Author and environmental activist Terry Tempest Williams will speak Sunday.
The head of Australia's delegation said Sunday its 700 athletes and staff would not move into rooms at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics for at least two days, citing electrical and plumbing problems in... Read more »
Author and environmental activist Terry Tempest Williams will speak Sunday at Theodore Roosevelt National Park in Medora. Read more »
Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, unveiled the final version of his much awaited Public Lands Initiative early Thursday, eliminating a mandate that seven counties in eastern Utah are off limits for any... Read more »
To mark the 15th anniversary of the terror attacks, the 9/11 memorial museum is staging a major special exhibition. It features artists who have transformed a day of terror — often with... Read more »
Losing near-monopoly control over Newark Liberty International Airport is going to cost United Airlines $412 million, or $264 million after taxes. Read more »
Two U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employees pleaded guilty to poaching-related charges in the killing of a trophy-class bull elk in western Colorado, state officials said Tuesday. Read more »
A man from Valencia died Saturday after being gored in a late-night bull run near the southern Spanish town of Alicante, while two men were gored and 12 others injured in the more popular morning... Read more »
A powerful typhoon slammed into Taiwan's eastern coast Friday, bringing ferocious winds and torrential rains to the area, killing one person and injuring 66 others. Planes and fishing boats were... Read more »
Independence Day took on new meaning for three former LDS Church missionaries who survived the Brussels airport attack in March. The three were honored as the grand marshals of Monday's Freedom... Read more »
Regas Woods headed down the runway for his first attempt at the long jump as fast as he could on his two prosthetic legs. As he hit the board for his jump, one of the carbon fiber blades broke,... Read more »
Park officials say a grizzly bear that has previously charged at people has bitten and scratched a hiker, and they will kill the animal when they find it. Read more »
When the temperature spikes, Phoenix trails will stay open for man but not for man's best friend. Read more »
Minutes after pulling on the yellow jersey for the first time in his award-filled career, Mark Cavendish walked over to the Utah Beach Peace Monument and placed a white rose to commemorate the... Read more »
The reeking carcass of a dead humpback whale was towed back out to sea some 24 hours after washing up at a popular Los Angeles County beach Friday. Read more »
Alberto Contador's quest for a third Tour de France title started in the worst possible way as the Spaniard crashed during the opening stage of the three-week race on Saturday. Read more »
British commuters were met by the eerie sight of World War I soldiers in uniform as they made their way to work Friday, the 100th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme. Read more »
Saturday's opening leg starts at Mont-Saint-Michel, a World Heritage Benedictine abbey perched on a rock off the coast, and ends at Utah Beach, one of the key landing sites for Allied troops on... Read more »
Wildlife officials set traps, installed wilderness cameras and scouted the woods by helicopter Thursday for the bear that attacked and killed a U.S. Forest Service employee as he rode a mountain... Read more »
A grizzly bear attacked and killed a 38-year-old mountain biker Wednesday as he was riding along a trail just outside Glacier National Park, Montana authorities said. Read more »
Salt Lake City firefighters found themselves in a rescue Monday they had never experienced before — returning a hawk, which appeared to have fallen from a tree, back to its home. Read more »
Due to very dry conditions and increasing fire danger in southeast Utah, Superintendent Kate Cannon has announced fire restrictions for Arches and Canyonlands national parks, and Natural Bridges... Read more »
Scientists have deployed a buoy 22 miles off the coast of New York's Fire Island to monitor several species of great whales in "near real-time." The high-tech acoustic device will eavesdrop on the... Read more »
Vandals etched crosses on the crumbling remains of the 180-year-old palace of a former Hawaiian king, the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources said Thursday. Read more »
U.S. Coast Guard searchers recovered one body Wednesday afternoon from a debris field believed to be part of a 29-foot sailboat off Florida's southwest coast, officials said during a news conference. Read more »
A federal appeals court is refusing to give a group of snowboarders another chance in their fight against a Utah ski resort's ban on their sport. Read more »
Condor program personnel monitoring a pair of the birds at Zion National Park have verified the presence of a chick, but recent events have wildlife officials on high alert. Read more »
The body of a missing 21-year-old hiker was found at the bottom of a 100-foot cliff Wednesday. Read more »
A Colorado boy attacked by a mountain lion near Aspen was improving in a Denver hospital after his mother snatched him from the jaws of the wild cat, his family said Monday. Read more »
In a desert city used to triple-digit temperatures, some hunker down inside and some head to the pool, while others still want to hit Phoenix's many hiking trails. But with temperatures creeping... Read more »
After losing sight in his right eye from a 2013 rocket attack in Afghanistan, retired U.S. Army Maj. Dan Thomas recovered with help from an equine therapy program at Walter Reed National Military... Read more »
After the most powerful El Nino on record heated the world's oceans to never-before-seen levels, huge swaths of once vibrant coral reefs that were teeming with life are now stark white ghost towns... Read more »
President Barack Obama says climate change is the biggest threat to U.S. national parks. Read more »
President Barack Obama wants more people to appreciate and visit America's national parks as the park system nears its 100th birthday. Read more »
Tourists and locals who visit the blues bars, dance clubs and barbecue joints on Memphis' Beale Street on Saturday nights now have to bring along some extra cash, just for the privilege of being... Read more »
say it's too soon to gauge whether a week of horrific news out of Orlando will hurt tourism there. But travel agents are not seeing widespread cancellations, and many travelers say they're... Read more »
It's an unwritten rule for Florida residents: Keep your kids away from ponds and lakes because alligators are everywhere. Read more »
Walt Disney World closed beaches at its Florida resorts Wednesday while dozens of rescuers searched a lagoon for the body of 2-year-old boy who was snatched off the shore and dragged underwater by... Read more »
More than 80 Civil War flags, some tattered, some stained in blood and ripped by bullet holes, capture the attention of visitors to New Hampshire's State House. Read more »
Galo Beltran stands on the tarmac testing a hand-held baggage scanner. Each time a barcode is successfully read, he smiles. Read more »
Visitors enjoy the sun, sand and sailboats at the Great Salt Lake on Sunday. Read more »
Los Alamos, a once secret city where scientists participated in the nation's classified World War II nuclear development program, can now be experienced much like it was then with a new app. Read more »
More than one-third of the world's population can no longer see the Milky Way because of man-made lights. Read more »
The death of a tourist who left a boardwalk and fell into a boiling, acidic spring in Yellowstone National Park offers a sobering reminder that visitors need to follow the rules, park officials and... Read more »
A woman who was attacked by a shark in Southern California was all smiles in a photograph taken as she recovers from a large bite wound that stretches from her shoulder to her pelvis. Read more »
A Canadian man and his son loaded a Yellowstone National Park bison calf into their vehicle last month because they thought it was an abandoned newborn that would die without their help, the men... Read more »
Astronomers thought they had a handle on how the universe ticks, but the cosmos may be toying with them. Read more »
Music is filling the air as cities all over Utah prepare for outdoor summer concerts and festivals. Genres ranging from classical to country to rock will fill these events, bringing a wide spectrum... Read more »
The following is a list of farmers markets throughout the state of Utah. Note: This is not an all-inclusive list. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with information, including location, dates and... Read more »
The most important thing to remember is to look for opportunities to have fun and try new things. You may be surprised what your community has to offer. Read more »
A woman is walking 80 miles while pulling a casket from her home to the state Capitol to raise awareness of mental health issues, including suicide and addiction. Read more »
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