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Zion National Park reports record-breaking visitation numbers

John Wojcik, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Oct 19th - 3:40pm

Visitors are breaking records at Zion National Park, even during a pandemic.

Search and rescue team called out after man falls 150 feet on Cottonwood Ridge

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 18th - 1:45pm

The Salt Lake County Sheriff's Search and Rescue team responded Saturday morning after a trail runner fell about 150 feet from the ridgeline east of Dromedary Peak in Salt Lake County.

Rep. Chris Stewart trying again to create 6th national park in Utah

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:40pm

Rep. Chris Stewart has reintroduced legislation to create a sixth national park in a piece of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

US resorts adapt to new normal of skiing amid pandemic

Thomas Peipert, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 12:04pm

Helmet, goggles, skis? Check. Hand sanitizer, face covering, reservation? Check.

Video: The Grizzly King of Yellowstone defends his throne

Mike Godfrey, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct 14th - 2:02pm

Two of Yellowstone's largest grizzly bears clash over an elk carcass offering a spectacular crash course in bear behavior, hierarchy, and safety.

'It was a very long 6 minutes': Utah man describes wild encounter with cougar at Provo canyon

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Oct 12th - 8:38pm

On a Sunday hike, Kyle Burgess came across four cougar cubs. Before he could react, the 26-year-old Orem man found himself face to face with the cubs' mother.

Fat Bear Week 2020 crowns its big winner

Scottie Andrew, CNN  |  Posted Oct 7th - 12:16pm

After gorging on salmon all summer and fall, one Alaskan brown bear is the fattest of all.

DWR: 258 animals in Utah illegally killed, 857 citations issued since August

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 6th - 12:17pm

Utah wildlife conservation officers are once again making a plea for people to report poaching incidents after an uptick in violations over the past two months.

Unique, historic 'Hobbitville' to open as Salt Lake City’s newest park this weekend

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 2nd - 12:46pm

A portion of Salt Lake City’s newest public park, officially known as Allen Park, will open to the public at noon Sunday. The unique space was purchased by the city earlier this year.

2020 strikes again: Salt Lake City posts 16th driest water year on record

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 1st - 12:16pm

Utah’s roller coaster water years took another dip in 2020.

Off limits: Great Salt Lake's Gunnison Island and pelican rookery

Robert Williamson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 30th - 7:28pm

Gunnison Island in Great Salt Lake has historically been a sanctuary for breeding American white pelicans. Drought and diversion of Wasatch Front river and stream water for growth and development threaten this pelican stronghold.

The holiday everyone needs right now is upon us: Fat Bear Week

Marika Gerken and Christina Maxouris, CNN  |  Posted Sep 28th - 11:46am

Fat Bear Week — the one time a year where you can openly and proudly cheer for your favorite chubby bear -- is back.

Tourism brought Utah $10B in 2019, but how will the industry recover post-COVID-19?

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 28th - 10:38am

Here’s a look into how Utah’s tourism continued to blossom into March 2020, how COVID-19 brought record growth to an immediate stop and why industry leaders believe it can eventually recover.

Company tests algae solution that could be both short- and long-term fix for Utah Lake

Daedan Olander, KSL  |  Posted Sep 28th - 6:17am

Mike Pearce believes his company has a solution many doctors would envy: a cure that fixes the problem while also masking its symptoms.

Have You Seen This? What happens when you yell at water bugs

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 26th - 4:15pm

This video may even be categorized as synchronized swimming.

Cache Valley teen feels lucky to find cell signal after rattlesnake bite

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 25th - 8:11am

A fortuitous cell signal in Logan Canyon likely saved a Cache Valley teen after a rattlesnake bit him during a hike on Crimson Trail.

Zion’s entire historic, scenic Emerald Pools Trails Complex reopens after decade of closure

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 24th - 3:33pm

Zion National Park visitors are now able to access the entire Emerald Pool Trails Complex for the first time since heavy rains caused massive mudslides in 2010 that made the Middle Emerald Pools Trail impassable.

Groups threaten suit over rare bird’s fate in Colorado, Utah

Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 2:12pm

Two wildlife conservation groups said Wednesday they intend to file a lawsuit contending that several federal agencies are relying on an outdated plan to save a rare bird found only in Colorado and Utah.

‘It’s just becoming awful’: Zion park officials try to deal with unprecedented amounts of graffiti

Hollie Stark, St. George News  |  Posted Sep 24th - 9:16am

Officials at Zion National Park are grappling with unprecedented amounts of graffiti throughout the park as visitors continue to flock to the canyon.