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Thanksgiving travel woes? There's an app for that

Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a headache. Mixing in Thanksgiving can make it a migraine.

DWR to host Bighorn Sheep Watch

The Division of Wildlife Resources will host a free Bighorn Sheep Watch event on Dec. 6 along the Green River in southeastern Utah. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Thanksgiving travel woes? There's an app for that

Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a headache. Mixing in Thanksgiving can make it a throbbing migraine. Technology provides some pain relief in the form of apps to let you know which... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Storm may snarl trip for Thanksgiving travelers

A nor'easter was expected to develop along the East Coast just as millions of travelers head to their Thanksgiving destinations, bringing mostly rain close to the coast, but heavier snow further... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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BLM seeks comment on Escalante grazing plan

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on preliminary draft alternatives for a grazing plan at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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Skiers celebrate snow and opening of Park City resort

Park City Mountain Resort opened for the first time under new ownership Saturday, and visitors enjoyed a steady stream of snow as they celebrated the opening of ski season in Park City. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Locavore movement takes to deer hunting across US

A decades-long national decline in the number of hunters has prompted states to tap into a new group of hunters — people who demand locally produced food, but don't know the first thing about... Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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Report: Grouse needs 3-mile buffer from drilling

A government report with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says a struggling bird species needs a 3-mile buffer between its breeding grounds and oil and gas drilling, wind farms... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Female wolf travels hundreds of miles to northern Arizona

Wildlife officials have confirmed the first gray wolf in northern Arizona in more than 70 years. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Amusement parks challenged by home entertainment

Your local fun zone, amusement center and theme park is facing an existential challenge these days. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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NBA's Adam Silver sends message on domestic violence

Adam Silver suspended Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor for 24 games without pay after Taylor pleaded guilty last month to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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UN climate fund falls short of $10 billion target

A United Nations fund that will help poor countries tackle climate change has fallen short, for now, of its target of collecting $10 billion, officials said Thursday. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Thanksgiving getaway: 46.3 million to hit the road

The good news for Thanksgiving travelers: the price of gas is at five-year lows. The bad news: a lot more people will be on the road. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Cost of Thanksgiving is going up, but not by much

Giving thanks will be a little costlier this year, but — and here's something you can be truly thankful for — it probably won't empty your wallet. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Washington gun law leads museum to remove rifles

A small museum in Washington state is removing World War II-era weapons from an exhibit to avoid having to comply with a new voter-approved law requiring background checks on gun transfers. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Brighton Ski Resort opens

Brighton Ski Resort opened for the season on Wednesday, and skiers and snowboarders made their way up Big Cottonwood Canyon to take to the slopes. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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DWR launches hunting and fishing app

Hunters and anglers now have a technological resource to aid them in their outdoor adventures. Utah.gov, and the state Division of Wildlife Resources recently launched a free Hunting and Fishing... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Britain's first bird-flu outbreak since 2008 follows European cases

Britain has confirmed the first case of bird flu since 2008 after a strain of the virus that's deadly for chickens and highly contagious for other fowl was found in the Netherlands and Germany... Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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BLM seeks input on new mountain bike trail system near Cedar City

The Bureau of Land Management's Cedar City office is hosting an open house for input on an approved mountain bike trail system near Cedar City. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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CDC: 172 people on cruise fell ill with norovirus

A cruise ship docked in California on Sunday after 172 people on board fell ill with the highly contagious norovirus during a nearly monthlong trip, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention... Read more »

Nov. 16, 2014

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Ray Grass: Utah skiing was strong last season, early indications are 2014-15 will be a record year

Utah's 2013-14 ski/snowboard season was the third best on record with 4.16 million skier/snowboarder days counted. Early indications are that the state is on track for a record season in 2014-15. Read more »

Nov. 15, 2014

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California cat cafe is catnip for feline fans

Cat lovers in Northern California are pouncing at the chance of spending time with feline company at a new cat cafe in Oakland. Read more »

Nov. 13, 2014

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Utah water year off to a lackluster start

The first full month of the new water year that began Oct. 1 failed to deliver on precipitation, with the statewide average clocking in at just 20 percent. Many areas of the state, such as Tooele... Read more »

Nov. 5, 2014

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Fishlake National Forest Christmas tree permits to go on sale

Christmas tree permits will be available again this year from the Fishlake National Forest. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2014

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Yellowstone park considers bumping up bandwidth

Can Old Faithful compete with Netflix? The prospect of streaming wireless service deep inside Yellowstone National Park is re-igniting the debate over whether there should be any place off limits... Read more »

Nov. 3, 2014

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Lake Mary area to undergo reconstruction

Lake Mary, a popular hiking destination located in Big Cottonwood Canyon, will undergo some construction next spring. Read more »

Nov. 3, 2014

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