Local Headlines 6-24-15

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: USU committed to transparency, but public-private deals are part of future

Editorial: Things are tough in all of rural America, not just Utah

Rolly: Becker’s office adds insult to injury, denies Burbank’s sick-leave pay

Audit: Utah A.G.’s office needs clearer whistleblower protection, ethics guides

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert reported for jury duty, but was not selected

Audit: How much does upkeep of college buildings really cost?

Utah whiskey maker asks DABC to allow educational tastings at new distillery

Hatch heralded for advancing expanded trade authority; Lee skips vote

Despite immunity deal offered as part of Utah A.G. probe, Johnson’s own evidence could be used against him

Deseret News

Richard Davis: Public doesn’t seem to matter in prison relocation efforts

Op-ed: Recreation is one of Utah’s few renewable resources

Legislative audit: Utah A.G.’s office should be more accountable, transparent

Audit: Concerns persist over higher ed maintenance funds

Ute Tribe seeks to join lawsuit against BLM ‘fracking’ rule

DABC needs more money to run understaffed state liquor stores, commission chairman says

Gov. Gary Herbert dismissed from jury duty

Salt Lake County Council shuts down community computer labs

Residents decry proposed American Fork Canyon land swap


Orem council likely to give official approval for vote by mail (Daily Herald)

Utah GOP leader learned to avoid confrontations with cops (Standard-Examiner)

Defense bill includes measures that impact Hill AFB (Standard-Examiner)

Group concerned over sales tax option for transportation (Standard-Examiner)