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Female paragliders from around the US rally in Draper for world record attempt

Art Raymond  |  Posted   May 27th - 8:13pm

Female paragliders from across the U.S. converged on the Wasatch Front Memorial Day weekend for an event to celebrate their sport and for an attempt scheduled for Sunday to set a world record from the flight park at Point of the Mountain.

Liberty Park fountain won’t open due to health concerns  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:45pm

Due to public health and safety concerns, the Seven Canyons Fountain in Liberty Park will not open this summer.

DWR seeks info about cougar illegally killed in Beaver County  |  Posted   May 26th - 11:46am

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources officials are asking for the public’s help in getting information about a poacher who illegally killed a cougar.

Water level, and optimism, rise at famed Idaho fishing creek

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:51am

After three years of drought, Idaho's premier and nationally renowned fly fishing destination could get could get its groove back this season as abundant water fills its channels.

Utah launches Search and Rescue Assistance card to help fund search and rescue efforts

Keith McCord  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:09pm

The Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation launched a new program Thursday to help raise extra funds for search and rescue efforts—the Utah Search and Rescue Assistance (USARA) card.

Conservationist buys Needles Outpost for $2.5M during controversial land auction

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:00pm

Conservationist, philanthropist and millionaire Jennifer Speers bought 640 acres of land in Bears Ears National Monument Wednesday after a bidding war with a venture capital company.

500K people expected to travel to witness eclipse, Idaho officials say

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:02pm

In August, it's entirely possible that tens of millions of Americans will jump in their cars and drive to a neighboring state to watch a total solar eclipse. But are Wyoming and Idaho ready for a possible invasion from Utah?

How to stay safe around Utah’s thousands of abandoned mines

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:47am

Several national parks are expecting huge crowds for Memorial Day weekend, and as more people head outdoors, Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining officials are giving reminders to watch out for abandoned mines.

User submitted: Drone footage shows Wasatch Front transform after spring snowstorm

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:10pm

Even though it’s May, Mother Nature isn’t quite ready to let us forget what winter feels like.

5 safety tips for the perfect summer BBQ

Emily Long, Contributor  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:39am

The best summer barbecues occur when the sun is shining, friends are gathered and tasty meat is grilling. With a little bit of knowledge and preparation, you can make this your safest — and most delicious — summer yet.

Hiking the family-friendly trail to Lower Boulder Field near Ogden

Arianne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:59am

If you like hiking around humongous boulders and just so happen to be in or around the Ogden area, we have a hike for you: Lower Boulder Field.

New campaign reminds OHV riders to wear helmets, ride safely

Jed Boal  |  Posted   May 19th - 7:42pm

The state is rolling out a new campaign to save lives as off-highway vehicle enthusiasts start heading outdoors.

Zion-Mount Carmel Highway through Zion closed due to falling rock debris

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted   May 19th - 5:21pm

The Zion-Mount Carmel Highway through Zion National Park is temporarily closed until further notice, park officials confirmed Friday afternoon.

Division of Wildlife Resources reminds hikers to leave deer fawns, elk calves alone  |  Posted   May 19th - 4:07pm

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is reminding hikers who come across a deer fawn or an elk calf to simply leave it alone.

Who owns Utah?

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   May 19th - 9:02am

As Ryan Zinke and his staff review the land ownership and the various federal designations, here’s a look at who owns land in Utah, according to data obtained by the State of Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands administration.

Campgrounds may not be ready in time for Memorial Day weekend

Keith McCord  |  Posted   May 18th - 7:31pm

Thinking of going camping this Memorial Day weekend? Mother Nature may have something to say about that.

Tips for fishing small trout reservoirs in Utah

Brad Kerr, Contributor  |  Posted   May 18th - 11:29am

Here are some tips for having success fishing for trout in small reservoirs. Whether you are a shore angler or are out on the water itself, we have recommendations for both bait and lure fishing techniques.

Visitors to Capitol Reef can now hike with llamas

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   May 17th - 7:30pm

Wilderness Ridge Trail Llamas has expanded into Utah and offers visitors to Capitol Reef National Park the opportunity to hike through backcountry trails alongside a pack llama.

Mantua Reservoir ranked best place to catch warm water fish this spring  |  Posted   May 15th - 1:48pm

If you are wanting to fish for warm water species, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources recently selected Mantua Reservoir as the best scenic location this spring.

Where to fish in Utah this weekend

Spencer Durrant, Contributor  |  Posted   May 12th - 11:29am

Going fishing this weekend? Check out our fishing reports to find the best place to catch your limit and enjoy your time on the water.