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Summer rain eases drought impacts for much of Utah

August rain totals well above average for three consecutive years have helped Utah weather the impacts of limited...

Hear big game hunter survey results

More than 20,000 deer and elk hunters recently responded to a survey about the type of hunting equipment that should and shouldn't be allowed in Utah. Read more »

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Parts of Mammoth Creek to close for trout restoration

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources will conduct a native Bonneville cutthroat trout restoration project next week, prompting a closure of some areas in Mammoth Creek. Read more »

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PHOTOS: Sheepdog competition kicks off in Midway

The 2015 Vita Bone Soldier Hollow Classic Sheepdog Championship is drawing the world’s top sheepdog handlers — and 25,000 spectators — to Midway this weekend Read more »

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Herriman city officials say Blackridge Reservoir again safe for swimming

Herriman city officials say Blackridge Reservoir is now safe for swimming after chemical algaecide treatment decreased contamination levels. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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Summer rain eases drought impacts for much of Utah

August rain totals well above average for three consecutive years have helped Utah weather the impacts of limited snowpack and other drought conditions. The rain prevented tapping into reservoir... Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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North America's tallest mountain gets new name _ and height

North America's tallest mountain doesn't just have a new name. It also has a new elevation. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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BLM to study wild horse, burro populations

Field offices of the Utah Bureau of Land Management want to conduct population studies of wild horses and burros to arrive at better management strategies. Leaders from several rural counties in... Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Bluffdale to hold public meeting for new parks plan

Bluffdale will hold a public meeting to discuss a new master plan for the city’s parks and recreation department. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Egypt starts dig on Gaza border to stop smuggling tunnels

Egyptian military bulldozers are digging through the sand along Egypt's border with the Gaza Strip in recent days, pressing ahead with what appears to be a renewed campaign to pressure Gaza's Hamas... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Beyond gumbo: New Orleans restaurants rebound post-Katrina

Talk to folks on the street about the "holy trinity" and you're as likely to get a lesson on onions, celery and peppers as you are Catholicism. That's New Orleans, a city where eating has long been... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Ag secretary promises more sage grouse spending across West

The federal government plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage grouse in Western states — regardless of whether the bird receives... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perish

They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But African Penguins — the continent's only species of the flightless bird — are at risk of... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Ag secretary promises more sage grouse spending across West

The federal government plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage grouse in Western states — regardless of whether the bird receives... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Learn to hunt birds at a free clinic

The state Division of Wildlife Resources is offering a free bird hunting event. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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'I was just trying to get back to my family,' lost boy recalls

Malachi Bradley, 10, doesn't seemed fazed or panicked or worried when he describes spending 29 hours lost in a rugged area of the High Uintas. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Photos: Draper opens new trail system

The city of Draper opened its Little Valley Instructional Trails on Tuesday. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Utah ski resort buyer's guide: Buy early, save big

Every year ski/snowboard resorts present discounted winter passes based on age and deadlines. By buying early, skiers and snowboards can enjoy their sport for less. Also, major retailers offer... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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500,000 gallons of sewage water spewing from manholes causes Waikiki to close

Most of the famed beach fronting Waikiki was closed after heavy rains triggered a half-million gallon sewage spill near Hawaii's world-famous tourist district, officials said. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Outdoor Retailer show inks new deal with Salt Lake through 2018

The Outdoor Retailer show announced Monday that it will extend its contract to host its winter and summer conventions in Salt Lake City through 2018. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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Congressmen have 'Jurassic' plans for new monument, national park in Utah

Utah Reps. Jason Chaffetz and Rob Bishop want to turn what is today the Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry in Emery County into a national monument, and upgrade the Dinosaur National Monument near... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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Nevada Museum of Art opens unique Lake Tahoe exhibit in Reno

The first major historical art survey of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra's infamous Donner Pass takes an ambitious trip through two centuries, highlighting the roles of Native Americans and railroad... Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

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Salt Lake residents slip and slide at second Slide the City event (+video)

About 3,000 people hoisted their floaties up Main Street to zip down the 1,000 foot water slide at the second Slide the City event in Salt Lake City. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

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In search of a solution for protecting lands: What Utah can learn from Idaho and Nevada

Utah's public lands face a variety of alternate futures backed by conflicting priorities. It's a dilemma that has played out in neighboring states, which saw different outcomes that could become a... Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

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Argentine family on road trip to see pope in Philadelphia

cked their bags and embarked on a months-long adventure through the Americas in a Volkswagen van they dubbed Francisca. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

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Steve Eaton: Man makes sacrifice to give his 2 best friends a better life

Somewhere in Tucson, Arizona, is a man who gave up his two best friends for adoption so that they could have a better life. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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