Local Headlines 8-15-14

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: State education board is maintaining Utah’s independence

Editorial: Wildfire Disaster Funding Act should not burn away

Feds: 4,300 Utahns must verify immigration status or lose coverage

Head of government employees union leaving after 25 years

John Swallow mentioned during federal court assault case

County signs off on Olympus Hills annexation

Rick Koerber walks on $48 million Ponzi scheme charges

Paul Rolly: Deputy’s departure signals rift in Utah education

West Jordan OKs lucrative severance for resigned city manager

Deseret News

Greg Bell: New minimum-wage laws — Government as provider

Editorial: Monument supporters

Woman appointed to late husband’s Riverton City Council seat

Salazar, sportsmen chide states’ public lands movement

Judge tosses $100M fraud case against Alpine businessman Rick Koerber

Salt Lake City Council discusses options to keep rideshare companies in the city

Online marketer says he associated with ex-A.G. John Swallow to ‘change the world’


Editorial: Get cannabis extract in Utah (Standard-Examiner)

Bishop works the Maverik counter (Standard-Examiner)

Editorial: Cache County audit a big wake-up call (Logan Herald Journal)

Voting by mail coming to Cache County for November election (Logan Herald Journal)

Logan City School District formally passes property tax increase (Logan Herald Journal)