Local Headlines 8-10-15

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Commuter trains are a wasteful dream of political correctness

Op-ed: Transit tax needs a humble UTA to help convince voters

Op-ed: Utah schools need 21st Century overhaul to truly ‘raise the bar’

Editorial: Sanctuary cities are symptom, not solution, of immigration dysfunction

Editorial: Utahns must make their agrarian dreams fit reality

Survey has mixed news for Mayor Becker on transportation

FBI investigating 2 nonprofits with connections to SLC police, advisers to Mayor Ben McAdams

County Clerk: Becker’s campaign office not illegal

PAC spends $113,000 on billboards in SLC mayor’s race

South Salt Lake residents march to protest street closure

Navajo Tribe shuts off water pumps as polluted river water nears

Western Governors redefining higher ed 20 years after inception

Five who would be mayor of Salt Lake City

Deseret News

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: National, local elections offer chance for predictions

Chris Herrod: Illegal immigration has constant impact on modern America

Drew Clark: It makes sense to relocate the prison away from Draper

Editorial: Utah poised to begin transition to alternative energy

Editorial: Global Cities Initiative can help spark Salt Lake County’s exports game

Editorial: Teacher tax incentives — Utah needs to create desirable environment for future educators

Poll: Utahns are willing to conserve more water, especially for farms

Jeremy Johnson, others charged in new federal fraud indictment

Judge tells state, Utah GOP to start settlement talks over Count My Vote lawsuit

State School Board to begin new turnaround program for underperforming schools

Thousands of vote-by-mail ballots still absent as primary election approaches

Two special sessions might be needed for prison relocation, Medicaid expansion

San Juan County provides clean water as mine wastewater approaches


Editorial: Local elections of utmost importance (Daily Herald)

Provo’s Curt Bramble to lead national organization (Daily Herald)

Voters need to know: voters blocs, district candidate systems, other election anomalies (Daily Herald)

Editorial: Find the truth about what happened at the Utah State Prison — and why (Standard-Examiner)

Losing Outdoor Retailer would be a blow to Park City companies (Park Record)

Hillary Clinton wows a Park City crowd (Park Record)