Local Headlines 12-7-15

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Healthy Utah still looks like best solution to Medicaid dilemma

Op-ed: Don’t renew Export-Import Bank to protect U.S. business

Hatch: Obamacare is failing, and my repeal bill will fix it

Editorial: Utah representatives play good cop, bad cop

Editorial: If Utah can help Mexican wolves recover, we should let them in

Utah may license drug treatment centers to crack down on fraud

Mormon church real estate firm plans to bring thousands of new homes to Riverton

Utah officials: Mexican wolf is ‘bullet’ that could destroy West

State school board wants land swap if new monument named in Utah

Former Gov. Olene Walker remembered as leader, mother, role model

Utah’s Hatch praises highway bill passage, Lee denounces it

Salt Lake City joins in defending Obama’s immigration actions

UTA reversed contract stance to allow bid by Swiss rail company

Utah envisions refugees as savvy programmers

Edward Snowden talks about NSA’s Utah Data Center and more in Park City digital address

Deseret News

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: A few political issues to contemplate on cold and smoggy days

Derek Monson: Wisdom of not expanding Medicaid becomes ever clearer

Editorial: Utah’s congressional delegation confronts a changing Washington environment

Editorial: Time for Utah to develop comprehensive plan to address inequality in public education

State School Board adopts new middle school science standards

Former Gov. Olene Walker remembered as ‘devoted to the public good’

Libertarian group ranks Salt Lake as least free city in Utah

Will pipeline weigh down your wallet or buoy your future?

‘Sickest of the sick’: Caring for patients who account for lion’s share of costs

UTA changed bidding process to make room for Swiss rail company

Davis, Weber roads to reap from Prop 1 while state’s 2 biggest counties lag behind


Editorial: Is Utah County better prepared for a mass shooting? (Daily Herald)

Provo looks at new urbanism, pocket neighborhoods at zoning summit (Daily Herald)

SITLA ignores property rights, tells Saratoga Springs how to plan a city (Daily Herald)

Rural schools offer challenges and rewards (Standard-Examiner)

It’s not ‘Little House on the Prairie,’ but similarities exist (Standard-Examiner)

Rural students leave home to finish school (Standard-Examiner)

County to add another public defender due to legislation and state scrutiny (Logan Herald Journal)

Transit talks to move Kamas Valley (Park Record)