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Visitors return to Zion National Park, neighboring businesses

Zion National Park returned to normal Saturday and business in the gateway community of Springdale picked up after 10 days of a government-induced coma. Read more »

Oct. 12, 2013

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Forest Service dedicates kiosk to 3 Utah wildfire victims

The Forest Service dedicated an informational kiosk Friday to the memories of three men killed in the 2007 Neola North Fire, which scorched more than 40,000 acres in Duchesne and Uintah counties. Read more »

Aug. 9, 2013

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Strawberry River restoration gives fish a helping hand

Strawberry River restoration will get more fish to Strawberry Reservoir. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2013

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Senate approves tax credits to attract convention center hotel to SLC

A bill that would provide tax incentives for a private developer to build a convention center hotel in downtown Salt Lake City narrowly passed the Senate on Monday. Read more »

March 11, 2013

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Outdoor Retailer trade show elects to stay in Salt Lake City through 2016

After several months of deliberation, Utah's largest trade show will be staying put after all. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2013

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Tussle over federal lands proving complex for Utah

Attempting to take control of federal lands in Utah will be a complicated endeavor that could stem the flow of federal revenue to the state, legislators were told this week. Read more »

Nov. 15, 2012

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The Outdoor Retailer show can make dreams a reality

The Outdoor Retailer show is unusual even among trade shows because it brings together such a diverse group of businesses. For four days, the Salt Palace area is home to businesses ranging from... Read more »

Aug. 4, 2012

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Future of outdoor trade show in Salt Lake City gets down to business

With the annual outdoor retailers show apparently Utah's to lose, the head of the Salt Lake convention bureau says the outcome hinges more on business than politics. Read more »

Aug. 2, 2012

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Organizers work to make 2012 Outdoor Retailers show bigger, better

Salt Lake officials are focusing on doing what they say helped the Outdoor Retailers show flourish in the first place. Read more »

July 30, 2012

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Utah may be jeopardy of losing Outdoor Retailers Show

Salt Lake City has hosted the semi-annual Outdoor Retailers Show that is responsible for millions of dollars in economic impact since 1996. Now, the city may lose the semi-annual trade show, due to... Read more »

April 26, 2012

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Little snow has been rough on Beaver County ski resort

The mild winter has made it rough for Utah ski resorts, especially resorts that don't make their own snow. Read more »

March 15, 2012

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Fire danger high; target shooters warned to be careful

Firefighters extinguished three wildfires in four days in the past week on the west side of Utah Lake — all of them started by gunfire. Read more »

March 14, 2012

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Protective wear for dogs in outdoors introduced

Two new products from the Outdoor Retailers show offer protection to dogs in outdoor elements. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2012

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Brian Nicholson: Reasons to Run: New ID gadget ensures outdoor runners' safety

There are new products on the market to keep you safe in the outdoors. This product from Nathan Sports keeps you safe and offers the convenience of having access to your cash, without the sweaty... Read more »

Jan. 24, 2012

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Outdoor Retailer Winter Market draws huge attendance

The Salt Palace in Salt Lake City burst into a global business stage this weekend with over 20,000 attendees using every inch of the 500,000 feet of floor space for the Outdoor Retailer winter show. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2012

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Footwear even a backpacker can take along

Anyone who has positioned, repositioned, and then thrown out that extra pair of underwear in an attempt to fit everything in their backpack, knows the importance of space and taking just the... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2012

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High-performance sport bottle meets the original BlenderBottle

The all new SportMixer is an updated version of the classic BlenderBottle. It's a high-quality sport bottle and mixer in one with a sleeker and more "sporty" design. It comes with a stainless... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2012

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Singing Dog Designs offers new Hydropack for adventurous dogs

With a dog's comfort in mind, Singing Dog Designs brings a new Hydropack dog pack to the market at this year's Outdoor Retailer Trade Expo. The water-toting pack is lightweight, durable and easy to... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2012

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Kim Cowart: Women's fitness fashion trends

With the growing numbers of women participating in athletics, retailers are responding with gear that is both feminine and functional. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2012

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Rocketship helps launch products at Outdoor Retailer show

Provo company Rocketship took part in a few of the releases offered by other companies at the 2012 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2012

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Nike Chosen Rail Jam rolls through Salt Lake City

The Nike Chosen Rail Jam stop #4 rolled through SLC last night crowing local Parker Worthen the winner. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2012

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Outdoor Retailer outgrowing Salt Palace, considering options

The Outdoor Retailer annual winter market is back in town and bigger than ever, but that's creating some challenges -- especially in terms of the future of the show. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2012

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Backcountry skier Dean Cummings is both adventure man and family man

For Dean Cummings, his passion for the outdoors is only exceeded by his commitment to his family. As a backcountry skiing enthusiast, Cummings has descended hundreds of different mountains in his... Read more »

Jan. 20, 2012

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Pro ski patroler weighs in on Ortovox beacon

The S1 beacon is top-of-the-line avalanche transceiver technology. At a $500 price point it's one of the spendier beacons on the market, but now Ortovox has introduced S1Plus with improved... Read more »

Jan. 20, 2012

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