Ellen Knickmeyer, Matthew Brown and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | PostedDec 15th - 7:48am
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, facing federal investigations into his travel, political activity and potential conflicts of interest, will be leaving the administration at year's end, President Donald Trump said Saturday. In his resignation letter, obtained by The Associated Press, Zinke said "vicious and politically motivated attacks" against him had "created an unfortunate distraction" in fulfilling the agency's mission.
Utah’s first snowstorm of the year helped the state snowpack get off to a solid start before winter officially begins, but experts say there’s a lot of snow left to fall before the state gets out of its drought.
Florida resident Chris Gursky was excited to try hang gliding while on vacation in Switzerland. But when the pilot forgot to attach Gursky to the hang glider, the flight quickly turned into a near-death experience.
With women across the country earning an average of 80 percent of what men make, a local race director is doing what he can to tip the scale. At the Antelope Island 50K, race director Jim Skaggs awarded the top women finishers more than the top men.
A new park with boundaries from state Route 201 to about 4500 South along the Jordan River will prioritize preserving the parkway's natural habitat while creating more recreation opportunities and better access for Salt Lake County families.
In 2018, Utah had the most fires in one year since 2012, which burned more than double the acres burned in 2017. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has began their initiative to restore the environment damaged by the fires.