Local Headlines 1-4-16

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: To truly honor Olene Walker, we need more affordable housing

Op-ed: Don’t reduce role of school board’s minority advisory committee

Op-ed: Payday-lending story didn’t give a full and accurate picture

Editorial: Salt Lake, not so Great

Editorial: ‘Turnaround’ experts should be prepared to turn on Legislature

Area in Utah County tops nation in job growth rate

Rolly’s 2015 review: Anti-LDS comments from a candidate’s dad, Shurtleff’s sales pitch, a tough teacher and more

Speaker Greg Hughes to replace UTA board member with Babs De Lay after Swiss trip flap

Mayor-elect Jackie Biskupski — Small-town ideals led to pioneering spirit

Some Utah Republicans face huge hurdles in gathering ballot signatures

Utah legislator: Time to make sure judges know the law

Property tax delinquent lists include prominent businesses, people

Utah ICE agent charged with using excessive force says he ‘was only doing my job’

Utah’s Bishop and Chaffetz pressed their agendas from seats of power

Deseret News

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Our contribution to the year-end reviews and predictions

Dan Liljenquist: For political junkies like me, 2016 should be a wild ride. Buckle up!

Natalie Gochnour: Predictions for the new year

Editorial: A New Year’s resolution for Salt Lake City and Utah lawmakers

John Florez: Legislators redistribute the wealth

Editorial: Lyman sentencing and divided opinions on land use

Editorial: Nearly 8,000 lawsuits by payday lenders against their clients

Education leaders weigh in on a new monument’s threat to funding

Trust lands director leaves a legacy of billions of dollars

Tribes cut off talks with Utah delegation over public lands bill

Chaffetz, Stewart want answers about NSA spying on Congress, world leaders

North arm of Great Salt Lake ‘evaporating away’

Is Trump GOP’s choice? Utah delegation says no

The view from Washington: From budgets to Benghazi, Utah’s lawmakers packed a punch

Rep. Jason Chaffetz eyeing a new title — governor

Becker leaves office confident he made a difference


Editorial: New Year’s resolutions for Utah (Daily Herald)

Orem’s Mayor Brunst sets goals for 2016 (Daily Herald)

Editorial: Need a reason to legalize medical marijuana in Utah? Meet Enedina Stanger (Standard-Examiner)

UDOT transportation study plans for 2050’s doubled population, I-15 jams (Standard-Examiner)

Abortion issue to again be heard in Utah Legislature (Standard-Examiner)

Bill could offer veterans state income tax exemption (Logan Herald Journal)

Council approves decreased operating budget (Park Record)