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Public lands enthusiasts march, sing and chant at state Capitol

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 9:14pm

In a show of support for public lands, about 3,000 people marched from the Salt Palace Convention Center to the state Capitol and held a rally afterward. More than a half dozen speakers extolled Utah's landscapes and said they must be protected.

‘Wildlife are really resilient:’ Collared big game animals safe after Brian Head Fire

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 7:31pm

While the Brian Head Fire torched more than 100 square miles, cost $34 million to fight and forced some 1,500 people from their homes last month, one demographic has been surprisingly resilient: the wildlife.

Hobby has travelers looking for spots where 3 states touch

Pat Eaton-Robb, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 3:03pm

Brian Butler is a tripointer.

4 great places to river raft in the Flaming Gorge area

KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 1:31pm

If you have been wanting to take a whitewater river rafting trip, here are some good local options.

Exhibitors mixed on Outdoor Retailer moving to Colorado

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 8:35pm

All good things must come to an end, as the saying goes, but for some local companies that have been longtime participants in the Utah's largest annual convention, the realization of finality is starting to sink in.

How to earn a living on an endless road trip

Monique Serbu, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 11:59am

How do you earn a living if you’re always traveling? It’s possible to live completely on the road and still earn enough money to cover your expenses — and have a little fun, too — thanks largely to ever-present access to the internet.

Teen known for visiting national parks stops in Utah

Sam Penrod  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 10:38pm

A teenager known around the country for visiting national parks made several stops in Utah this weekend.

Colorado contributes $1.7 million to lure Outdoor Retailer to Denver

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 5:19pm

Colorado will contribute $1.7 million to help relocate the nation's largest outdoor recreation trade show from Salt Lake City to Denver.

Utah, Idaho men summit 19 tallest Utah peaks in under 33 hours, set new record

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 11:06am

On July 8, famed Utah ultrarunner, Jared Campbell, alongside Idaho friend, Luke Nelson, set a new record for summiting all of the 13,000-plus foot peaks in Utah.

Wildlife officials hope updated tech will give them an edge as black bear numbers rise

Brianna Bodily  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 9:24am

Busy biologists are getting a small boost with updated tech, as they try to keep up with Utah's rising number of bears.

Idaho resident catches record-breaking 57-pound trout in Utah

Shelbie Harris, Idaho State Journal  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 8:48am

After landing a monster, 57-pound lake trout, Soda Springs resident Sidney Cellan has reeled his way into the Utah record books.

Cycling is Utah’s $425 million booming business, study says

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 7:30pm

Bicycle-related business and tourism in Utah has an economic impact of $425 million and is responsible for more than 3,500 jobs across the state, according to a recent study by the Utah Transit Authority and Bike Utah.

The ultimate Utah summer fly fishing road trip

Spencer Durrant, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 11:34am

Summer is in full swing, giving anglers tons of water and access to fish. This guide will help you plan an incredible summer fly fishing trip throughout Utah.

Total solar eclipse: What you need to know

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 8:55pm

On Aug. 21, millions of people across the United States will experience something that hasn’t happened for decades: a total solar eclipse. The best places for viewing this once-in-a-generation event are north of Utah.

Forest Service asks public to clean up after themselves after target shooting leads to wildfire

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 8:03pm

Computers, furniture, appliances and more are being used as shooting targets. It's an issue the U.S. Forest Service says is getting worse.

Additional cougar hunting permits proposed for 2017-2018 season

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 12:23pm

Due to thriving cougar populations, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is proposing a slight increase in hunting permits for the 2017-2018 fall season.

This is what Zion National Park might do to solve overcrowding issues; how to comment

Reuben Wadsworth, St. George News  |  Posted   Jul 18th - 8:03pm

Zion National Park, has reached the next step in its current Visitor Use Management Plan effort to address the crushing increase in visitation it has experienced the last 10 years, proposing an online reservation system as part of the solution.

Looking for a real challenge? Millwood 100 offers ‘ultimate tour' of Wasatch mountains

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 18th - 7:32pm

The Millwood 100 isn't really a race but the 100-mile course is among the more difficult challenges out there. However, it also showcases the best of the Wasatch Front.

Win prizes at Panguitch Lake fishing tournament

KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 18th - 12:30pm

If you are looking for a way to get into the outdoors this upcoming Pioneer Day weekend, you may want to consider heading to southern Utah for a fishing tournament.

Cherry Canyon Trail offers slightly easier, more scenic route to Lone Peak

Emily Long, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 17th - 3:39pm

Lone Peak is considered one of the most challenging and rewarding hikes in the Wasatch Range. Standing at 11,253 feet, this narrow, rugged summit sits atop near-vertical granite walls and offers clear views from North Salt Lake all the way to Provo.