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New report: Water scarce or water wasted?

A new report by the Utah Foundation looks at twin philosophies regarding water in the state.

Utah’s water future: Develop or conserve?

A new report by the Utah Foundation looks at twin philosophies regarding water in the state, whether the Beehive State is going dry or whether water is not priced aggressively enough to merit... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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View hawks and eagles on Raptor Watch Day

The public is welcome to view hawks, eagles and other birds of pray by attending Utah's annual Raptor Watch Day. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Hurricane Odile in Baja slams Baja California

Hurricane Odile raked the Baja California Peninsula with strong winds and heavy rains early Monday as locals and tourists in the resort area of Los Cabos began to emerge from shelters and assess... Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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Stronger Hurricane Odile aims at Mexico's Baja

Hurricane Odile grew into a massive Category 4 storm and took aim at the resort area of Los Cabos on Sunday, prompting authorities to evacuate vulnerable coastal areas and prepare shelters for up... Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014

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World's top paddlers tackle Md. whitewater course

The rushing, boulder-strewn river at the Adventure Sports Center International looks nothing like a level playing field. But it is, for athletes in this week's canoe and kayak whitewater slalom... Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014

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Conservation groups in Idaho eye lawsuit against predator control agency

Four conservation groups that contend that federal officials in Idaho are violating environmental laws by killing predators and other wildlife to protect livestock and crops have taken the first... Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014

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See Kokanee Salmon at two Utah locations

The annual Kokanee Salmon Viewing Day, sponsored by the state Division of Wildlife Resources, is Sept. 20 with events at Strawberry Reservoir and Sheep Creek. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Vail Resorts buys Park City Mountain Resort for $182.5M

Vail Resorts Inc. announced Thursday that it has purchased Park City Mountain Resort, which was previously owned by Powdr Corp., for $182.5 million in cash. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Fall tourism rising: Fewer crowds, nice weather

Fall used to be off-peak for tourism everywhere except New England and other fall foliage destinations. But autumn tourism is rising, with traditional summer hotspots increasingly busy September... Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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DWR encouraging anglers to keep fish instead of releasing them

The number of fish anglers keep in the state is down dramatically over the past 10 years, and the Division of Wildlife Resources says it’s hurting anglers. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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Residents: Hawaii lava part of living in paradise

Lava from Kilauea volcano has forced Shawn Heard to move her house once already, back in the 1980s. She's at peace with the possibility of eventually having to do so again. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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Plan to move Hawaii homeless out of tourist meccas

Jim Trevarthen used to teach tourists how to surf on Hawaii's famed Waikiki Beach. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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Kindness to wildlife can pay off in the garden

Competition and conflict have existed between people and animals since the first gardeners began sowing seeds on the ground. The critters just as quickly carried them away. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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BLM installs new interpretive signs at Moccasin Mountain Track site

The Bureau of Land Management-Utah Kanab Field Office recently installed three new interpretive panels at the Moccasin Mountain Track site near Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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Thirsty? Tour highlights Central Utah Water projects

From the dank tunnel burrowing under Soldier Creek Dam to the roaring machinery of the Jordanelle Hydropower station, a Thursday tour underscored the complexity and critical nature of Utah's water... Read more »

Sept. 4, 2014

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Plant gets Tesla closer to electric car for masses

To bring electric cars to the masses, Tesla Motors will use an expanse of desert where wild mustangs still roam for a factory that the company projects will crank out enough batteries to power... Read more »

Sept. 4, 2014

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Designated wilderness: 'Creating a legacy' for Utahns

Since the signing of the Wilderness Act 50 years ago Wednesday, some of Utah's most pristine areas have been protected as designated wilderness. Such designations present unique challenges and opportunities for land managers. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2014

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State Wildlife Board OKs bobcat hunting changes

Hunters and trappers will have a chance to take more bobcats in Utah this fall. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2014

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Three Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and — watched by officials as they spoke — called for... Read more »

Sept. 1, 2014

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2 men sue over Nevada trapping regulations, say they cause needless suffering for animals

Two men have sued Nevada wildlife commissioners, saying current trapping regulations are causing needless suffering for thousands of "non-target" animals including dogs, golden eagles and mountain... Read more »

Sept. 1, 2014

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Climate study yields bad news for tiny Nevada desert fish

For 10,000 years, a tiny iridescent blue fish has lived in the depths of a cavern in Nevada's desert. But a new study says climate change and warming waters — and its lack of mobility —... Read more »

Sept. 1, 2014

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Apparent lightning strike hits Duchesne County man's castle

A Duchesne County house built to look like a medieval castle was damaged Monday by an apparent lightning strike. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Group trips across Grand Canyon will need permit

Groups of hikers and runners who want to do grueling excursions across the Grand Canyon will soon need a permit — a move officials say will cut back on overcrowding, litter and safety issues... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Camp Williams holding open houses for land use study

The public is invited to attend open houses to learn about the Camp Williams Joint Land Use Study and provide input to the project team. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Free clinics offered for hunting ducks, geese

The state Division of Wildlife Resources will hold a series of hunting fairs and seminars for those who want to learn how to hunt ducks and geese. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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