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Long lines revive push for new system at Arches National Park

MOAB (AP) — Corona Arch is arguably one of the most famous arches in Moab. It rises more than 100 feet into the air, like a giant arm reaching out of the ground, then bends slightly before connecting to a steep cliff.But it’s not inside Arches National Park. Still, the parking lot at its ...

Mitt Romney pushes for Bonneville Shoreline Trail completion

U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, introduced a bill this week that would allow for the completion of Utah’s Bonneville Shoreline Trail.The Bonneville Shoreline Trail Advancement Act, sponsored by Romney and Rep. John Curtis, R-Utah, would adjust forest and wilderness boundaries “to allow the ...

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 ...