Local Headlines 1-6-16

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Government forces taxpayers to subsidize alternative energy

Editorial: State, county far too trusting of coal-to-fuel scheme

South Jordan mayor pulls a fast one, but ploy boomerangs

Poll: Utahns overwhelmingly favor expanded background checks on gun sales

Federal court will hear from Planned Parenthood, Utah attorneys in March

Salt Lake City Council elects James Rogers to be new chairman

‘She’d still be alive:’ Utah mother says Obama’s gun orders could have saved daughter

State environmental regulators resolve to build public support for Utah’s air, water quality in 2016

Small Utah-born political party has rift over Oregon occupation, Mormon church stance

Deseret News

Richard Davis: Donald Trump — Old Republican extreme or new Republican mainstream?

Editorial: It’s appropriate to recognize the achievements of outgoing SLC mayor

Gun show owners unclear what Obama orders mean for buyers, sellers

Governor appoints Republican Lincoln Fillmore to Utah Senate

Salt Lake County Council selects new chairman

Salt Lake City Council chooses new leadership

Environmental agency tackles year of challenges

National energy report highlights struggles of Western states’ production

Report: Utah student-to-counselor ratio high but improving

Understanding the Oregon protest and standoff

Utahns support expanded background checks for gun buyers


Utah County commissioners hold first meeting of 2016 (Daily Herald)

Kaysville mayor to seek Davis Commission seat (Standard-Examiner)

Governor’s proposed budget could be boon for schools (Park Record)

Rep. Kraig Powell prepares for legislative session (Park Record)

Park City Councilors sworn into office during joyous ceremony (Park Record)

State of the City: Mayor Petersen praises by-mail voting, technology, city departments (Logan Herald Journal)