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Recreation

Sandboarding craze gets a foothold in dunes areas

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.  — Shredding down steep hills, catching big air and performing jaw-dropping tricks ... sound like the life of famed snowboarder...


Recreation

Tips to make your ATV experience more enjoyable

In 22 years on the seat of an ATV, I have learned a lot about the safe and sensible ways to enjoy a ride. Riding is the way I like to enjoy Utah’s beautiful...


Recreation

Back-country horsemen teach trail best practices

Iconically, the American cowboy stands for hard work, courage, and individuality — someone who quietly does his duty to make life better. Weber and Davis...


Recreation

Four Utah national parks on air pollution list

An analysis by the National Parks Conservation Association says all 48 national parks with the greatest Clean Air Act protections are plagued by significant air...


Hers

Here's a bucket list to make a child's summer linger

Summer slips away as quickly as those fading July fireworks and all too soon, the march back to school is in full swing. But before kids everywhere start loading...




Recreation

State Parks issues water level and boat ramp reports

Water levels at some Utah lakes and reservoirs have decreased, but boat ramps remain open with very few boat launch restrictions in place. In response to...


Hers

A 20-year 'plan' comes to fruition

I usually give a wide berth to plants with variegated foliage, thinking the bling of yellows and silvers amid the green soon can go from novelty to cloying excess....


Hers

Jazz up the campout with a s'morgasbord

The idea for a “s'morgasbord” came while our family was roasting marshmallows in my brother's outdoor fireplace. My daughter had brought Cookies 'n'...


Hers

For gardeners, cleanliness is next to ... impossible

Gardening is good for the physique. It helps to tone the arms and trim the midsection. At the end of a day in the garden your skin might even glow. How bad can...


Health

Medicare and Medicaid mark a milestone

Only weeks after Obamacare survived a Supreme Court challenge, Medicare and Medicaid mark a significant milestone: July 30 will be the 50th anniversary of the law...


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