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Tiger brings down drone in new viral video from China

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 7:01pm

Everyone knows that tigers are fearsome predators. But as seen in a popular video from China, even electronic devices can become prey.

Photos show gradual deterioration of highway near Bryce Canyon

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 6:02pm

New photos released by the National Park Service Monday show how slowly a 1,000-foot landslide has deteriorated a highway in southern Utah.

User submitted: Winter makes a comeback

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 5:45pm

Beautiful sunsets, snow covered landscapes and Utah’s state parks are some of the highlights of this week’s user submitted gallery.

Facing 'ultimatum' in Outdoor Retailer call, Herbert said state and trade show must 'part ways'

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 7:22pm

Faced with a choice between asking state leaders to back down from efforts to undo the Bears Ears Monument designation or lose the lucrative Outdoor Retailer show, Gov. Gary Herbert wouldn't budge.

Video shows warden shoot antlers of entangled bucks to free them

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 11:58am

What's the best way to rescue a pair of frantic, entangled bucks? As seen in a recent video, sometimes the best solution is to draw your weapon.

DWR announces 2 new requirements for Utah boaters

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 1:13pm

Division of Wildlife Resources officials announced two new requirements Thursday for Utah boaters to help stop the spread of invasive quagga mussels.

Snow geese arrive for their own celebration

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 6:50pm

It's a yearly spectacle. In a remote stretch of rural Utah, suddenly there are more honks than an Los Angeles traffic jam. Thousands of snow geese--- perhaps tens of thousands--- are arriving just in time for their own celebration today and Saturday.

Study: Global warming shrinking Colorado River

Dan Elliott, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 6:28pm

Global warming is already shrinking the Colorado River, the most important waterway in the American Southwest, and it could reduce the flow by more than a third by the end of the century, two scientists say.

How to build a one-match fire every time

Spencer Durrant, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 11:38am

From survival situations to impressing your friends, the ability to build a one-match fire is something any outdoor enthusiast needs to have. Let's look at a few tips for doing just that.

Residents concerned trail improvement will remove natural traits of Sandy park

Alex Cabrero and Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:04pm

Voters in Salt Lake County recently approved a Zoo, Arts, and Parks Bond of which some $4 million is going to trail improvements at Dimple Dell in Sandy. Now many voters say they had no idea what "improvements" meant.

From sewage overloads to traffic jams, Utah grapples with surging tourism

Ladd Egan  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 7:29am

Utah’s booming tourism industry is causing both economic growth and costly growing pains at two gateway cities leading to some of the state’s acclaimed “Mighty 5” national parks.

5 highest-selling hunts auctioned for over $1M total at local Hunting Expo

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 12:42pm

The 11th annual Western Hunting and Conservation Expo wrapped up Sunday afternoon, concluding another large money raising venture thanks in part to its Friday and Saturday night auctions.

4 Utah kids place in top 10 during national youth bouldering championships

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 8:01am

Four local kids under the age of 16 placed in the top 10 during the Bouldering Youth National Championships in Salt Lake City where they were required to climb an indoor rock wall without the use of ropes or harnesses.

Outdoor Retailer departure draws varying degrees of concern

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 10:23pm

Despite losing Outdoor Retailer and its estimated $45 million in annual spending, some Utah lawmakers aren't all that concerned about it. But the same can't be said for some local small businesses who worry about the survival of their life's work.

5 tips to make your next family ski trip more enjoyable

Lindy Phippen Smith, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 11:41am

At this point in the season, our ski days are numbered. However, if you are still planning some upcoming trips to one of our 15 local resorts, here are a few tips and tricks to make your family ski day more successful so you can maximize your time.

Outdoor Retailer announces it will not include Utah in future outdoors show

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 10:35pm

Outdoor Retailer officials announced Thursday that after a teleconference meeting with Gov. Gary Herbert and different companies that it will not include Utah in future request for proposals for future show locations.

'Curt finish' to talks led by Gov. Gary Herbert on Outdoor Retailer show

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 5:06pm

Talks led by Gov. Gary Herbert to stop the Outdoor Retailer show from leaving Utah over the state's efforts to undo the new Bears Ears National Monument designation came to "sort of a curt finish" Thursday.

Have You Seen This? 99-year-old celebrates 57th year of skiing in Utah

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 1:15pm

After 57 years of skiing Utah's slopes, 99.5-year-old George Jedenoff is an inspiration, showing that if you keep on doing what you love, you'll find happiness.

World’s largest owl spotted in Utah for the 1st time in nearly 30 years

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 12:00pm

The harsh winter cold has brought not only avalanches and flooding this year, but a rare bird not seen in Utah for close to 30 years.

Essential tips for cleaning and cooking trout

Spencer Durrant, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 11:29am

From the fish lover to the picky eaters, everyone in your family will enjoy the way trout tastes after you clean and cook the fish with these tips in mind.