Local Headlines 8-3-14

Salt Lake Tribune

Rolly: GOP whispering about post-election tax increase

Editorial: Greater Canyonlands: right idea, wrong method

Editorial: Jordan area doesn’t need more service balkanization

UTA: Flat fare no longer fair? Agency studies distance-based fares

West Jordan rejects ‘strong mayor’ question on November ballot

Is Utah still last in per-pupil spending?

Utah farmers celebrate $16 million in direct sales

A primer on Utah reforms to avoid Swallow-Shurtleff scandals

Deseret News

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Political market research — Can it be trusted?

Natalie Gochnour: Involve Utahns in national monument designations

John Florez: Elect leaders who can lead, give hope and unite

Editorial: Best use, best care

Davis County cities propose property tax increases

Charter schools offer high return on investment, study claims

Senators’ letter calls for creation of Greater Canyonlands National Monument

Chaffetz brings East Coast congressman to Utah to hear about public lands, other West issues


Lawmakers heading into a busy travel month (Daily Herald)

Chaffetz bringing a Democratic House member to Utah (Daily Herald)

Editorial: Tax appraisals need consistency (Standard-Examiner)

Pros and cons abound in Utah online schools (Standard-Examiner)

Hatch bill regulates students’ data in the cloud (Standard-Examiner)

Mountain Crest grad, lawyer, explains her role in Hobby Lobby case (Logan Herald Journal)

Tax proposal flop sends 23-year-old CVTD bus service back to drawing board (Logan Herald Journal)