Recreation

Pre-Thanksgiving turkey hunt back after 30 years

Turkeys in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — It’s turkey time in Utah, and not just for people getting ready to sit down for Thanksgiving feasts. A wild turkey hunt is back on in Utah for the first time in three...

Recreation

See bighorn sheep with Utah DWR

GREEN RIVER -- You can see Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep up close at the annual Bighorn Sheep Watch. The Division of Wildlife Resources will host the free event on...


Recreation

Apply for a turkey hunting permit

Even though snow has barely touched the ground in some areas in Utah, one group of Utahns—the state’s turkey hunters—are already preparing for...


Recreation

Black bear population growing in Utah

The number of black bears in Utah has increased over the past several years. While it’s thrilling to see a black bear in the wild, having more bears in Utah...


Recreation

Plan ahead for snowmobile season

As snow begins to accumulate, Utah State Parks managers remind young riders and their parents that state-required youth snowmobile education courses are available...


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...




Recreation

Snowboarders to appeal ruling upholding Alta ban

SALT LAKE CITY — Four snowboarders challenging one of the last U.S. ski resorts to prohibit their sport are appealing a recent ruling from a federal judge...


Recreation

Pre-Thanksgiving turkey hunt back after 30 years

SALT LAKE CITY — It’s turkey time in Utah, and not just for people getting ready to sit down for Thanksgiving feasts. A wild turkey hunt is back on in...


Recreation

Bountiful officials love RAP possibilities

BOUNTIFUL — Surprised by the margin of victory, city officials are enthusiastic about the possibilities renewed passage of a recreation, arts and parks...


Recreation

Conserve water, preserve recreation

When I was working on one of my first environmental stories at the Standard-Examiner, I had an interview with Scott Paxman at the Weber Conservancy District. The...


Recreation

Group helps Utah paraplegics hunt and fish again

It is a hunter’s worst nightmare – to lose the ability to hunt. Without the use of legs, hunting becomes tricky, and many paraplegics give up the sport...


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