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Salt Lake marks its warmest winter on record

SALT LAKE CITY — The National Weather Service says this winter was the warmest and least snowy on record in Salt Lake City. Meteorologists said Sunday the season that starts in December and...

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VIDEO: Great Salt Lake dredging debate: Boaters left adrift

Navigating a 54-foot yacht through the Great Salt Lake marina’s tight harbor takes finesse. It doesn’t help that a drought-induced dropping lake and...


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California could face droughts nearly every year

Not long ago, scientists at NASA and two major universities warned of an inevitable “megadrought” that will parch the southwestern United States for 35...


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Salt Lake marks its warmest winter on record

SALT LAKE CITY — The National Weather Service says this winter was the warmest and least snowy on record in Salt Lake City. Meteorologists said Sunday the...


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No federal water this year for parched California farms

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The federal government said Friday it won't send any of its reservoir water to the Central Valley for the second straight year, forcing...


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Utah Senate stifles clean air bill after industry lunch

SALT LAKE CITY -- A bill allowing the state to enact stricter air regulations than federal requirements failed Tuesday in the Utah Senate. Senate Bill 87 would...




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Ogden’s Seed Swap: ‘More than just growing vegetables’

This weekend marks the fifth anniversary of the Ogden Seed Exchange’s Seed Swap, and it’s seeing healthy growth every year. Friends David Wolfgram and...


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VIDEO: Sunrise Over Frozen Lake Superior

Video from WDIO shows the sunrise over a frozen Lake Superior as the wind chill was well below zero.


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HEAL director offers insight on burn ban failure

OGDEN — The Utah Air Quality Board’s proposed wood burning ban remains a hot topic among environmental groups, despite stifling public dissent....


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Scientists reconstruct Bear River's dry history using juniper

Scientists have once again used ancient trees to reconstruct a troubling history of drought in northern Utah. A study conducted by a team from Utah State...


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Bias alleged as EPA moves to block Alaska gold mine

Just north of Iliamna Lake in southwestern Alaska is an empty expanse of marsh and shrub that conceals one of the world’s great buried fortunes: A mile-thick...


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VIDEO: Great Salt Lake dredging debate: Boaters left adrift

Navigating a 54-foot yacht through the Great Salt Lake marina’s tight harbor takes finesse. It doesn’t help that a drought-induced dropping lake and...