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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

KSL.com 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

KSL.com  |  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.

Outdoor experts raising avalanche awareness as ski season approaches

Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted   Nov 17th - 10:20pm

After last winter successfully resulted in no avalanche-related deaths for the first time in 26 years, many outdoor enthusiasts are hoping to keep it that way this season.

Utah resorts ready to build on recent record-breaking ski seasons

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   Nov 14th - 9:47pm

Utah's 14 ski resorts are poised to start the new ski season as early as next week. Beginning the day before Thanksgiving, at least three ski areas will officially begin operations for the upcoming 2017-18 ski season.

Gone fishing? East Canyon Reservoir is really biting for boaters, shore anglers

Brad Kerr, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Nov 14th - 12:51pm

If you're looking for a hot spot where the fish are really biting, try Morgan County's East Canyon Reservoir. Regardless of the fishing options you utilize, the rainbow trout are very cooperative right now.

Where to find big brown trout in Utah this fall

Spencer Durrant, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Nov 13th - 2:01pm

If you know where to look — and what flies to use — you can catch a true trophy-sized brown trout here in Utah.

US sage grouse policy heading back to square one

Scott Sonner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 12th - 8:22am

Federal scientists and land managers who've been crafting strategies to protect a ground-dwelling bird's habitat across the American West for nearly two decades are going back to the drawing board under a new Trump administration edict to reassess existing plans condemned by ranchers, miners and energy developers.

Utah group looks to rename Squaw Peak, says term belittles Native American women

Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 10th - 5:45pm

A push is underway to change the name of Provo's Squaw Peak to something more honorable to Native American women. The Repeak Committee is leading the effort to remove the word "squaw" from the name of the iconic jagged mountain.

Where to go and what to use while ice fishing throughout Utah

Brad Kerr, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Nov 10th - 1:43pm

With cold weather bearing down on us, our favorite fishing holes will be freezing over soon to offer wintertime adventures on the ice. If you’re wanting to target specific fish on your trip, it helps to have an idea of where to go to catch them.

Utah officials consider allowing ATVs on Antelope Island

Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 9th - 5:49pm

Utah officials are exploring the feasibility of allowing all-terrain vehicles to be used in Antelope Island State Park.

Review: Outdoor products for families this fall

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Nov 8th - 3:46pm

The summer road trip season may have come and gone, but that doesn’t mean family excursions are coming to a halt. Here are some items that might be a good fit for your next outing.

Price man could face charges in poaching case involving trophy buck deer, DWR says

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Nov 7th - 1:02pm

State wildlife officers are recommending charges for a Price man who they said poached a 31-inch trophy buck deer a little more than a week before the state’s general deer hunt began.

Poll: Do you think Utah’s national monuments should shrink?

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Nov 7th - 1:01pm

With President Donald Trump scheduled to visit Utah in December to discuss potential changes to two of the state’s national monuments, we wanted to open the discussion to see what Utahns thought.

Grizzly bear bites hunter’s hand as he deploys bear spray

Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 7th - 11:00am

A hunter in Montana was attacked by a grizzly bear while tracking an elk he shot, leaving him with injuries to his hand.

Vandals paint sandstone cliffs at Snow Canyon State Park

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 3rd - 4:45pm

Utah State Parks officials are asking for the public's help to crack down on vandalism at a scenic park in the southwest corner of the state.

Fire crews starting fires in hopes to reduce potential threats

Alex Cabrero, KSL  |  Posted   Nov 2nd - 8:04pm

Fire officials are intentionally starting fires and controlling them in the Wasatch National Forest in hopes to reduce potential threats later on.

Proposal would require visitors to reserve trip to Arches National Park

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

In an attempt to deal with problems associated with rising tourism, the National Park Service proposed a new plan Wednesday that would put in place a reservation system for visitors traveling to Arches National Park during its high-visitation season.

Where to cut your own Christmas tree in Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Nov 2nd - 1:08pm

With Halloween come and gone, it’s time to start thinking about the upcoming Christmas season. If you want to cut your own Christmas tree on U.S. Forest Service land, here's where you can go in Utah.

What you should bring when ice fishing this winter

J'nel Wright, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Oct 31st - 1:23pm

Lures, jigs, and mousies —oh my! While it may seem hard to break the ice in the ice fishing community, having a basic knowledge of the dos and don'ts of this alluring sport is all you need to drop a line into this fun and satisfying hobby.