Local Headlines 1-2-19

Deseret News

Pignanelli and Webb: A look at the new year: national, state, local

Jay Evensen: You might not know it from 2018, but things are steadily getting better

Editorial: New .05 DUI law is a tool to keep Utahns safe

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert proposes big boost for public defender system

IPOs, deals, arrival of Facebook, Amazon mark ‘historic’ year in Utah tech

Pensions, pot and gambling? Not a Utah problem

Utah police shootings rise, so does distrust between D.A., cops

Utah 2018 homicides dip slightly, but police shootings way up

‘You can get justice’: Utah rape kit initiative pushing for prosecution statewide

Utah agency claims VA ‘overscreens’ homeless applicants’ addiction histories, leading to vacant beds

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Utah’s new BAC law should show mercy for first-time offenders

Editorial: Can the Great Salt Lake be great again?

Trump’s steel tariffs have produced losers in Utah and at least one big winner

Changes to Utah Democratic Party’s anti-harassment policy aim to plug ‘loopholes’ exposed when a former candidate was accused of sexual misconduct

Utah’s gas tax will go up a bit as the New Year arrives

Proposed Utah legislation would criminalize the use of fake urine and other methods for duping a drug test

Sen. Orrin Hatch’s 42-year legacy includes passing sweeping legislation, working across the aisle while sometimes being sharply partisan

Sen. Hatch often said what he really thought — sometimes followed by an apology

Hatch had a laundry list of legislative accomplishments

Utah now has the strictest drunken driving limit in the nation

Utah homeless service providers working toward a fresh start when new shelters open next year

U.S. Rep. Mia Love was absent from most House votes since losing re-election


Weber County commissioners foresee focus on economic growth, cooperative efforts in 2019 (Standard-Examiner)