GRIFFIN GETS THE GOLD AT WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES
Aude Aguilaniu, a member of the Westminster Alpine Ski Team and representing France, has won gold in the women's super combined at the 25th World University Games in Erzurum, Turkey.
Aguilaniu, a business major, finished in 52.00 seconds to edge out American Erika Ghent from the University of Colorado and French teammate Charline Vion.
The World University games is an event organized for student-athletes to compete in multiple sports. The games are scheduled every two years in both summer and winter in different cities around the world
The Winter games include: alpine skiing, nordic skiing, ice hockey, ice skating, biathlon, figure skating and curling. Events in the Summer games are: athletics (track & field), basketball, volleyball, football, judo, gymnastics, fencing, swimming, water polo, table tennis, tennis and diving.
The 2011 Summer games will be held in Shenzen, China.
JOHNSTON'S ARMY ADVENTURE CAMP REGISTRATION OPEN
FAIRFIELD — Register now for the Johnston's Army Adventure Camp at Camp Floyd State Park and Museum in Fairfield. This authentic and unique hands-on adventure camp is geared toward Boy Scouts, and fulfills requirements for the American Heritage Merit Badge and National Historic Trails Award.
Offered from April through October, adventure camp is based on the history of Johnston's Army at Camp Floyd in the Utah Territory. This two-day program includes an overnight stay with sleeping accommodations in re-created military tents. Scouts provide their own sleeping gear.
Camp size is limited to 30 scouts and leaders. Camp fees are $20 per person and include all camp materials and breakfast.
Camp Floyd State Park is located in the town of Fairfield, 22 miles southwest of Lehi on state Route 73. For more information or to register, please call 801-768-8932.
UTAH STATE PARKS BOARD MEETING SCHEDULED TODAY
SALT LAKE CITY — The Board of Utah State Parks and Recreation meets from 9 a.m. to noon today at the Department of Natural Resources located at 1594 W. North Temple. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.
Board members will consider new council members for both the Boating Advisory and Off-Highway Vehicle councils; take action on Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant requests; review a hunting rule change at Gunlock; and consider special use, special event and boating rule changes.
APPLY FOR BEAR HUNTING PERMITS STARTING TODAY
The Utah Division of Wildlife resources has announced that hunters can apply for a bear hunting or bear pursuit permit starting today. Applications can be found at wildlife.utah.gov.
Prospective applicants will need a copy of the 2011 Utah Black Bear Guidebook before applying. The book is available at wildlife.utah.gov/guidebooks.
To be included in the draw for permits, applications must be received through the website no later than 11 p.m. on Feb. 23.
For the first time, hunters can apply for a premium-limited-entry bear permit, which means hunters who don't take a bear during the spring hunt can hunt bears again during the fall hunt.
For more information, those interested in applying can call the nearest DWR office or the Salt Lake DWR office at 801-538-4700.