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Lodging available for 1st time during winter in Bryce Canyon National Park

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 1:50pm

For the first time since it was founded, Bryce Canyon National Park will have lodging available inside the park during the winter months.

Video shows the world's best rock skipper in action

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 11:29am

A new YouTube video shows world champion rock skipper Kurt Steiner skip a rock across a small lake in Vermont. And it's impressive.

Help dig for dinosaurs with Utah Field House of Natural History

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 3:29pm

While it may be getting too cold to camp or hike in Utah's state parks, the Utah Field House of Natural History State Park Museum offers a variety of indoor activities to entertain and educate families.

Local father, son hunt to survive 28 days in Alaskan wilderness on TV show

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 9:33am

After surviving brain cancer, a Fairfield man and his son were selected to go on the reality show "Dropped: Project Be Alive" to survive 28 days in the Alaskan wilderness.

Bear expert talks about behind-the-scenes of tranquilizing, tracking

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 11:57am

A Brigham Young University graduate student is fulfilling his life-long passion of studying bears — and he has some interesting stories to tell.

Change announced for fishing kokanee salmon in Utah

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 11:28am

Anglers should be aware of a new rule for fishing kokanee salmon that will take effect in Utah in 2016.

Quiz: Can you identify these iconic tourist spots around the US?

Gary Sorensen, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 11:29am

There is so much to see and do in the United States. How much do you know about tourist destinations in the U.S.? Have fun testing your knowledge with this travel quiz about popular sites.

Trail cam shows elk sweetly head nodding before sleeping

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 3:00pm

Utah's DWR posted the video Tuesday, which is paired with Brahms' "Lullaby."

Product review: Belt-drive Classic from Priority Bicycles

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 11:29am

In the past decade, belt-drive bikes have gone from a novelty to a legitimate alternative to the traditional chain. This review looks at one of the most affordable models on the market: the Classic from Priority Bicycles.

Cabins, disc golf course coming to Willard Bay State Park

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:50am

While Willard Bay State Park currently offers a variety of recreational activities and amenities, park officials said new additions are coming including several cabins, a disc golf course, a fishing dock and an archery course.

Photos: What local fishing, hunting looked like 100 years ago

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 11:38am

Utah has a rich history filled with Mormon heritage, industry and all things outdoors.

Nepal bans novice climbers from Everest, considers more limits

Sugam Pokharel and Michael Pearson, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 9:32am

Facing increasing criticism over safety and the environmental impacts of climbing on Mount Everest, Nepalese tourism officials have banned novice climbers from the world's tallest peak and are considering additional limits.

'Desert potholes are not wishing wells,' park officials say

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 11:29am

After discovering coins in an ephemeral pool, park officials are reminding hikers that treating desert potholes like a "wishing well" can kill living organisms in the water and disrupt the ecosystem.

Seismic makeover for Utah County dam and reservoir

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 8:53pm

The Silver Lake Flat Dam was built in 1971 as a storage reservoir for irrigation water and as a flood control structure on the American Fork River. The dam was drained for a seismic makeover to protect downstream communities and prolong its life.

Little girl lands big bass with Barbie fishing pole

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 7:03pm

A newly viral video shows a little girl go into happy hysterics as she reels in a bass fish with a kids Barbie fishing pole.

4 Utahns inducted into Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame

Ray Grass, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 11:29am

Four Utahns were inducted Thursday evening into the Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame during ceremonies at the Utah Olympic Park. There are 66 recipients in the Hall of Fame from Utah, Idaho and Wyoming.

Video: 4 Utah boys rule bike trails at Canyons Bike Park

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 3:28pm

Ranging from 7 to 11 years old, four Utah boys show off their sick skills at the Canyons Bike Park.

What's the strangest lure you've ever used to catch a fish?

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 11:29am

At one time or another, most anglers experiment with strange lures. Sometimes it happens when the last of the bait is gone or the final fly breaks off. Other times it's out of sheer desperation when nothing else is working.

Go birdwatching, see fossilized squid at Steinaker State Park

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 1:41pm

If you want a weekend getaway where you can enjoy fishing, hiking and see fossilized remains from an ancient sea, Steinaker State Park is the location for you.

Watch migrating hawks, eagles at annual Raptor Watch Day

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 22nd - 11:29am

The public is invited to watch birds of prey flying on their migration Saturday and can learn more about them from wildlife specialists.