Local Headlines 10-8-15

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Vote for Prop. 1 to keep Utah rolling

Conservative caucus deals blow to Chaffetz bid for House speaker

Parole board releases jailed businessman who has ties to Shurtleff, Swallow scandals

Rubio becomes third GOP hopeful to raise money in Utah

Utah Gov. Herbert tries flying the F-35 in a simulator

North Salt Lake works on law to address landslide concerns

SL County Council may be awaiting your calls

In Utah, scaled-down oil shale dreams still alive

Deseret News

Orrin Hatch: Judicial system reform — overcriminalization and the need for meaningful criminal intent requirements

Dan Liljenquist: Let the people decide on Medicaid expansion

Op-ed: Utah should not raise minimum wage

Jay Evensen: Here’s why we should fear driverless cars

Tax hike supporters get creative with potholes to campaign for transportation funding

Advocacy groups propose new clean air rules

Conference allows Utah to ‘connect globally’ with those in mountain regions

Business owners, community members ‘interview’ mayoral hopefuls on conditions in Pioneer Park area

Scholars disagree whether compromise works in religious freedom, gay rights clashes

Chaffetz’s run for speaker makes congressional ‘chaos’ more likely, Hatch says

UVU now the largest university in Utah, new data shows

Salt Lake aims to be a more civil, compassionate community under global initiative

Key witness in criminal cases against Shurtleff, Swallow released from prison


Anonymous poet defaming council candidates in Orem (Daily Herald)

Six council candidates make closing pitch, talk smattering of issues (Logan Herald Journal)

Logan council candidates discuss their ideas in ‘meet the candidates’ night (Logan Herald Journal)

Editorial: Chaffetz & company put politics ahead of the people (Standard-Examiner)

Editorial: Third-string health care reform in Utah (Standard-Examiner)

$38 million for Hill AFB in jeopardy amid veto confrontation (Standard-Examiner)

Local districts detail preparations after Oregon school shooting (Standard-Examiner)