Fear of coronavirus spread is taking its toll on some of Utah’s most geographically stunning places, prompting new closures of Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments and leading Springdale officials to plead for Zion National Park to shutter as well.
Matthew Brown, Associated Press | PostedMar 30th - 12:10pm
Yellowstone National Park is done capturing wild bison for the year after rounding up almost 550 of the wild animals and sending most to slaughter as part of a population control program, park officials said.
Arches and Canyonlands national parks are shutting down Saturday after pleas from health agencies, the regional hospital and leaders in local government said it was an urgent move to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | PostedMar 26th - 12:28pm
When a Utah woman noticed something wrong with her car last week, she brought it into a maintenance shop to see what the problem was. It turned out a large rodent was stowed away inside the engine compartment of her vehicle.
Utah’s five national parks remain open but are adjusting their operations to stay within the public health guidelines for social distancing, even as three of the nation’s most popular parks shut down Tuesday due to the coronavirus.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | PostedMar 25th - 12:16pm
The outdoors are a good place for social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but state wildlife authorities are reminding Utahns to not trespass in wildlife management areas to get away from it all.
Twenty-five years on, the reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone National Park is still a controversial topic. But it's now possible to separate fact from fiction and provide answers and clarity to lingering questions.
Brady McCombs and Pat Graham, Associated Press | PostedMar 14th - 2:15pm
As ski resorts across the United States grappled with how to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus without having to close, industry giant Vail Resorts decided Saturday it would shutter all of its North American resorts for at least one week.