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Video shows frantic buck being rescued from baling twine

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

A new YouTube video shows the potentially dangerous rescue of an ensnared white-tailed buck.

Utah family to be featured in outdoor film

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Nov 20th - 11:29am

Brooke Froelich and her son, Huck, are two of the stars in an upcoming film about kids and their parents in the outdoors.

Photos, videos highlight Utah's outdoors in all seasons

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Nov 19th - 11:59am

This weekly column highlights user-submitted photos and video of Utahns exploring our beautiful state. Watch for it each Thursday morning to get ideas for your next outdoors adventure.

4 ways to preserve Utah's outdoors

Mike Godfrey, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 18th - 11:53am

Everyone knows Utah's landscapes are beautiful and unique. But just how important are Utah's landscapes to the state and to those of us who call Utah home? And how can we preserve the state's outdoors?

Utah ski resorts announce opening dates for season

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Nov 17th - 10:31pm

Many parts of Utah are seeing snow this week, just in time for the upcoming ski season.

DWR proposes holding 2 Utah elk hunts at same time

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Nov 17th - 12:23pm

To help manage increasing elk herds and distribution across the state, the Division of Wildlife Resources has proposed several changes for the 2016 elk hunts and is seeking the public's feedback.

Yellowstone gets criticism for euthanizing grizzly bear

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 15th - 4:19pm

Yellowstone National Park officials have received much criticism — some based on inaccurate information posted on social media — for their decision to euthanize a grizzly bear that killed a Montana man this past summer, a park wildlife manager said.

Largest ski resort in US prepares to open its slopes in Utah

Keith McCord  |  Posted  Nov 12th - 8:58pm

Park City Mountain Resort, which is now the largest ski resort in the country, is particularly ready for the lifts to open.

Video shows skier tumble 1,600 feet down mountainside

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 12th - 11:31am

While shooting a ski film in Alaska, pro skier Ian McIntosh took a terrifying tumble down the side of a mountain.

Who are the most annoying airplane passengers?

Marnie Hunter CNN  |  Posted  Nov 12th - 10:48am

For the second year running, seat-kickers have earned the dubious distinction of being America's most annoying airplane passengers.

Slopes hope November snowstorm start of good ski season

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Nov 10th - 6:48pm

Despite a lackluster season last year, Nathan Rafferty of Ski Utah said the state's ski industry is set to have a "record-breaking" ski and snowboard season.

7 products for family trips, adventures

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 9th - 11:27am

Whether you're going on an afternoon hike or a multi-day road trip, traveling with kids involves lot of preparation. Here are reviews for a handful of products that could possibly be of use on your next outing.

Businesses adapt to new permitting system at Canyonlands National Park

Ray Boone  |  Posted  Nov 8th - 10:37pm

A new permitting system for day use on backcountry roads in Canyonlands is now in place — and one business owner in Moab says it's caused some frustration for tourists and would like to see some changes.

Bluffdale man convicted of killing unique trophy buck asks for new trial

Dave Cawley  |  Posted  Nov 8th - 9:58pm

New court filing paints different picture in poaching case dealing with the death of the so-called rabbi or medusa buck on the grounds of Camp Williams.

Rocky outcropping shaped like face to 'swallow' sun

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Nov 6th - 11:35am

This weekend, the Overseer is in for a feast — it will "swallow" the sun just after sunrise. The Parowan Heritage Foundation and Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah are teaming up to host a free interpretive program.

Modern technology creates smooth, water-efficient snow

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Nov 5th - 10:21pm

With their openings in just a couple of weeks, resorts are busy whipping up a blizzard. The last storm delivered Snowbird about eight inches of natural snow, but more importantly, brought with it colder temperatures that make it possible for the reso

A day of hidden treasures in Seattle

Brigham Wilson, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 5th - 11:34am

What would you get if you took the Twin Cities and dropped them in the BWCA? Seattle. Blue sky, green trees and white mountains are the backdrop for amazing food, unique sights, and a great Pacific Northwest experience.

Learn local military history, tour 150-year-old inn at Camp Floyd State Park

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Nov 4th - 11:29am

With the colder weather driving people indoors, it's the perfect time to go inside and tour the historic 150-year-old commissary and inn at Camp Floyd State Park Museum.

After 25 years, thousands of images, Utah Ski Archives still collecting

Ray Grass, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 3rd - 11:37am

Over the past 25 years the annual Ski Affair has made it possible for the Utah Ski Archives to collect thousands of photos, films, tapes and books documenting the history of skiing in Utah. The 25th Annual Ski Affair will be Thursday.

5 highest scoring elk harvested in Utah with rifle, muzzleloader

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Nov 2nd - 11:29am

The general hunting seasons for mule deer and elk recently ended in Utah, prompting us to take a look at the highest scoring elk harvested in the state with a rifle and muzzleloader.