Local Headlines 7-31-15

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: S.L. County shouldn’t put transportation tax on this year’s ballot

Editorial: Cast your ballots for a stronger Utah democracy

Judge Skanchy named presiding judge in 3rd District Court

Will the Olympic Oval become the heart of Kearns?

Flagged online post revealed mayoral spokesman’s anonymous campaign sniping

The Utah Effect: The $%&* people tweet by state

Salt Lake City spokesman placed on leave during probe of anonymous online political comments

Deseret News

Op-ed: Utah leaders, don’t let EPA fool you twice

Editorial: After change to state pension program for public employees, personal contributions to plans slow in coming

National report shows high overall quality in Utah schools

Study: Drought impacts forests more than previously thought

IRS commits to not target tax-exempt status of churches under questioning from Sen. Mike Lee

Survey: Utah residents want crops, not homes on prime farm land

Gov. Herbert, tribal leaders celebrate 10th anniversary of Native American Summit

Poor road conditions make budgeting bumpy for Utah motorists

Resolutions on Medicaid expansion, prison relocation are weeks, maybe months away


Editorial: Recreation, arts and parks tax a step forward for Provo (Daily Herald)

Bill aimed to protect students from teacher misconduct (Standard-Examiner)