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National monument eyed in Montana as others reduced by Trump

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted   Dec 9th - 2:02pm

Even as it clashes with American Indians over reductions to national monuments in the Southwest, the Trump administration is engaging with a Montana tribe over the creation of a new monument on the border of its reservation.

Wildlife board approves changes for big game, waterfowl 2018-19 hunts  |  Posted   Dec 8th - 2:30pm

Several proposed changes for the 2018-2019 hunting season have been approved for big game and waterfowl hunts.

Zion sets visitation record, highlighting crowding concerns

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Dec 7th - 6:35pm

Zion National Park has already set a new visitation record with a month left to go in 2017, a milestone that highlights concerns about overcrowding at the iconic red-rock landscape.

5 items to increase your ice fishing catch

Brad Kerr, Contributor  |  Posted   Dec 7th - 1:02pm

Being prepared in multiple aspects of ice fishing as a sport will enhance your experience and give you a new outlook on getting out in the winter to satisfy your fishing habit.

Tribes, environmental groups sue Trump over Utah monuments decision

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Dec 5th - 8:02pm

President Donald Trump's breaking up of two national monuments in Utah touched off a spate of expected lawsuits, including one from a coalition of Native American tribes filed Tuesday.

Nevada conservationists vow to protect national monuments

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Dec 5th - 4:45pm

Defenders of two national monuments in Nevada are vowing to wage a legal battle to protect them if President Donald Trump tries to shrink them like he did in Utah.

Review: 6 outdoor products to check out this winter

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted   Dec 5th - 12:34pm

It’s yet to be seen what winter really has in store for us in Utah, but here’s a look at some products that might be a good fit for your next outing.

Thousands gather in 2 public lands rallies for and against Trump

Wendy Leonard, KSL and Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   Dec 2nd - 5:03pm

People filled the steps and lawn of the Utah State Capitol on Saturday afternoon to protest the Trump administration’s proposed shrinking of two southern Utah national monuments.

Highway to North Rim of Grand Canyon will close Tuesday

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Dec 2nd - 4:26pm

The highway to the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park in northern Arizona is scheduled to close Tuesday for the winter.

Outdoor company again wants to sponsor you to pick up litter

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted   Dec 1st - 2:31pm

Last year, Granite Gear launched its Grounds Keepers program that gave hikers free outdoor gear and a directive to clean up nature. The good news is that they're expanding the roster size this year to 25 hikers, so that more people can participate.

DWR seeks help identifying poachers in 3 cases

Faith Heaton Jolley,  |  Posted   Nov 30th - 6:28pm

With hunting season in full swing in Utah, the number of illegal wildlife killings have also picked up. Division of Wildlife Resources officials are asking for the public’s help in identifying several poachers.

Poll: Is southern or northern Utah better for outdoor recreation?

Faith Heaton Jolley,  |  Posted   Nov 28th - 3:01pm

Here at, we like to have our readers pick their favorite things.

5 huge fish that were caught in Utah

Spencer Durrant, Contributor  |  Posted   Nov 27th - 2:56pm

Utah is well-known for its trophy elk herds and world-class mule deer. But did you know the Beehive State is home to some truly giant fish? You won't believe these monsters were caught in Utah.

Salt Lake County sees record number of rescues

Tania Mashburn, KSL TV  |  Posted   Nov 25th - 10:46pm

As more and more hikers are needing to be rescued from the wilderness across the country, the Salt Lake County Search and Rescue team has had a record year for rescues in 2017.

NRA, hunting group say grizzly bear hunts needed for safety

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 25th - 12:25pm

The National Rifle Association and a sport hunting group want to ensure their members can hunt grizzly bears in the three-state region around Yellowstone National Park after the animals lost U.S. protections.

Deer, elk hunting limited in Western US states after tough winter

Bob Moen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 24th - 6:24pm

Unusually cold weather and heavy snowfall that blanketed much of the Western U.S. last winter killed off many young deer. And that prompted wildlife officials throughout the Rocky Mountain states to take measures to try to help devastated wildlife populations rebound.

State attorneys general bash plan to hike national park fees

Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 22nd - 6:29pm

A group of state attorneys general on Wednesday urged the National Park Service to scrap its proposal to more than double the entrance fee at 17 popular national parks.

BASE jumpers celebrate Thanksgiving, love of sport at annual Moab fundraiser

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Nov 22nd - 4:13pm

A group of BASE jumpers is celebrating Thanksgiving around Moab this week as they show their appreciation for search and rescue teams and outdoor management agencies.

Brighton opens Utah’s season in time for Thanksgiving skiers Staff  |  Posted   Nov 21st - 7:12pm

Brighton Resort will open at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, the first resort in Utah to open as the 2017-18 ski season begins.

DWR proposes additional 100 permits for 2017-18 black bear hunt  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 2:19pm

Due to a healthy black bear population in the state, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources biologists are proposing an increase to the hunting permits for the 2017-2018 season.