Local Headlines 1-11-16

Salt Lake Tribune

Rolly: Retiring Sen. Steve Urquhart will leave a lasting impression on Utah

Op-ed: Oregon occupiers have much in common with Utah legislators

Op-ed: Utah needs more women running for office, and we will help them

Editorial: Utah land grab: A fool and other people’s money

Editorial: Give school districts room to operate, legislators

Official claims UTA fired him for warning it violated safety rules

New panel will explore needs of Utah’s minority and at-risk students

Utah group hopeful after trip to occupied Oregon wildlife reserve

Salt Lake County mayor requests jail time for his former deputy

ACLU director who challenged Utah on same-sex marriage, immigration to retire

Deseret News

Frank Pignanelli and LaVarr Webb: Signature-gathering period in primary election process marks new era

John Florez: We have lawmakers who keep on spending our money for things we don’t want

Editorial: In Utah, two-party negotiation not necessary to get laws passed, and that’s too bad

Editorial: The Utah Media Coalition calls for increased transparency from state Republican leaders

Top education leader Brad Smith to take 90-day medical leave

State education funding priorities: Paying for pupil influx, local needs

What’s the cost of a shrinking middle class?

West Jordan leaders seek to keep City Hall civil in 2016

ACLU leader Karen McCreary announces June retirement

Doug Robinson: Sean Reyes — Out of the ’hood, into the AG’s office


Senator Mike Lee draws crowd with town hall (Daily Herald)

Utah bills limiting medical marijuana to certain illnesses have advocates wary (Standard-Examiner)

Former Ogden mayor Matthew Godfrey surprised by mission president call (Standard-Examiner)

Bill to exempt military pensions from state income tax will go to Legislature (Standard-Examiner)

Erickson to run for full term on Cache County Council (Logan Herald Journal)

Legislators visit Summit County Board of Health (Park Record)

Utahns weigh in on gun control (Park Record)