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Already available in Salt Lake City, 'Uber Ski' set to expand to other western cities

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 12th - 12:15pm

Over the past few ski seasons, Utah skiers have had the option to rideshare their way to the slopes. They will soon have that same option if they plan trips to other resorts in nearby states.

Moon, clouds will make viewing Geminid meteor shower difficult in Utah

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 12th - 4:15am

The Geminid meteor shower is expected to peak Friday night, providing many viewers with a splendid night sky show. However, weather conditions and a full moon may make it difficult for Utahns to enjoy it.

Authorities identify body found in Garfield County

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Dec 11th - 1:09pm

Authorities have identified a body that was discovered over the weekend in a remote area of Garfield County.

More than 10M fish stocked in Utah during 2019, wildlife officials say

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 11th - 12:46pm

Over 10 million fish weighing more than 1 million pounds were stocked in Utah lakes, reservoirs and other bodies of water throughout 2019, according to data released by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Tuesday.

Here’s your chance to provide input on the Lake Powell Pipeline project

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 9th - 7:32pm

The public comment period regarding a water pipeline project in southern Utah is now open, as the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation prepares an Environmental Impact Statement regarding the project.

Utah Wildlife Board approves new mule deer plan, some changes to hunting drawing process

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 6th - 8:18pm

The Utah Wildlife Board approved a new statewide mule deer management plan Thursday, which seeks to keep a healthy deer population across the state while also cutting down on the spread of chronic wasting disease that has popped up in Utah.

Bridal Veil Falls poised to get upgrades that will improve area's safety, accessibility

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 5th - 9:13pm

Changes could be coming soon to Bridal Veil Falls in Provo Canyon. In a meeting on Nov. 26, the Utah County Commission approved a concept plan to improve the area and make it safer.

A polar bear was spray-painted with graffiti. Experts fear it won't survive

Sebastian Shukla, CNN  |  Posted Dec 4th - 12:18pm

Thick, black graffiti sprayed onto a Russian polar bear's coat poses an extra threat to an animal already in danger, experts say.

Avalanche warning in effect along Wasatch Front

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Dec 1st - 1:01pm

The Utah Avalanche Center has issued a backcountry avalanche warning until 6 a.m. Monday after the Wasatch Front saw high snowfall totals over the past week.

Utah geologists showcase state’s scenic wonders through yearly calendar

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Nov 30th - 6:44pm

2020 Utah Geological Survey Calendar now on sale.

Lawsuit: Guns, threats and illegal grazing at Utah’s Monroe Mountain

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Nov 29th - 6:55pm

A lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service alleges renegade cattle ranchers are intimidating the federal agency to allow illegal grazing on Monroe Mountain.

US mountain climber Brad Gobright dies in Mexico fall

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 28th - 6:23pm

Civil defense officials in northern Mexico reported Thursday that California mountain climber Brad Gobright died in a fall.

Study warns helmets don’t offer full protection on slopes

Michael Casey, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 28th - 6:19am

A new study cautions that helmets do not provide complete protection for skiers and snowboarders.

DWR seeks permit changes amid concern over ethics, deer populations

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Nov 27th - 1:16pm

The proposals are aimed at addressing concerns brought up about pursuit ethics in eastern Utah and declining deer populations in southern Utah.

Winter storm brings snow to mountains — and the threat of avalanches, officials warn

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Nov 26th - 5:43pm

Utah Avalanche Center officials warn there is a significant risk for avalanches to what mountain conditions were prior to the snowstorms impacting Utah this week.

Environmental group sues US Forest Service over claims of overgrazing in central Utah

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Nov 26th - 12:15pm

An environmental group filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service last week accusing the federal agency of allowing for overgrazing in an area in central Utah they say is important for the greater sage-grouse and other species.

‘Docile’ bull elk illegally killed in Colorado; officials seek 2 vehicles, including truck with Utah plates

Kcnc Staff Via CNN  |  Posted Nov 25th - 12:13pm

Colorado Parks and Wildlife investigators and Moffat County sheriff’s deputies are looking for two people who may be involved in the illegal killing of a bull elk within Dinosaur town limits last week, officials said.

DWR trying to find out who illegally dumped 150 gallons of oil at Utah wildlife management area

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Nov 22nd - 8:58pm

State wildlife officials are asking for the public’s help in trying to figure out who illegally dumped about 150 gallons of oil in a wildlife management area near where a large wildfire burned in 2018.

Travel website ranks Utah 2nd-best state for adventure

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Nov 22nd - 12:16pm

Want adventure? You might as well stay in state, a new survey from a travel website says.

Utah angler: I took on the Amazon jungle to find the fish you see on ‘River Monsters.’ Here’s what I caught

Flint Stephens, Contributor  |  Posted Nov 21st - 5:42pm

If the television series "River Monsters" piques your interest and fires your imagination, you’re not alone.