Leia Larsen

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Recreation

Snow woes afflict winter resorts throughout the West

Skiers may have started swooshing down Snowbasin Resort’s slopes a day earlier this season, but the Ogden Valley’s other two resorts have seen setbacks....


Environment

Podcast: SE EcoTone Show - Snow Science

Listen to full Podcast below: // What’s up with our funky December weather? Is it true no two snow flakes are alike? What does it take to create that...


Recreation

Airline to serve national park destinations from Ogden

OGDEN -- This winter, an Ogden-based airline will start swooping national parks enthusiasts to destinations throughout the West. Friends and business partners Bret...


Recreation

Utah national parks mull fee increases

The New Year could ring in new recreation fees at National Park sites throughout the state. The National Park Service announced a broad proposal to raise fees at...


Recreation

Ogden man covers 700 Utah miles on foot

No pain, no gain, as the saying goes, and Eric Johnson isn’t afraid of a little suffering to feed his obsession. The Ogden resident is a special kind of...




Recreation

Nordic Valley sees weather setbacks

UPDATE: As of Dec. 5, Nordic Valley announced on its website that opening day is again delayed until Dec. 12.  EDEN –- Mother Nature hasn’t been...


Recreation

VIDEO: Snowbasin Resort opens before Thanksgiving

Cold, snowy weather and school break schedules conspired, allowing Snowbasin Resort’s gondola to begin turning a day earlier this season. “We saw the...

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