Local Headlines 5-17-16

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Federal coal leasing doesn’t need major reform

Editorial: Utah sputters and spins on SAGE and Common Core

Issues dividing Democrats in the Senate primary race

Misty K. Snow running for Senate as a progressive who just happens to be transgender

Candidate Jonathan Swinton pitches himself as a marriage counselor for Washington, D.C.

Poll shows Trump gaining support in Utah, leads Clinton, Sanders

BLM opens Salt Flats summit after initially saying it was invite-only

Governor ‘disappointed’ with himself over fundraising meeting, comments

Deseret News

Editorial: UTA can take a hard lesson from Washington

Study: Electricity demand linked to struggles for river wildlife

Education funding, monument discussion on the agenda for special session this week

Gov. Gary Herbert says ‘tone’ of fundraising will change amid criticism


North Utah County cities tackle annual budget prep (Daily Herald)

Op-ed: Rest easy, Cafe Rio — thanks to Orrin Hatch, your trade secrets are safe (Standard-Examiner)