Local Headlines 10-22-15

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Utah is stronger and U.S. is safer for F-35 installment at Hill

Op-ed: Western Freedom Festival wastes tax money on Ivory’s political agenda

Op-ed: Teacher certification is a state-run racket that charter schools avoid

Editorial: Paying for high achievers’ college is an easy call

Editorial: Speed doesn’t kill. Cell phones do

Small Utah college with big political ties is going under

‘Neutral’ UTA chairman appears at pro-Prop 1 event

Utah alcohol permit bill makes a comeback

Company won’t expand gravel pit at Point of the Mountain

Utah drops investigation of lawmaker who says fraud accusation made by ‘desperate extremist group’

Jeb Bush proposes moving Interior Department to Salt Lake City, Denver or Reno, Nev.

Utah drunken-driving deaths nearly doubled last year

Utah latest red state grappling with death penalty

Advocates keep up pressure for Medicaid expansion

Two medical marijuana bills pitched to Utah Legislature

New director promises big growth of Utah’s school trust lands

Voice-activated systems are dangerously distracting drivers, Utah researcher says

Deseret News

Michael Erickson: World Congress of Families a hate group?

Op-ed: White House starting to control curriculum — in Utah

Jay Evensen: Politicians no longer want to get tough on crime; let’s see how long it lasts

Editorial: College degree data show mixed results

Lawmakers give mixed feedback on statewide technology plan

Former lawmaker David Ure named as next director of SITLA

Utah lawmakers eye reforms for Utah water supplies, delivery

Utah lawmaker cleared of fraud allegations in public lands fight

Feds spending ‘serious dollars’ on Obamacare in Utah, House GOP hears

Some conservative Utah lawmakers favor abolishing death penalty

Elder Oaks made national news because LDS Church position on gay rights is a ‘significant development’

Utah lawmakers hear alternative proposal for medical marijuana


Provo Citywide II candidates answer questions (Daily Herald)

Editorial: Make your voice heard on the Ogden gang injunction (Standard-Examiner)

Weber commissioners get earful on proposed transportation tax (Standard-Examiner)