Local Headlines 8-14-15

Salt Lake Tribune

As election-result uncertainty settles in for a week, lawmaker eyes speeding the process

Biskupski blasts Becker over handling of spokesman controversy

Rolly: Heavy U. traffic prompts city to close street where Salt Lake City’s mayor lives

Guv encourages Utah parents to ditch the school carpools in favor of walking

West Jordan City approves big pay hike for manager

HHS head Burwell hears about Utah health reform

Utah educators are whiter than the students they teach

Biskupski blasts Becker over handling of spokesman controversy

Mine spill sediment reaches Lake Powell, but Utah regulators say the water’s safe

Deseret News

A. Scott Anderson: Herbert takes on ambitious NGA agenda on federalism

Op-ed: EPA has outgrown its original purpose

Success of voting by mail in S.L. County speaks in favor of continuing, expanding the practice

GOP convention will focus on SB54 compliance

LGBT candidates find favor in Salt Lake City

Utahn-led congressional committees wade into Colorado mine spill

Board proposes closing 2 charter schools, putting school year in jeopardy


Former Lehi candidate considers revote after 2,000 votes miscalculated (Daily Herald)

Davis, Box Elder counties’ air quality not as bad as monitors say (Standard-Examiner)

Survey explores Utahns’ attitudes about water use (Standard-Examiner)