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Utah ski resorts see record numbers during 2020-2021 winter, despite pandemic

OGDEN — In spite of operating during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Utah ski resorts welcomed more skiers during the winter of 2020-21 than any other season in the state’s history.That’s according to a new report released by Ski Utah, the marketing firm owned and operated by the 15 ...

Weber County officials brace for another busy year at Pineview Reservoir

HUNTSVILLE — Last summer as the COVID-19 pandemic intensified and worries about contracting the virus put a halt to public activities, many turned to the outdoors.<a href="https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/uwcnf/recreation/hiking/recarea/?recid=74213&actid=78" ...

Construction on Davis County Bonneville Shoreline Trail has begun

BOUNTIFUL — Construction started this week on a major extension of one of Northern Utah’s most popular trails.On Wednesday, Davis County began work on what will ultimately be a 55-mile expansion of the Bonneville Shoreline Trail as it runs through the Northern Utah county. The first phase ...

Utah’s drought leads to decrease in 2021 deer hunt permits

The Utah Wildlife Board voted on Thursday to approve a decrease in the number of general season permits for the 2021 deer hunt in an effort to maintain healthy deer populations across the state.The board approved 74,025 general season buck deer permits for 2021, a 5,650-permit decrease from the ...

Davis County joining effort to improve, extend Bonneville Shoreline Trail

BOUNTIFUL — While members of Utah’s Congressional Delegation push for federal legislation to enhance the Bonneville Shoreline Trail, Davis County is working on a measure of its own that involves a significant extension of the popular Northern Utah trail.The county recently released a notice ...

Stranded hikers plucked off icy cliff in Beus Canyon

OGDEN — Two hikers who became stranded in an icy cliff area of Beus Canyon on Tuesday were rescued by Weber County search teams and a state helicopter.The hikers called 911 to report they had gone off the Beus Canyon Trail, near the top of the route, and got stuck in a cliff area, according ...