Local Headlines 1-7-16

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Federal lands transfer would be a blow to Utah’s recreation economy

Editorial: To improve justice courts, start with full-time judges

Utah politicos express sympathy with Oregon protesters, oppose tactics

New prison will be built by July 2020, state hires Big D to consult on project

New mayor names Jennifer Seelig and Holly Mullen to posts in City Hall

Utah soldiers under fire in latest Afghanistan fighting

Residents in 13 Utah school districts paid higher taxes, didn’t get more funding

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

Ken Ivory was cleared in fraud probe because Utah AG found no victims, records say

Deseret News

Jay Evensen: Suppose they called an armed rebellion and nobody showed up?

Dan Liljenquist: Obama’s executive overreach on gun control

Editorial: Americans shouldn’t ignore conflicts overseas

Chaffetz to campaign for Marco Rubio

Sen. Mike Lee compares fixing broken government to cutting a mullet

Legislative ‘glitch’ delays distribution of $24M in tax revenue for schools

New prison won’t be done until July 2020

Rep. Stewart: North Korea’s actions indicate ‘extraordinarily dangerous time’


Editorial: Not a good start for new Provo council (Daily Herald)

Provo Municipal Council selects new leadership (Daily Herald)

Potter to run for Legislature, other County Council members discuss future (Logan Herald Journal)

New Logan councilman eyes downtown, neighborhood growth (Logan Herald Journal)

Local candidates quick to gather signatures (Standard-Examiner)

Utah weapon sales boom predicted with Obama’s gun control actions (Standard-Examiner)

Davis political newcomer among several who will gather signatures (Standard-Examiner)