A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 926 people across a swath of four countries.
National parks and monuments in Utah are a big economic driver, landing the state among the top 10 in the country for the amount of money visitors pump into the economy. Spending, like visitation,... Read more »
Four counties in Utah secured a $53 million loan from the Community Impact Fund Board to secure access for an Oakland, California, port to ship coal and other commodities. The investment gives the... Read more »
How willing are you to give up your lawn if it means saving water for your great-grandchildren to drink? Or will you pay more to ensure the latest water-saving technology is being used? A survey... Read more »
A man who allegedly led police on a wild chase through Zion National Park now faces criminal charges. Read more »
Amanda Smith, executive director of the Utah Department of Environmental Quality, is stepping down to pursue opportunities in the private sector after six years at the helm of the state agency. Read more »
A new study by University of Utah seismologists maps a huge molten reservoir under Yellowstone, revealing that it is much larger than researchers previously thought. It would fill the Grand Canyon... Read more »
Street banners for weeks have teased: "Whitney, Unpacking in the Meatpacking, May 2015." Read more »
That haze hanging over the Wasatch Front is actually smoke from devastating fires in southern Russia that has blown over the west coast of North America. The jet stream is sitting up over Utah in... Read more »
We are all in this together. That is the primary message of “Planetary,” a visually stunning documentary that feels like something of a secular pep talk for Earth Day. Read more »
Herriman is among the Utah communities preparing early for what is expected to be a rough wildfire season. Firefighters say there are some subtle trouble signs along the hillside. Read more »
Multiple groups are challenging the U.S. Forest Service approval of a lease that would lead to the recovery of 57 million tons of coal by extending the geographic reach of the SUFCO mine in central... Read more »
Poultry producers and scientists have been hoping warmer weather would knock down a virulent strain of bird flu that has hammered the Midwest, but the virus recently took its biggest toll yet,... Read more »
The public is invited to the first Ogden Ranger District Weber Pathways, and Ogden Trails Network Meet and Greet Day. Each agency will talk about what it does and why during the event. Read more »
The federal government on Monday proposed removing most of the world's humpback whale population from the endangered species list, saying they have rebounded after 45 years of protections. Read more »
A Utah man is quitting his job at a Salt Lake restaurant so he and his buddy can start the hike he's been dreaming about. After 19,000 miles and five years from now, he hopes to have traveled the... Read more »
One by one, Utah's ski resorts are closing for the season. Skiers at Brighton enjoyed the last day of the season on Sunday. Read more »
Glendale and Wingpointe have joined the Jordan River Par-3 as golf courses that will be cut from Salt Lake City's program. Read more »
Of the 407 national parks in America, only 128 charge an entry fee. On Saturday and Sunday, those entry fees will be waived as part of the kickoff of National Park Week. Read more »
An outbreak of measles that popped up at Disneyland in late December soon spread to six other U.S. states, Mexico and Canada. Health officials suspect an infected traveler, who caught the virus... Read more »
From above, five years after the BP well explosion, the Gulf of Mexico looks clean, green and whole again, teeming with life — a testament to the resilience of nature. Read more »
Support from city officials, police and fire departments and hundreds of volunteers ensured the survival of the Salt Lake Marathon when it looked like it might fail four years ago. The races are... Read more »
The chairman of the House committee that handles aviation legislation acknowledged Thursday that he has a "private and personal relationship" with an airline industry lobbyist. Read more »
Vacations in Europe have a new attraction: the euro's steep drop in value is making the continent much cheaper for tourists from across the world, especially the United States and China. Read more »
One lane of the Glen Canyon Bridge will be closed for wastewater pipeline maintenance on weekdays starting this week. Read more »
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority says it has a pretty good idea who visited the destination last year: 45-year-old married people making $40,000 or more with one-third of them coming... Read more »
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