Local Headlines 5-18-16

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: EDCU’s failure to file tax returns is not easily forgotten

Rolly: Garfield County incidents offer more evidence of tensions between local, federal authorities

New survey finds 71 percent support Bears Ears Monument, but is it ‘a classic push poll’?

Swallow denies allegations of straw-donor scheme to bolster Senate candidates’ campaign coffers

Jon Huntsman, Jim Matheson lead group pushing for more foreign aid

Preliminary research suggests Bonneville Salt Flats are in decline — and there’s no easy fix

County Council members piqued at UTA for meeting closures

Complaint seeks investigation into Herbert fundraising

Deseret News

Natalie Gochnour: A plea for a more policy-oriented governor’s race

Richard Davis: The vice presidential choice: A barometer of presidential thinking

Jay Evensen: Watching Utah’s farms get plowed under

Editorial: Obama signs trade secrets act with bipartisan support

Matheson, Huntsman Jr. to head Utah committee for global leadership group

S.L. County Council threatens to block UTA tax money amid closed meeting controversy

Lawmakers want more control over public safety communication agency bilked by employee

Critics question shrinking expectations for Medicaid extension

Both sides jockeying over possible Bears Ears monument designation

Legislature to study impact of directive on transgender students; LDS Church weighs in


Op-ed: Don’t make Utah agriculture a scapegoat for what’s happening to Great Salt Lake (Standard-Examiner)

Editorial: If you’ve got the money, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has the time (Standard-Examiner)