Ammon Teare, St. George News | Posted Oct. 18 - 8:53 a.m.
In the most recent development of a legal dispute, the U.S. District Court denied a motion by the State of Utah, Iron County and Garfield County to weigh in as amici curiae (legal Latin for "friends of the court") in a lawsuit over prairie dogs.
With all of this early-season snow, it's tempting for folks to head up to the resorts and take advantage of it. But avalanche safety experts want to make sure backcountry visitors are taking the proper precautions.
It's not exactly native to Utah, but it sure finds a home here often. It's most commonly seen in Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons during days of heavy snowfall and holidays, although in recent years it seems to rear its head every weekend.
The Utah Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Thursday that a skiing collision in 2012 between a 9-year-old girl and a woman was not the fault of the child or her parents. Stephanie Donovan filed a lawsuit in 2016 against the girl and her parents asking for damages and medical expenses.
Brook and brown trout spawn in the fall. Just light the changing foliage, the males of these two species come alive with color during the autumn months and now is the best time to catch them and view their beauty.
A group of over 50 residents gathered at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon on Saturday to protest the proposal for building a gondola in the canyon to transport people to ski resorts. They stood along the road waving signs and multiple cars honked, joining the protest.
Noah Berger and John Antczak, Associated Press | Posted Sept. 17 - 7:34 p.m.
Firefighters have wrapped the base of the world's largest tree in a fire-resistant blanket as part of an effort to save a famous grove of gigantic old-growth sequoias from wildfires burning in California's rugged Sierra Nevada.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will relocate its headquarters to Washington, D.C., from Colorado, reversing a Trump-era move that the Biden administration said drove hundreds of people out of the agency dedicated to managing federal lands.
Runners, bikers, swimmers and other athletes are starting a virtual 369-mile race, equal to the distance through Utah's Mighty 5 national parks. The Utah National Parks Challenge allows participants to complete the miles at their own pace throughout the remainder of 2021.