Local Headlines 10-15-13

Salt Lake Tribune

McAleer: Shutdown is N. Utah’s reward for re-electing Bishop

Rolly: Liljenquist op-ed spawns hope he’ll run

Op-ed: National Parks episode shows state better at managing public lands

Debt ceiling: What is it and why it’s important to Utah investors

Condoleezza Rice: World needs U.S. to solve shutdown, partisanship

Herbert calls special session for national parks, furloughs

As shutdown polarizes Washington, Matheson sides with GOP

Dozens of Utah governments hike taxes after holding back for years

Moab celebrates access to national parks but wants more

Utah AG: State Bar has closed one Swallow investigation, won’t prosecute

Opposition forms to Count My Vote; public hearings scheduled

Rolly: Amid the shutdown, Chaffetz lies low, Lee hides out

Utah officials: Replacing aging bridges has big price tag

Deseret News

Pignanelli & Webb: The surprise choice of Rep. Cox and what it means for the future

Robert Bennett: Republicans shoot themselves in the foot

Op-ed: Government can — and does — work in Salt Lake County

John Florez: A healthy nation is a productive nation

Editorial: Obamacare’s disastrous rollout overshadowed by budget dispute

Editorial: Utah’s takeover of national parks is good government solution

Congress fails small business to the tune of $100 million every day

Gov. Herbert calls Legislature to special session to fund parks

Visitors return to Zion National Park, neighboring businesses

Utah State Bar drops case against Attorney General John Swallow

Website aims to get Layton voters to the polls by informing and then rewarding

Report ranks Utah’s tax climate for business as 9th the nation

Larry Summers: crisis in Washington only ‘tangentially related’ to real economic problems

Investigations of Attorney General John Swallow to stretch into next year

Utah leaders cautiously optimistic debt ceiling question will be resolved before deadline

Other

Editorial: State funding for national parks a short-term solution (Daily Herald)

Lawmaker working to create road kill harvesting licenses (Daily Herald)

Ordinance would allow UTOPIA in Provo (Daily Herald)

Editorial: Wrong to raise smoking age (Standard-Examiner)

Two Box Elder sites left off list of Utah park reopenings (Standard-Examiner)

Medical waste company fights back against claims (Standard-Examiner)

Election official: Government shutdown may harm municipal incumbents (Standard-Examiner)

Proposal would limit forced-entry serving of search warrants (Standard-Examiner)

Smith, Wright talk healthcare, shutdown (Park Record)

Survey shows residents very pleased with county (Park Record)

Reopened parks draw big crowds (Logan Herald Journal)

Logan candidates spell out positions (Logan Herald Journal)