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groups said Wednesday they intend to file a lawsuit contending that several federal agencies are relying on an outdated plan to save a rare bird found only in Colorado and Utah.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

Video: Grizzly bear clashes with 20 wolves at Yellowstone

Mike Godfrey, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 12:14pm

A grizzly bear goes head-to-head with one of Yellowstone's largest wolf packs — and I was there to witness it.

Salt Lake trails project gets closer to reality at Butterfield Canyon

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 8:26pm

A milestone was celebrated Tuesday of $200,000 being secured for trails at Butterfield Canyon that will not only serve the mountain biking community, but equestrians and hikers.

Fall colors came early to some parts of Utah. Here’s how long they’re expected to last

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 7:38pm

Many of Utah's canyons were already bursting with color before fall. Here's how long the fall colors are projected to last.

Mountain lion spotted in east Murray residential area

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 7:13pm

Tuesday’s cougar was seen in the area from about 1300 East to Van Winkle and 5600 South, according to Murray police.

Biologists survey wildfire destruction on tortoise habitat north of St. George

Joan Meiners, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 5:32pm

After the Turkey Farm Road Fire fried nearly 12,000 acres north of St. George, in mid-July, including large swaths of the Red Cliffs National Conservation Area that was set aside in 2009 as habitat for the threatened Mojave desert tortoise, biologists worried what they would find in its wake.

Mother moose loses calves after exploring golf course water feature

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 20th - 2:47pm

A moose and her two calves became stuck in a water feature at the Mountain Dell Golf Course Sunday, leading the calves to drown while the mother had to be rescued.

Search continues for missing hiker in Weber County

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 20th - 12:16pm

Searchers combed the mountains east of North Ogden Saturday through wet conditions as efforts continued to find a missing woman.

Most of Utah is now in an 'extreme' drought

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:12pm

Red isn’t a good sign when you’re looking at a drought map, and most of Utah is now in the red.

DWR seeks information after 2 bucks found illegally killed near Magna highway

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 1:34pm

State conservation officers are asking for the public’s help in their investigation of a pair of buck mule deer illegally killed near a highway last weekend.

'It's frustrating': Here’s what actually causes Utah, western wildfires amid rise in conspiracy claims

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:11pm

Firefighters and those who oversee public lands are fighting a battle beyond wildfires this year: a rise of misinformation.

Solitude to halt walk-up window sales this winter due to COVID-19 concerns

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 16th - 3:31pm

If you plan to visit Solitude Mountain Resort this winter, you’ll need a ticket in advance.

Hiker injured after being charged at by startled moose at popular Utah trail

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 13th - 9:07pm

A woman was taken to a hospital Sunday afternoon after a wild encounter with a bull moose at a popular hiking spot, state wildlife officials said.

Visitors reminded to 'look up' following landslide in Zion National Park

Chris Reed, St. George News  |  Posted Sep 12th - 10:55am

A large landslide on the east side of the West Temple in Zion National Park Friday morning didn’t cause any injuries or damage to property but was a reminder that nature is not static.

Commission approves historic Fisher Carriage House makeover for Jordan River recreation hub plan

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 11th - 2:30pm

A plan for major renovations to turn a century-old structure into an outdoor recreation hub received a thumbs-up from an important Salt Lake City history commission last week, marking another step in moving the project forward.

Utah ski resorts preparing for a new season on the slopes in the COVID-19 era

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Sep 8th - 7:02pm

Labor Day may be the unofficial end of summer, but it’s also the official beginning of when winter sports enthusiasts start planning for life on the slopes.

EPA chief pledges more cleanups, less focus on climate

John Flesher, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 5th - 11:25am

Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler on Thursday defended the Trump administration's record on protecting the nation's air and water and said a second term would bring a greater focus on pollution cleanups in disadvantaged communities and less emphasis on climate change.

Expert tips for a safe (and fun) Labor Day weekend

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 4th - 4:36pm

With summer winding down, many Utah families will use this Labor Day weekend as an opportunity to get outdoors and have some fun in the warm weather. Experts from Utah State Parks and Intermountain Healthcare are urging you to take precautions while driving, boating and off-roading this weekend.