points of GOP Rep. Chris Stewart in new poll

Polarizing Utah state Sen. Chris Buttars — a fierce opponent of gay rights and a champion of drug treatment — dies at age 76

Park City assistant city attorney and her husband arrested for allegedly stealing hunting equipment

Utah League of Cities and Towns leaders fear losing local zoning and police powers if medical pot is legalized

Deseret News

Democratic challenger Shireen Ghorbani gaining on Rep. Chris Stewart, poll shows

Sen. Orrin Hatch says calling media ‘enemy of the people’ damages democracy

Lighting rod former state Sen. Chris Buttars dies at 76

Special legislative session on medical marijuana could be called in November

Groups seek notice for mining activity on former monument boundaries

Ex-Unified fire chief won’t be charged, but now he’s facing calls to resign from inland port board

Other

Pleasant View, Bountiful officials to represent Weber County on new UTA bodies (Standard-Examiner)