Recreation

ATV Adventures: Confusion on the Hobble Creek Trails

Lynn Blamires

One of the goals in going as a group on an ATV ride is to come back with the same number of people...

Recreation

ATV Adventures: Confusion on the Hobble Creek Trails

Lynn Blamires

One of the goals in going as a group on an ATV ride is to come back with the same number of people who started together. Of course, there is safety in numbers — especially due to the nature of Utah trails, which lead riders out a long way from services needed. A group of us had decided to...


Environment

Fact check: Can Nordic Valley build a ski resort in a roadless area?

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It’s not going to be a cakewalk. 


Recreation

ATV ADVENTURES: Product review — Alterra VLX 700 EPS

Lynn Blamires

Since Textron Off Road took over the Arctic Cat line of ATVs and snowmobiles, I have been excited to test the VLX 700. I was curious to see where they cut to keep the price so low. I got my chance when Shawn Keller of Mountain Tech Motorsports in Layton offered one for me to take out on the trail....


Recreation

Nordic Valley's new manager discusses big plans for small resort

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James Coleman met with the Standard-Examiner ahead of the meeting to provide more background on his experience, his thoughts on responsible resort management and his plans for Nordic Valley.


Local

Morgan's Cardboard Boat Regatta highlight of small-town July 4 celebration

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On Wednesday afternoon, the second annual Cardboard Boat Regatta — part of the Morgan County Fourth of July celebration — took place on a relatively calm section of the Weber River.


Recreation

Learn about birds of prey at the annual Flaming Gorge Osprey Watch

Osprey nest

The free viewing event takes place 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 14, in northeastern Utah.


Recreation

ATV Adventures: Product review — ShockStrap tie downs

Lynn Blamires

Securing ATVs on a trailer is serious business. I know because I have lost five machines off of trailers I have been pulling. They were not lost on public highways where concern for public safety would have generated some healthy fines. However, they did actually come off the trailer due to broken...


Entertainment

Celebrate, explore Weber County's expansive trail system at Saturday’s TrailFest

TrailFest 2018 bike trail

If you have yet to experience the Centennial Trail, Weber Pathways’ 2018 TrailFest is your perfect opportunity to do so.


Entertainment

Run with the dinos Saturday during 5K at Dinosaur Park

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If you’re the type of runner who needs extra motivation to finish a 5K — like, say, a dinosaur nipping at your heels — Saturday’s Jurassic Run might be for you.


Recreation

ATV Adventures: Scenery and fun at the Paiute Trail Jamboree

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The Paiute ATV Trail is a premier destination for OHV riders, and this upcoming event is the perfect way to experience it.


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