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Biologists seek to cleanse streams and repopulate endangered native Utah trout

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 12:15pm

Colorado River cutthroat trout are a prized fish throughout Utah, but habitat loss and the introduction of nonnative competitors has caused dramatic declines in their populations throughout the entire Western United States.

Skier’s GoPro captures him getting buried in avalanche

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:29pm

If you want to experience an avalanche risk-free, this skier captured his burial on a GoPro.

A guide to winter camping and snowpacking

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Feb 21st - 12:31pm

Winter camping is both an appealing and intimidating idea for many people. There are few crowds, and the peaceful beauty of remote outdoor locations in the winter is hard to beat.

Have You Seen This? Skier pulls double backflip to avoid injury at Deer Valley

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Feb 19th - 2:15pm

During a competition at Deer Valley, a skier pulled a double backflip, but he didn't do it to look cool — he did it to avoid getting seriously injured.

2019's biggest supermoon lights up the sky tonight and tomorrow

Ashley Strickland, CNN  |  Posted Feb 18th - 9:05am

February's full moon will brighten the skies as the biggest supermoon of the year.

What to do if you’re caught in an avalanche

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Feb 17th - 9:27am

With 2019 being well above average in terms of snowfall, avalanche danger has increased causing a number of fatal accidents for snowmobilers and skiers alike. Here are some ways to protect yourself in the event of an avalanche.

Snowbird launches app for carpooling up Little Cottonwood Canyon

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 16th - 12:20pm

Snowbird Ski Resort has launched an app aimed at increasing carpooling for skiers and snowboarders heading up Little Cottonwood Canyon.

UDOT calls for residents to keep snow from their property off the road

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Feb 15th - 5:50pm

As more winter weather rolls in this weekend, The Utah Department of Transportation would like to remind residents that it is illegal to remove snow from their own property and put it in the road.

Sting performance with Utah Symphony in August will benefit Zion National Park

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Feb 14th - 6:45pm

British rock musician Sting will perform with the Utah Symphony in August, and the show will benefit Zion National Park.

3 reasons to visit Hovenweep National Monument

Faith Heaton Jolley,  |  Posted Feb 13th - 7:40am

If you have never visited or even heard of Hovenweep National Monument, here is everything you need to know to decide if you should plan a trip this year.

Lindsey Vonn makes history by winning downhill bronze in final race

Aimee Lewis, CNN  |  Posted Feb 10th - 5:40pm

Lindsey Vonn was never going to slip quietly into the sunset.

Sunday's winter snowstorm wallops Utah, begins to taper off

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Feb 10th - 4:55pm

The snow fury that hit Utah Sunday seemed to be quieting down by late Sunday evening.

Air pollution could damage DNA for generations, Utah physicians report

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Feb 9th - 4:00pm

Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment pointed out newly-discovered effects of air pollution on residents in Utah.

Winter sports enthusiasts warned about higher avalanche risk

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 9th - 7:46am

The Utah Avalanche Center has warned people to stay out of the backcountry over the weekend unless they are experienced and know where to go.

Parts of Kolob Canyon reopen Friday after 9-month closure  |  Posted Feb 8th - 2:29pm

The Kolob Canyons Visitor Center and several trails and roads in the canyon reopened Friday after a nine-month closure due to reconstruction, officials said.

Try these 4 beautiful snowshoeing destinations around Salt Lake City

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Feb 8th - 2:08pm

With a heavy blanket of snow settling down on Utah this week, outdoor adventurers are trying to take advantage of prime snowshoeing weather. Here are some stunningly beautiful winter wonderlands to explore by snowshoe this month:

Winter storm dumps 5 feet of snow in mountains, boosts water totals for 2019

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Feb 7th - 7:34pm

Not only did the snow storm cause several schools to close and snarled traffic, but it also pushed Utah into the above-normal range for snow-water totals.

Man pleads guilty to killing wolf inside Grand Teton National Park

Nate Eaton,  |  Posted Feb 6th - 1:43pm

A Wyoming man charged with killing a gray wolf inside Grand Teton National Park pleaded guilty and was ordered to pay a $5,040 fine.

Snowbasin to become 2nd Utah ski area to join multi-resort Epic Pass

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Feb 6th - 12:17pm

Snowbasin Ski Resort will become the second resort in Utah to join the Epic Pass, the multi-resort ski and snowboard pass that includes various areas across North America, Europe, Japan and Australia.

Pics of the Week: Utahns take advantage of mild weather before latest winter storm

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Feb 5th - 3:31pm

Much of Utah enjoyed temperatures in the 40s and 50s over this past weekend, making it a perfect time to venture outdoors. Pictures sent to over the weekend highlighted that Utahns did just that.