As expected, President Joe Biden said he will have the U.S. Department of Interior conduct a review of the boundaries for Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments, both of which were created in a tempest of controversy and then later reduced amid equal outcry.
Brady McCombs, Associated Press | Posted Jan 11th - 8:20pm
Outdoor enthusiasts and landscape photographers hoping to land one of the elusive permits needed to explore the colorful, contoured landscape of a hike called The Wave in the U.S. Southwest will have a better chance under a federal plan announced Monday.
Matthew Brown, Associated Press | Updated Jan 11th - 5:53pm
Wildfire smoke accounted for up to half of all health-damaging small particle air pollution in the western U.S. in recent years as warming temperatures fueled more destructive blazes, according to a study released Monday.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted Jan 11th - 3:36pm
The number of wildlife killed in 2020 dipped slightly from 2019 but the number of wildlife violations jumped 35% and citations issued for wanton wildlife destruction and other illegal activities outdoors increased 55% from the previous year, state wildlife officials said Monday.
Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Jan 9th - 4:13pm
Eighteen years after Aron Ralston amputated his own arm to free himself from a boulder, he is sharing the harrowing experience with people through a fitness app that allows them to walk where he walked — all without leaving their home.