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Lawsuits over monuments will stay in Washington, DC, judge orders

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Sep 24th - 4:40pm

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has declined to move to Utah a pair of lawsuits fighting President Donald Trump's downsizing of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments.

Montana proposes closing area outside Yellowstone to bison hunting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 3:33pm

Montana wildlife officials want to prohibit state hunters from shooting bison in an area bordering Yellowstone National Park where dozens of hunters can congregate for the chance at an easy kill.

Angels Landing reopens Saturday after severe storms caused flooding and rockfalls

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 21st - 8:36pm

Angels Landing is set to reopen Saturday following a 2-month closure caused by severe storm damage, officials report.

Married couple accomplishes goal to do 60 hikes before turning 60

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 20th - 1:43pm

Robert and Phyllis Williamson did 60 hikes in over six years, finishing right before their 60th birthday.

Finding success in a self-guided Alaskan fishing trip

Brad Kerr, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 19th - 1:01pm

You don't necessarily need a guide to fish successfully, and self-guided fishing trips to Alasaka are a great challenge for any angler.

Want a challenging, but beautiful overlook hike? Try ‘C’ Hill

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:18pm

Named for the giant “C” on the hillside overlooking Cedar City, the “C” Trail is a challenging hike that offers a good workout and great views.

Wildlife board approves more cougar hunting permits for 2018-19 season

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 2:31pm

During a recent meeting, the Utah Wildlife Board approved a slight increase to the number of cougar permits for the upcoming hunting season.

Going mountain biking? Here are some things you should take

Kory Pitcher, KSL Contributor  |  Posted Sep 14th - 12:17pm

Ever wonder what you should take along on those short or long mountain bike rides? Here are some basics that you should consider having with you in case you get a flat tire.

New Tooele County areas to be opened for big-game hunting in proposed BLM land exchange

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 13th - 6:40pm

The proposed exchange of some private and public lands in Skull Valley could allow for first-time access to some areas for big-game hunting, according to Utah Bureau of Land Management officials.

The stories behind some of Utah's most unusual ski trail names

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 12th - 12:47pm

With 14 ski resorts in the state of Utah, where do all the trail names come from? Here's a little history on how the trails were named.

US Interior Department expands hunting at Utah bird refuge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 11th - 10:30am

The U.S. Interior Department has expanded hunting at Utah's Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge.

Looking for a SLC hike that will make you tired, but not too tired? Try Dog Lake

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 10th - 7:37pm

Hikers in the Salt Lake area who are hoping for a bit of a challenge but don’t want to strain themselves too much should look no further than the hike to Dog Lake.

Davis County man hopes to rally others to clean up trails

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 9th - 7:14pm

As more people get into the outdoors, hikers say they notice more trash along the trails. A Davis County man hopes his efforts can spark change.

BLM establishes permanent shooting ban on more than 2,000 acres of land

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 7th - 12:15pm

The Bureau of Land Management on Thursday announced a long-term target-shooting closure on more than 2,000 acres of public land on the west side of Utah Lake in Utah County.

7 Utah daytrips for the entire family

Steph Grimes, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 6th - 1:55pm

Summer has come to an end, which means goodbye long vacations and hello, daytrips. There's something in Utah for everyone; here are seven options to consider.

Waterfowl-focused wildlife education center opens on Great Salt Lake's Farmington Bay

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Sep 6th - 8:19am

The Eccles Wildlife Education Center held its grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday.

Wake surfing world championship to be held in Utah for first time

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 5th - 5:45pm

The 2018 Centurion World Wake surfing Championship will be held in Utah for the first time and will feature an Ogden native.

Angels Landing to reopen, Zion-Mount Carmel Highway to temporarily close

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 4th - 7:02pm

Changes are coming to Zion National Park in September as Angels Landing reopens and Zion-Mount Carmel Highway temporarily closes.

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert urges boaters' help in quagga fight

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Sep 4th - 2:02pm

Every single registered boat owner in Utah received a written plea from Gov. Gary Herbert over the last several weeks urging proper boat decontamination in the fight to stop the spread of invasive mussels. Low water at Lake Powell is making it worse.

‘Like a moonscape:’ Why officials believe wildlife may feel impacts from Dollar Ridge Fire, floods for years

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 4th - 9:32am

State wildlife officials fear the aftereffects of the Dollar Ridge Fire will be felt in the Strawberry River for years to come.