Recreation

Recreation

WWII skiers-turned-soldiers meet servicemen slope side

NORTH CONWAY, N.H. — Given the choice between turning soldiers into skiers or skiers into soldiers during World War II, the U.S. government decided the latter...


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Legislation would open federal land to hunters, anglers

WASHINGTON — Sen. Martin Heinrich was hunting for Barbary sheep across the terrain in his native New Mexico when he was stopped in his tracks. Tracts of land...


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Quagga mussels alert: Boats must exit I-15

ST. GEORGE — Boaters in southern Utah transporting a boat north on Interstate 15 must exit the freeway at the port of entry just south of St. George. At...


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Invasive fish: Kill on sight

To the average angler, the fact that burbot are in Flaming Gorge and northern pike are found in Utah Lake may not seem like such a big deal. The reality is, these...


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Mixed reactions about proposed national monument

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — A proposal to designate a vast, sparsely populated area surrounding the Grand Canyon as a national monument is getting mixed reactions....




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Learn how to hunt wild turkeys

In May, Utah’s backcountry will be alive with the sights and sounds of spring. Among them will be wild tom turkeys, strutting and gobbling to try to grab the...


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2,000 snow geese found dead in Idaho; cholera suspected

BOISE, Idaho — About 2,000 snow geese migrating from Mexico to their Alaskan nesting grounds were found dead in Idaho, the state’s Department...


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Volunteers needed to assist BLM in the San Rafael Swell

The Bureau of Land Management is in need of ATV volunteers to ride trails in the San Rafael Swell on Easter weekend, from Thursday April 2 through Sunday April 5....


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Plan approved for endangered Utah prairie dog

If you own land where Utah prairie dogs live in southwestern Utah, action taken on March 5 might affect you. That day, members of the Utah Wildlife Board...


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Family skiing closes the generation gap

Being outdoors is good. Being outdoors with your family is great. But being outdoors with three generations of your family all actively enjoying a ski day?...


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