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....


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.


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.


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.


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...


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.


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.


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.


DWR: Fourth of July is the perfect time to go fishing

Brown Trout

Experts from the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources offer tips to help you make the most of your Independence Day fishing trip, wherther you’re taking the family or flying solo.


Nordic Valley's lofty expansion plans go online, but many questions remain

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All said, the proposition would take Nordic Valley from a diminutive 140 skiable acres to 2,850 lift-served acres.

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