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Studies could increase freedom for Yellowstone bison

Yellowstone Bison

BOZEMAN, Mont. — Gardiner resident Bonnie Lynn is bracing herself for another gut-wrenching bison hunt north of Yellowstone National Park. The snows inside the park haven’t mounted high...

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After late start, Utah ski season excites locals and tourists

EDEN — By mid-morning Saturday, vehicles had begun to park in Nordic Valley’s overflow lots and the mountain teemed with activity as skiers and...


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Price tag to visit Glen Canyon could go up soon

PAGE, Ariz. — Officials at a national recreation area on the Arizona-Utah border are proposing gradual increases in entrance fees. The cost for camping and...


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Helicopters, “muggers” capture pronghorn in southern Utah

LOA -- As the sun peaked over the mountain tops on Dec. 16, the sound of helicopter blades pounded across the sage flats south of Loa and Bicknell in south-central...


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Surveying the winter range: Biologists track mule deer

Without antlers, it’s difficult to spot the males and distinguish the doe-to-buck ratio, which helps biologists get a sense of how Utah’s deer...


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Studies could increase freedom for Yellowstone bison

BOZEMAN, Mont. — Gardiner resident Bonnie Lynn is bracing herself for another gut-wrenching bison hunt north of Yellowstone National Park. The snows inside...




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Rainbow Bridge monument to close for trail repairs

PAGE, Ariz. — A natural sandstone arch near the Arizona-Utah border that draws 90,000 visitors a year will be closed temporarily for trail repairs. Heavy...


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New Sundown lift to open with Powder Mountain founder

EDEN — Powder Mountain Resort’s new Sundown lift took its first riders on Dec. 23. The ceremonial first chair honor was given to the original founder of...


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Moonlight ride funds Antelope exhibit upgrades

FARMINGTON — The partnership between Davis County and State Parks benefiting Antelope Island continues with the county providing Friends of Antelope Island...


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Layton plans to build neighborhood park

LAYTON – Plans to develop a $1.4 million park in the northeast corner of this community have been initiated. City council members voted Thursday to hire an...


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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....

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After late start, Utah ski season excites locals and tourists

EDEN — By mid-morning Saturday, vehicles had begun to park in Nordic Valley’s overflow lots and the mountain teemed with activity as skiers and...