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Wolverine found in Utah for 1st time since 1974

Celeste Tholen, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:56pm

A car hit and killed a wolverine in northern Utah this week — the first time in four decades that a wolverine has been found and not just seen in the state, the Division of Wildlife Resources reported.

Video features Utah’s famous rock-climbing cat

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 11:47am

Like any good climber, Craig Armstrong always makes sure he has a partner. And his is a frisky, domestic medium-hair cat named Millie.

Video: Utah Olympic Park to host 2nd summer of ‘world’s steepest slip ‘n slide’

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 8:25pm

Have you ever wanted to slip ‘n slide down an Olympic ski jump and land in a pool? Well, now for the second year, the Utah Olympic Park is making it possible.

Video shows cougar swimming across large lake

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 11:45am

During these hot summer months, it seems that even large predators need to cool off. A recent video from Washington captured the strange sight of a mountain lion going for a swim in a lake near the Canadian border.

Tips for exploring Antelope Canyon by kayak

Mike Godfrey, Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 11:29am

The beauty of Lake Powell in Utah and Arizona's deserts is undeniable. And as home to more than 90 side canyons and nearly 2,000 miles of shoreline, there's no shortage of adventure to be had.

Hike Lakeview Trail for secluded overlook of Rockport Reservoir

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 3:29pm

With summer heating up, it’s a great idea to hit up a hike that also gives you the option of swimming.

First-aid equipment, tips for hiking the backcountry with dogs

Michael Radice  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 11:29am

Few things are as satisfying as a long day hike in the mountains or an overnight camping trip with your pet. But when someone gets injured, everything changes so you need to make sure you are prepared for an emergency.

Product review: Gear for family adventures this summer

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 11:29am

With temperatures rising and summer in full swing, there are plenty of opportunities for family adventures. This article looks at a handful of outdoor products that might prove useful for your next outing.

Appeals court won't reconsider ruling in Alta snowboarding ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 5:12pm

A federal appeals court is refusing to give a group of snowboarders another chance in their fight against a Utah ski resort's ban on their sport.

Popular Tibble Fork Reservoir closed for summer due to construction

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 11:53am

Anyone planning a fishing trip to Tibble Fork Reservoir this summer will need to reschedule. The recreation area will be closed until December due to a major construction operation.

Bear Lake glamping resort opens new reception center

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jun 21st - 11:25am

The glamping industry has continued to spread in Utah with a Bear Lake resort recently adding a full reception center for weddings and other private events.

Escape summer heat by hiking to White Pine Lake

Bryce Jolley, Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 20th - 11:47am

Anyone looking for a way to escape the unusually high temperatures lately should take a day hike to White Pine Lake up Logan Canyon.

5 local places to catch big fish with a fly rod

Spencer Durrant, Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 17th - 11:29am

Are you struggling to consistently catch big fish on your fly rod? These five places are as close to a sure thing as you'll find in Utah when it comes to catching big fish on the fly.

7 national parks and the movies they star in

Brandon Griggs, CNN  |  Posted  Jun 17th - 11:08am

Thanks to digital effects, filmmakers today can create almost anything -- monsters, aliens, tornadoes, tsunamis -- on movie screens.

Jordanelle launches 1st open-water floating park in Utah

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jun 16th - 1:43pm

Jordanelle State Park is now home to the first “open-water park system in the state,” and beginning June 23, it will be open daily for the summer.

4 things to consider for hammock camping

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 15th - 11:58am

For many outdoor enthusiasts, camping is synonymous with tents. After all, tents have been around for centuries and have a proven track record. But a growing number of campers are turning to a new option: the camping hammock.

Mostly known for water activities, Deer Creek State Park now offers ziplines

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Jun 14th - 10:13pm

A new zipline course has opened at Deer Creek State Park near Heber. Park managers hope it will help increase visitation numbers.

Utah company creates unique expandable, lightweight tent system

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jun 14th - 7:31pm

Within one week, internet users raised more than $39,000 for an expandable, lightweight tent system.

3 gorgeous hiking spots to enjoy Utah’s wildflowers

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jun 13th - 12:10pm

Hiking in Utah is always wonderful, but adding in wildflowers makes the trails even more beautiful. Scott Nichols of Utah Wildflowers shared three of his favorite spots for readers to enjoy.

Utah bike company gaining worldwide attention

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 10th - 11:29am

A company based in Lindon is winning international praise for its innovative bikes. And many of Fezzari's bikes celebrate their Utah roots with uniquely local names like Nebo Peak, Timp Peak, Kings Peak and Cascade Peak.