Local Headlines 7-2-15

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Send transit/road tax to the voters this year

The Deseret territorial flag still flies over Salt Lake City

BYU conference to examine religious-freedom issues

New Utah tax commissioner takes the oath

Mayor debate: Becker says police chief’s ouster was ‘right decision for Salt Lake City’

Council finds enough common ground to move forward with ‘preservation’ plan for Salt Lake County townships, unincorporated areas

Mormon church makes first-time donation to Utah Pride Center youth program

Deseret News

Dan Liljenquist: Time to relegate the Confederate battle flag to museums and Civil War reenactments

Op-ed: Utah lawmakers can protect minorities from negative impacts of Clean Power Plan

Op-ed: Move the prison for the sake of better prisoner reform

Editorial: Supreme Court ruling for raisin farmer extends Fifth Amendment protections against property seizure

86 Utah cities pushing for 1/4-cent sales tax increases

Latest building codes bill too slow to help air, homeowners critics say

Salt Lake County Council finalizes community preservation maps

Becker, challengers square off in Salt Lake City mayoral debate

LDS Church donates to Utah Pride Center’s efforts to feed homeless youths


Op-ed: Standard parroted gun control lobby (Standard-Examiner)

Utah officials discuss progress of child welfare (Standard-Examiner)

Sales tax increase debated but not decided yet (Standard-Examiner)

Additional sales tax has Utah County residents worried, officials say it’s needed (Daily Herald)

Country’s youngest county needs tools that breed success (Daily Herald)

Mountain Accord agrees to put Utah County planning on hold (Daily Herald)