Local Headlines 8-31-15

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Mountain Accord’s schedule for environmental review is unrealistic

Corroon: Utahns are dying as the ‘Gang of Six’ dithers

Op-ed: LaSal Mountains are the wrong place to transplant mountain goats

Editorial: ‘Grand bargain’ lands bill may still need more bargaining

Editorial: Transit plans back on the buses

Biskupski to campaign full-time for SLC mayor

Where people come from when they move to Salt Lake-area, and where they go when they leave

Do Utah’s mandated car safety inspections prevent crashes?

Taxing food one option being floated for Utah Medicaid expansion

Prison is leaving Draper, but Corrections bosses stay put

Rand Paul pulls out the red meat for a libertarian audience in Orem

Guv names former Salt Lake City Councilman Carlton Christensen to prison board

Army report describes 2009 death of Utah soldier, doesn’t mention Bowe Bergdahl

Deseret News

Op-ed: Utah committed to finding workable solutions to regional haze

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: As summer concludes, Utahns face national, state issues

Drew Clark: The zeitgeist of modern Provo: Jobs and a good quality of life

Op-ed: Shrinking our new prison while fixing public education

Editorial: Incentives in welfare reform should enhance employment, family and self-sufficiency

Herbert honors centenarians in state’s ‘most exclusive club’

Becker, Biskupski gearing up for tight mayoral race

Federal judge recuses himself in criminal case against San Juan County Commissioner

Utah coal: A story of families, jobs and America’s future

GOP presidential hopeful Rand Paul rallies Utahns, calls Donald Trump mania ‘insane’

The battle over coal struggles to find a middle ground

Coal miners’ memorial rises from tragedy, honor and community sacrifice


Mayor Curtis: Provo is forever (Daily Herald)

Rand Paul rallies supporters in Orem to ‘Stand with Rand’ (Daily Herald)

Prop 1 transportation tax gets Weber commissioner’s help (Standard-Examiner)

Library bond could become a Weber County political issue (Standard-Examiner)

Utah lawmaker’s bill would make military pensions tax-exempt (Standard-Examiner)

Is Rand Paul’s visit to Utah an appeal to overlooked voters? (Standard-Examiner)

Envision Utah survey reveals public willingness to conserve water (Logan Herald Journal)