Local Headlines 8-13-15

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Salt Lake City can do prison reform right

Editorial: Despite mine plume mistakes, EPA’s role is critical

SLC mayor’s former spokesman gets demotion, pay cut for online politicking

UTA chief Michael Allegra announces he will retire

Long, rough road ahead for Becker to remain Salt Lake City mayor

Utah lawmaker unveils stable funding plan for embattled liquor agency

UTA says it will ‘provide information’ on transit tax hike, but not campaign for it

Utah AG hints at legal action over mine spill

Terrorist-attack drill targets UTA TRAX train

Deseret News

Dan Liljenquist: Anticipated result of Obama’s Iran nuclear deal seems to be war and no peace

Op-ed: Rural hospitals depend on 340B drug pricing program

Jay Evensen: New prison site scuttles years of dreams by SLC leaders

Editorial: Charles Koch raising corportate welfare issue heading into presidential elections

Sen. Orrin Hatch endorses Jeb Bush for president

Mayor Becker’s spokesman demoted for online comments

UTA chief Michael Allegra to retire

Utah declares state of emergency, considers legal action over Colorado mine spill

The 25 Utah cities that are most expensive for taxpayers

Salt Lake City could launch referendum to stop prison move

Mayor Becker faces a formidable fight ahead of fall election


Editorial: Provo No. 1 in disappointing civic involvement (Daily Herald)

Post office delivers 1,270 ballots to Orem day after election (Daily Herald)

American Fork Canyon Vision committee dissolved, now what? (Daily Herald)

Op-ed: Utah: People with disabilities want to work (Standard-Examiner)

Op-ed: When the educated lose their power of reasoning (Standard-Examiner)

Editorial: Trump fated to fail (Standard-Examiner)