Local Headlines 8-12-15

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Rape-kit backlog must never happen again

Rolly: Utah County GOP wants purity test for Republican legislators

After arrests at tar sands mine site, environmental activists released from Uintah County jail

Salt Lake City leaders: We’re not done fighting prison relocation

Partial election results from Salt Lake County

Kitchen advances but close count obscures his opponent in SLC Council race

Negotiations collapse in effort to build Salt Lake City convention center hotel

Prison panel selects Salt Lake City, Legislature to vote

Rocky Anderson threatens suit over alleged spying during 2002 Olympics

Biskupski tops Becker in primary as two settle in for November face-off

Deseret News

Richard Davis: What it means to me to be pro-life

Jay Evensen: Voting by mail — when did we decide democracy should be low-tech?

Editorial: A caution against over-regulating faith-based charities into irrelevance

Unofficial tallies from municipal primary elections in Utah

Utah supports religious schools’ challenge to contraceptives mandate

Salt Lake site recommended for new state prison

Salt Lake County pulls out of negotiations with Omni for convention hotel

Utah, Colorado, New Mexico attorneys general discuss legal action over mine spill

Vote-by-mail is a winner in primary election

Salt Lake City to consider legal options to stop prison relocation

Biskupski gets most votes in Salt Lake City mayoral race, advances to general election


Commission votes unanimously to build new prison in Salt Lake City (Daily Herald)

Provo selects candidates for city-wide and District 3 council seat (Daily Herald)

Gricius leads six who advance in Eagle Mountain (Daily Herald)

Payson votes for change, boots three incumbents (Daily Herald)

Orem’s vote-by-mail deemed a success, 20 percent voter turnout (Daily Herald)

Primary election 2015 results for Davis County (Standard-Examiner)

Primary voting results 2015: Weber County and Box Elder County (Standard-Examiner)

Weber school board looks at tax hike, refunding bonds (Standard-Examiner)