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State wildlife agency's mission: Hunt, fish and learn

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources wants you — to protect wildlife resources and wild places. To that end, DWR serves up a variety of education and...


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No limit on archery elk permits

If you haven’t obtained an archery big game hunting permit yet, no problem — there’s still a chance to hunt in Utah this fall. Permits for...


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All National Parks will offer free admission Aug. 25

The National Park Service is turning 99 years old on Aug. 25 and everyone is getting a present: free admission! Visit a park in your neighborhood or plan a trip to...


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Bird hunting for beginners

On Aug. 28, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources will be sponsoring and event to help new hunters learn more about bird hunting from a variety of experts at the...


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Apply for a swan hunting permit

Applications to hunt tundra swans in Utah this fall will be accepted starting Aug. 25. Last year 5,226 hunter applied for a total of 2,000 permits to hunt tundra...




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Lots of events for Labor Day weekend at Snowbasin

Spend your Labor Day weekend listening to free live music, tasting chili, hiking, mountain biking, and more at Snowbasin Resort. Saturday, Sep. 5, enjoy a guided...


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Former Marine, 66, survives bloody hand-to-claw combat with

It was just before dawn when 66-year-old Vietnam veteran Larry Yepez locked eyes with a 200-pound black bear outside his home near California’s Yosemite...


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High plains hurricanes: Enjoying the worst of road trips

I’d just left Evanston, Wyoming when I glanced in the rearview mirror and saw the large wall of black clouds just beginning to form over western horizon....


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For some Yellowstone bison, a date with death

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — Even for a park with a history of unhappy encounters between people and wildlife, 2015 is shaping up as an eventful year for...


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National park fees for Arches, Canyonlands to increase

MOAB — Fees are set to increase at Arches and Canyonlands national parks to fund maintenance and improvement project within the parks. The Deseret News...


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Snow could come to Snowbasin sooner, thanks to new reservoir

HUNTSVILLE — Snowbasin’s winter season is about to get a boost with a new snowmaking reservoir. Construction of the resort’s new reservoir began...


Utah to raise number of cougar-hunting permits

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah wildlife managers are allowing more hunters to pursue cougars despite pleas from conservationists and animal lovers. The Salt Lake...