Recreation

Leading a ride without losing riders

Sand Hollow ATV ride 2

When I bought my first machine in 1993, I was like anyone with a new machine: Now, what do I do?...

Recreation

Leading a ride without losing riders

Sand Hollow ATV ride 2

When I bought my first machine in 1993, I was like anyone with a new machine: Now, what do I do? Where can I ride? I didn’t have a circle of friends with ATVs. I was shopping during the Thanksgiving weekend when I noticed a guy wearing a T-shirt with the name of a Salt Lake ATV club. I...


Recreation

West Point's 'Team Ashlynn' inspires people beyond half-marathons

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When Ashlynn Nelson was born, the doctor’s predictions were bleak. The West Point girl was diagnosed with Polymicrogyria at first, then MPPH Syndrome — a rare disorder that affects muscle tone, vision and brain function, among other things. But now, Ashlynn has inspired dozens...


Recreation

Blind Clearfield man's latest feat: Hunting a mature elk after waiting 18 years

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James Cabrey has conquered wrestling, education, work and hunting without sight or sound. Cabrey and his hunting buddy and sighter, Darel Webb, killed a 750-pound elk bull last week and will donate a portion of the meat to a homeless shelter.


Recreation

The best Utah road trips to take for fall foliage viewing

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You don't have to travel far to take a scenic road trip full of colorful foliage this fall.


Recreation

Crews fight invasive weed with controlled burn on Bear River Refuge

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he sky over the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge was smokey on Tuesday, Sept. 20 as firefighters lit prescribed fires to try and battle the spread of an invasive weed.


Recreation

Temporary ranger announced for Ogden forest

Martina Barnes

Martina Barnes will fill the role of acting Ogden District Ranger for three to four months until the district ranger position is permanently filled.


Recreation

Whisper Ridge: Utah's newest, biggest ski resort to officially open this season

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Northern Utah’s newest ski area is a secret no more. Whisper Ridge officially opened last winter, opening a portal to 110 square miles of powder. There are no lifts as this resort, no lodges and no season passes. Instead, Whisper Ridge offers a unique backcountry experience, accessing...


Recreation

Utah professor to speak on merits of unplugging in nature

David Strayer

Psychology professor David Strayer will be giving a talk on Sept. 16 at the Ogden Nature Center as part of the Utah Humanities Book Festival. He plans to discuss his work on cognitive restoration through interactions with nature while pitting them against the effects of the digital world.


Recreation

Columnist: Utah isn't conserving water and we're in for trouble soon

Trout Bum

Angler and columnist Spencer Durrant recently noticed a terrifying trend on a recent fishing trip.


Recreation

Despite early drama, 'Ogden Geezers' conquer LoToJa Classic

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They came. They saw. (Well, sorta saw; eyesight tends to dim at that age.) They conquered.


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