Local Headlines 3-17-16

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: A step forward for school board choices

Debate scrapped after Donald Trump says he won’t show in Salt Lake City

White House notes Hatch called Supreme Court nominee a ‘consensus’ pick in 2010

Cheaper power bill? Utah consumer advocates say rate-decrease request is complicated

Taxpayers will fork out $1 million for Salt Lake City Hall departures

Caucus 2016: Bernie Sanders coming Friday, Ted Cruz to campaign here Saturday

Salt Lake County board begins review of ZAP tax applicants

Salt Lake County still working on plan to meet demand for off-leash dog parks

Deseret News

Dan Liljenquist: CDC offers guidance on opioid prescriptions

Editorial: Retirement crisis looming without personal savings

Jay Evensen: Trump had nothing to gain by coming to Utah

Group asks Attorney General to investigate Ivory

Salt Lake presidential debate canceled after Trump, Kasich drop out

Hatch, Lee resolve to hold up Supreme Court nominee confirmation

Morgan tops county health rankings for 7th straight year

Other

Editorial: Utah’s national political profile could use some help (Daily Herald)

Medical marijuana advocates will pursue legislation, ballot initiative (Daily Herald)

Republican candidate announces run for Utah House District 2 (Daily Herald)

Op-ed: Departing Rep. Brad Dee sizes up the 2016 Utah Legislature (Standard-Examiner)

Four Democratic women file for Weber County legislative seats (Standard-Examiner)

Stalled bill HR25 would replace income tax with sales tax, abolish IRS (Standard-Examiner)

Legislative session carries few surprises for Park City School District (Park Record)

King reflects on failure of sex education bill (Park Record)

Wasatch County Democrat mounts Statehouse challenge (Park Record)