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Great Salt Lake drying up as plans to punch hole through causeway are delayed

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 10:36pm

The drying up of the Great Salt Lake is beginning to have significant economic consequences, and that seems to have stirred up a hint of turbulence among the lake's varied stakeholders.

New mom takes baby daughter on year-long maternity leave around the globe

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 11:33am

Instead of letting motherhood trample her wanderlust, one new mom packed her new baby up for a maternity leave around the world.

4 reasons to fish the Green River in fall

Spencer Durrant, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 18th - 12:09pm

When the leaves turn, many anglers overlook the Green River as a fishing destination. Here are five reasons why you may want to rethink that decision and visit the Green River this fall.

11th Red Bull Rampage takes place with new format, venue

Stephan Bergen  |  Posted  Oct 17th - 11:38am

The 11th edition of the Red Bull Rampage took place in Virgin Friday with new rules, a new format and a brand new venue. Touted by Red Bull as the “most-watched mountain bike event of the year,” the Rampage went back to its roots this year.

More Utah parks make pitch for dark sky certification

Dave Cawley  |  Posted  Oct 14th - 11:29am

Utah State Parks and Recreation officials are making a major push to have more of its properties recognized for their night sky views.

Poll: Where is the best place to see fall colors in Utah?

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Oct 14th - 10:00am

There are many locations in the state to take in fall foliage. But which place is the best viewing spot? In this poll, we’re asking you to vote for the best place to see fall colors in Utah.

Utah climber lived life to the fullest, aunt recalls

Kathy Aiken  |  Posted  Oct 11th - 10:28pm

The sport of Alpine climbing can be extremely dangerous, even deadly, as one Utah doctor knows personally.

Proposal to turn Mountain Accord into official government entity delayed

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Oct 11th - 8:52pm

The approval of an agreement to make Mountain Accord an official governmental entity was delayed Tuesday.

Product review: 7 jackets for fall and winter

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 11th - 11:30am

With temperatures dropping and snow more common in the higher elevations, it’s time to start layering up. This review looks at a handful of jackets with different designs and technology.

DWR seeks feedback on fishing at Scofield Reservoir

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 10th - 11:50am

The Division of Wildlife Resources is seeking public input about the fishery at Scofield Reservoir.

Quiz: Can you recognize these Utah outdoor locations?

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 10:00am

For this quiz, we’ll be testing your ability to recognize some great outdoor places in the state. With help from our drone, we got some great shots of beautiful Utah scenery.

5 of the best kept secrets near local Dinosaurland

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 1:04pm

If you are looking for a close-to-home getaway for fall break, there are several hidden gems near the world-famous Dinosaurland near Vernal that you may not be aware of.

3 local places to boulder this fall

Jon Vickers, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 11:34am

The best temperatures for climbing, known as "send temps," are quickly approaching. As the weather cools and the leaves change color, it is time to start pulling out bouldering pads and the warm layers.

Utah bear expert weighs in after Montana man's grizzly attack goes viral

Mike Godfrey, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 4th - 11:55am

On Sunday, a Montana man found himself at the mercy of an aggressive mother grizzly bear. After surviving the encounter, he grabbed his phone and documented the aftermath.

Using corn as bait, year-round fishing at Utah Lake tributaries approved for 2017

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 11:29am

After receiving public feedback earlier this year, the Utah Wildlife Board has approved several fishing changes for 2017.

Deals on season passes at Utah's ski resorts this winter season

Ray Grass, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:52am

For those planning to ski and/or snowboard this winter, it would pay to do a little research into the packages available at the 14 Utah resorts and the perks now being offered, which include passes to other resorts in North America.

Review: 6 outdoor products for family vacations

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

The weather may be cooling, but there are still lots of great opportunities for outdoor adventures for families. Here are a handful of products that may be worth considering for your next outing.

Utah ski resorts announce new amenities for 2016-2017 season

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 1:16pm

With the beginning of cooler weather and snowfall in some of the higher elevations last week, Utah’s ski season is fast approaching.

Video shows bull moose fight dangerously close to hunter

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:29am

This is rutting season for moose, which means bulls are fighting for supremacy. One such encounter was recently filmed in Alaska, as two bulls battled within arm’s length of a group of people on Anchorage’s Powerline Trail.

Smugglers Gap Trail offers solitude from city, beautiful fall foliage

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:01pm

If you’re looking for a nice fall hike with a grand view without slipping too far out of the Salt Lake City area, the Smugglers Gap Trail offers hikers that and more.